how to love yourself

close the door

dim the light

carefully strip down

trace your fingers over your skin

touch every part of yourself

go slower on the parts you hate

go over them again

feel the skin of those areas

the warmth

the life

think kind, curious thoughts

just try

just one

repeat until discomfort subsides

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