Understanding Self-Love

Courtesy: Jon Tyson

A common misconception about self-love is that it is all about the ego and selfishness. Nothing is further from the truth. In his book, The Art of Loving, psychologist Erich Fromm made this observation:

“.. it is a widespread belief that, while it is virtuous to love others, it is sinful to love oneself. It is assumed that to the degree to which I love myself I do not love others, that self-love is the same as…

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Kenneth Leong

Kenneth Leong

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Author, Zen teacher, scientific mystic, professor, photographer, philosopher, social commentator, socially engaged human