10 Magical Things That Start to Happen as You Begin to Love Yourself

“Love yourself —accept yourself—forgive yourself—and be good to yourself, because without you the rest of us are without a source of many wonderful things.” ~Leo F. Buscaglia

Have you ever experienced the peace and serenity that comes from accepting and embracing all of you?

Have you ever felt the freedom that comes from letting go of past hurts and resentments, and focusing all your energy and attention on what is?

That’s what love does.  

Loving yourself frees you from anything that is no good for your health – food, people, things, situations, and everything that drags you down and keeps you from being true to you so that you can become the person you were always meant to be. 

May this beautiful piece inspire you to let go of everything that’s keeping you from loving yourself and being true to you.

10 Powerful Things That Happen as You Begin to Love Yourself

1. As you begin to love yourself you rediscover your authenticity.

“As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today, I know, this is “AUTHENTICITY”.

10 Powerful Things That Happen as You Begin to Love Yourself

2. As you begin to love yourself you learn respect.

As I began to love myself I understood how much it can offend somebody if I try to force my desires on this person, even though I knew the time was not right and the person was not ready for it, and even though this person was me. Today I call it “RESPECT”.

10 Powerful Things That Happen as You Begin to Love Yourself

3. Loving yourself helps you mature.

As I began to love myself I stopped craving for a different life, and I could see that everything that surrounded me was inviting me to grow. Today I call it “MATURITY”.

10 Powerful Things That Happen as You Begin to Love Yourself

4. As you begin to love yourself you build self-confidence

As I began to love myself I understood that at any circumstance, I am in the right place at the right time, and everything happens at the exactly right moment. So I could be calm. Today I call it “SELF-CONFIDENCE”.

10 Powerful Things That Happen as You Begin to Love Yourself

5. As you begin to love yourself, everything becomes much simpler.

As I began to love myself I quit stealing my own time, and I stopped designing huge projects for the future. Today, I only do what brings me joy and happiness, things I love to do and that make my heart cheer, and I do them in my own way and in my own rhythm. Today I call it “SIMPLICITY”.

6. Love of oneself

As I began to love myself I freed myself of anything that is no good for my health – food, people, things, situations, and everything that drew me down and away from myself. At first, I called this attitude a healthy egoism. Today I know it is “LOVE OF ONESELF”.

6. As you begin to love yourself, you let go of everything that drags you down.

As I began to love myself I freed myself of anything that is no good for my health – food, people, things, situations, and everything that drew me down and away from myself. At first, I called this attitude a healthy egoism. Today I know it is “LOVE OF ONESELF”.

10 Powerful Things That Happen as You Begin to Love Yourself

7. As you begin to love yourself, you become more modest.

As I began to love myself I quit trying to always be right, and ever since I was wrong less of the time. Today I discovered that is “MODESTY”.

10 Powerful Things That Happen as You Begin to Love Yourself

8. As you begin to love yourself, you feel more fulfilled.

As I began to love myself I refused to go on living in the past and worrying about the future. Now, I only live for the moment, where everything is happening. Today I live each day, day by day, and I call it “FULFILLMENT”.

10 Powerful Things That Happen as You Begin to Love Yourself

9. Loving yourself reconnects you with the Wisdom of the Heart.

As I began to love myself I recognized that my mind can disturb me and it can make me sick. But as I connected it to my heart, my mind became a valuable ally. Today I call this connection “WISDOM OF THE HEART”.

10 Powerful Things That Happen as You Begin to Love Yourself

10. As you begin to love yourself, you let go and fully embrace life.

We no longer need to fear arguments, confrontations or any kind of problems with ourselves or others. Even stars collide, and out of their crashing new worlds are born. Today I know “THAT IS LIFE”!” ~ (all of these 10 points are attributed to) Charlie Chaplin on his 70th birthday: As I Began to Love Myself.

10 Powerful Things That Happen as You Begin to Love Yourself

And there are the 10 magical things that start happening as you begin to love yourself. Number 1 and number 9 go straight to my heart. How about you? Out of these 10, which one you need most in your life? You can share your comment by joining the conversation in the comment section below 🙂

Photo Credit goes to my beautiful friend Delphine at DelphineLeriche.Photography

~love, Luminita💫

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Luminita D. Saviuc

Luminita, the Founder of PurposeFairy, is an enthusiastic student of the arts, psychology, and spirituality. Her acclaimed blog post, 15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy , was shared by over 1.3 million people on Facebook. Later on, it became the heart of her book, 15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy., book that was published by Penguin Random House. For more details check out the 15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy Book Page.

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