Psychology/self/Poetry

How Courage Inspires Love And Fear

Both are freedom of expression.

Bassey BY
2 min readOct 17, 2021

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Courage :

to love yourself,
to attract love and fear
to love others
to ask for what you want or need.
Self-love.

Courage:

to say nope or yes,
to stop manipulating others
not to force love or company
to wear your hair, skin, and smiles.
Self-love.

Self-Love is freedom of expression.

We can love others better as we love ourselves. I think self-love is vital in that you attract respect and admiration from others.

How do you describe yourself?

I’m fat.
My nose is big.
I’m awesome.
My butt is too flat
I hate my hair.
I’m just a mother.
I’m ashamed of my apartment.
I’m awesome.

Courage directs us to do what we love. And it instills fear in us to do our best in life.

Self-love is freedom of expression to move out of your comfort zone, look for what you want, and discard what you don’t want.

Who pays for the gym membership they’ve not used for the last three months? Look for the courage to do what works for you, not only for others — self-love.

Help yourself grow.

©BY

Bassey is a lifestyle consultant and a wellness/recovery coach. She has two decades of mental health and addiction recovery experience, holds NYS social work license, and is currently in private practice. She enjoys organizing, investing, puzzling, and writing.

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Bassey BY

I write lifestyle stories that help us get healthier, wiser, happier,& wealthier.I like to organize, garden, cook & invest. https://bassey.medium.com/subscribe