Everyone goes through challenging times at some point in life. Right now, we are collectively going through a challenging time as an entire, interconnected world.
It is therefore crucial for us to remember to show ourselves love and compassion. To be caring, kind and considerate to ourselves. To treat ourselves with dignity and respect.
The golden rule states that we must treat others the way we want to be treated. We must also treat OURSELVES the way we want others to treat us.
A rather well-known principle states that you must love yourself before you can love others. If we can't be genuinely kind to ourselves, how can we be genuinely kind to others?