I give a lot of advice in this blog. I issue commands and get preachy and trumpet my opinions about behavior and thought processes and self-image and kindness and lots of other important stuff. And because that puts me in a position of assumed authority, I want to make a few things clear.
I am human, just like you. And that means that just because I command you to love yourself doesn’t mean that I love MYSELF every moment of every day. Practicing what you preach is extremely important … but practicing what you preach about positive self-image is also extremely difficult.