“If your spiritual regimen includes a rewards system or punishment, it’s a bad sign. You shouldn’t have to meditate for an hour, practice yoga every day or eat 100% gluten-free and organic to earn that chocolate or get that pedicure you’ve been wanting. That’s not self-love or self-care.”
If you enjoy my newsletter, you’re probably interested in self-improvement which means you should also be aware that sometimes it can go too far.
The Los Angeles Times interviewed Danielle LaPorte, author of the new book White Hot Truth: Clarity for Keeping It Real on Your Spiritual Path from One Seeker to Another, and LaPorte offers some advice on how to keep your habits healthy.
She shares four signs your self-improvement is becoming self-destructive including a lack of boundaries, feelings of guilt, and embracing a one-size-fits-all spirituality.