'Stop saying sorry.' I've been told this several times. I say it out of habit, and it comes out even when I bump into inanimate objects. Chairs. Corners. As important as it is to right our wrongs, not all situations warrant apologies. Sometimes, it's more appropriate – and a lot healthier – to express our gratitude.
Yao Xiao looked at everyday situations in which people put themselves down, and turned it into something positive in this powerful comic. Born in China, Xiao is an award-winning illustrator based in New York City. Some of her clients include TIME Magazine and National Geographic, among many more. You might have also seen her work in the cover artwork for Katy Perry's 2014 hit single 'Dark Horse.'
See how self-love may also help you in your most significant relationships, most importantly the one you have with yourself: