How I Learned That Finding Love Meant Loving Myself

Self-love. It’s a self-help buzzword. It’s a cliché. I used to think it didn’t matter. But then, I used to think that I didn’t matter.

A sketch of a stick figure holding onto the bottom of a heart.
Photo by Nick Fewings on Unsplash

In the nineties, Phil Hartman invented a character on Saturday Night Live called Stuart Smalley who would look into a mirror and recite cringe-worthy…

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Amy Punt

Amy Punt

CEO, Punt On Point Media, Two Master’s degrees: Communication/Marketing + Directing for Film & TV. I write at the intersection of trauma/mental health/culture.