Yoga of the Heart: Cultivating Loving Kindness

The practice of regarding all living creatures with compassion and respect elevates spirituality beyond one's own self-interest. However, many of us forget the importance of being compassionate with ourselves. Without self-love, it is difficult to truly love those around us. Additionally, a lack of self-love can sabotage our ability to take care of ourselves, which will hamper our ability to truly uplift those we love.