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In the latest episodes of The Chopra Well's 30 DAYS OF INTENT, Iman and Natalie experience therapy sessions with counselor Alyssa Nobriga, focusing on the difficult path to self-love and acceptance. Iman bravely recognizes the role he played in a recent traumatic breakup, saying, "It's hard to forgive myself." Natalie criticizes herself for missing several key passes, which, she says, ultimately marked the end of her professional soccer career.
Both struggle with self-acceptance in the face of these regrets, a feeling to which many can probably relate. Does self-love mean loving all of it - the faults and failures, too? To echo Natalie's words in the previous episode, "How do you love the parts of yourself that are most misbehaving?" Better just to love our friends, our family, anybody else, than to spend too much time trying to fall in love with the one person we know best… Right?
"You can't love anyone else until you learn to love yourself."
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