Ditching the Quest for Self-Love

CONFESSION: Every time I use the phrase “self-love” whether it’s in a session with a client, or a conversation with a friend, I feel a little inauthentic. Not as if I’m lying, but more like I’m trying to sell something that I can’t completely get behind, like pickle-flavored potato chips, or sweaters for dogs.

Do I love myself? Sure. I think so. Well, sometimes. Oprah (who also exists as a voice in my…