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Healing into Self-Care

There are many ways to view self-care, and each view is perfect at any given time, from the eyes of each unique viewer. In this blog, I want to briefly intersperse some of my own thoughts or views about self-care with various quotations or views of others, including some of my kabbalistic learnings.
To me, self-care means expressing love for the little self and the Soul Self in action. But before we can express love for ourselves in action, we must be able to FEEL that love. And the more we are able to feel, and then express our love for ourselves, the more we are able to feel and express our love for others. Love begins within, and as it expresses within, so it can express without.
And all the while, we struggle and experiment with finding the balance between the two – caring for self and Self, and caring for others.
Jesus said, “Love thy neighbour as thyself”.
Buddha said, “ You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection”.