Great Grandmaster Tae Yun Kim teaches us about the 4th Code of Ethics: I will Learn to Love myself
Let’s think about this for a moment. When it comes to love it is easier to look outwardly in loving someone or being loved by others! How about loving ourselves? Great Grandmaster Tae Yun Kim teaches us that before we can express love, we must find love. We can’t share something that we have not experience. We must know love within ourselves before we can express it or give to another.
Loving ourselves sounds simple. We often believe that we do love ourselves, and yet our actions and reactions, and our lives show otherwise. However loving yourself is crucial to our personal growth, to the fulfillment of our dreams, and to develop healthy, happy relationships with others. There are many ways to practice self-love such as compassion, acceptance, embracing our own strengths and weaknesses and more.
It takes a lot of effort to look truthfully at your inner self and then to strive to make yourself better. Keep in my that when we recognize or experience the truth about ourselves, we automatically feel love, because love is a quality of our true consciousness and true ideas.
Learn to love yourself in the smallest form. That love will transfer into all that you do.
Inspirational Article: Psychology Today, KirkusReviews, Silicon Valley Talk