Self love, warmth and feelings of openness are really natural to us, yet self love has traditionally been seen as a moral flaw, akin to vanity and selfishness. However, in 1956, psychologist and social philosopher Erich Fromm proposed that loving oneself is different from being egocentric, conceited or arrogant, meaning instead caring about oneself, and taking responsibility for oneself.
We’re taught by society that our worth is found in the idols of our culture, status, technology, certain attractiveness, youth, sex, power, money, and romantic relationships. But if you base your self worth on the external world, you’ll never be capable of self-love. We often flood our minds with thoughts of, “I’m not enough, I don’t have enough, and I don’t do enough.”
Erich Fromm proposed a re-evaluation of self love in a positive sense, arguing that in order to be able to truly love another person, a person needs first to love oneself, by having to respect oneself, and know oneself (e.g. be realistic and honest about one’s strengths and weaknesses).
Feeling worthy requires you to see yourself with fresh eyes of self-awareness, and love. Acceptance and love must come from within.
“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh
You don’t have to be different to be worthy. Your worth is in your true nature, a core of love and inner goodness. You are love. You are a beautiful light. We can bury our magnificence, but it’s impossible to destroy.
Loving ourselves isn’t a one time event. It’s an endless, every-day, moment by moment ongoing process.
Sublime360: Art of self love is taking self-love to a fun new creative level. Through the discovery and creative process of photography and making art, you get to to celebrate your body temple, guilt-free and unrestricted. You get to be the REAL YOU, raw and authentic, painted in clouds of your inner dreams and fantasies that reveal you most authentic core.
Each artwork is intertwined with the spirit of the subject in the work. You are someone that deserve to be celebrated. To the rest of the world you may be a friend, mom, ordinary business leader, teacher, etc. But in Art of Self-Love you’ll be perceived in vibrant colors with your inner spirit rising above the organic curves below. Sublime360° art is multi-faceted and made with love.
After successfully empowering other women around the world through art and the creative process, and helping them discover their freedom, authenticity and self-love that allowed them to live their dreams, my deepest desire is that I’ll be able to help you do the same.
With love & gratitude,