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Jul 212015
Give Up Self-Improvement


As many of you know, I’m off work at the moment with a hip injury that I actually first suffered with 5 years ago. Well, the devil makes work for idle minds and you can spend a lot of time on the internet when you’re recovering and can’t move about very well! (It’s amazing how much time you can waste on the internet!)

Fortunately, there is a good side to this. I was speaking with my gorgeous Take Care Project lovelies about the work of Robert Holden recently, and have just bought his beautiful book, ‘Life Loves You’, a collaboration with Louise Hay. This phrase, ‘Life loves you’, is bringing me so much comfort at the moment, so I really feel called to dive more into these incredible teachings.

Give Up Self-Improvement

Why You Should Give Up Self-Improvement

‘Why You Should Give Up Self-Improvement’ in an incredible YouTube video that I stumbled across this morning. It might seem strange that a self-help teacher should give us such crazy advice, but there is a lot to be said for Robert’s way of looking at things and it makes a lot of sense. If, like me, you find yourself striving and trying hard to make yourself a better person, the advice Robert offers in this video is like a breath of fresh air.

I had to laugh when I stumbled across this video, as in many ways it echoes an old article of mine that I shared on my Facebook page last week. Self-help is a fantastic tool, but it’s not designed to make us feel inadequate. We need to use it more as a guide, rather than constantly believing that we’re a problem to be fixed.

Interviewed by Addictive Daughter, Robert addresses this in this incredible Hay House video and lots more besides.

(The main lesson of the video starts from 9:20, but the rest is fantastic too!)

What did you learn from the video my love? Are you striving for self-improvement or self-acceptance? Let me know in the comments below- I’d love to chat about this.

With love from the sofa, Katie     xxx

* Image by Alex Wigan via Unsplash

Click for: Robert Holden’s Website  //  Robert’s Facebook Page

  6 Responses to “Why You Should Give Up Self-Improvement”

  1. Thank you for sharing this Katie. It was just what I needed to hear!
    Lots of love & hugs from my sofa to yours :) xo

  2. What an eye-opening article and video Katie! I never thought of it in this way and it makes so much sense. Thanks so much for sharing this.

    • I know, tell me about it! I feel so much lighter after watching this video- the book is beautiful too.

      Hope you’re taking care of you my love- xxx

  3. Great video! I never thought of it that way but it’s so true! Thank you for sharing it and I hope you are feeling better xx

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