We received the following question from one of our readers:
“Should we put our self first in all things, or are we supposed to put others first?”
You’ve probably often heard these admonitions:
- Think only of others.
- Love others unconditionally.
- Put others before yourself.
- Be of service to others.
Those are noble-sounding sentiments. But they will guarantee you a life of misery and joylessness.
You serve absolutely no one if you do not serve yourself first. For it is only when you appreciate and love yourself first that you are empowered to fully appreciate and love others.… Read more