Published 28 May 2024

Self-Love Meditation

Embrace the transformative power of mindful self-compassion with guided meditations.

In the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, we often neglect one of the most important relationships we have—the one with ourselves. Self-Compassion Meditation offers a sanctuary from this chaos, providing a space to cultivate kindness, compassion, and acceptance towards ourselves.

What is self-love meditation?

Self-love meditation is an exercise designed to foster a kinder, more compassionate inner dialogue. By integrating mindfulness, self-compassion, and acceptance, this form of meditation helps us to embrace our true selves with love and understanding.

One popular exercise is Self-Compassion Meditation with Dr. Shauna Shapiro on the Virtusan App. This guided meditation for self love encourages users to extend love and kindness to themselves and others.

Benefits of self-love meditation

Engaging in self-love meditation offers a wide range of benefits that can enhance your overall quality of life:

  • Emotional wellbeing: Regular practice can significantly improve our emotional health, promoting feelings of happiness and contentment.
  • Reduced stress and anxiety: By calming the mind and fostering a sense of inner peace, Self-Compassion Meditation helps to alleviate stress and anxiety.
  • Improved productivity: A compassionate mind allows you to be more productive and stick to healthy habits.
  • Self-confidence: Developing a compassionate inner dialogue boosts self-esteem and confidence, empowering you to face life’s challenges with a positive outlook.
  • Greater resilience: With enhanced compassion, you can become more resilient, better equipped to bounce back from setbacks and difficulties.

Practicing self-love meditation

Embarking on a journey of self-love meditation can be both simple and deeply rewarding. Here are some tips to get started:

  • Guided meditations/scripts: Utilizing resources like the Virtusan App can provide valuable guidance, especially for beginners.
  • Quiet space: Find a quiet, peaceful place where you can meditate without distractions.
  • Comfortable position: Whether sitting or lying down, ensure you are comfortable to prevent physical discomfort from disrupting your meditation.
  • Focus on breath: Center your attention on your breath, allowing it to anchor you in the present moment.

Download the Virtusan App for Self-Compassion Meditation with Dr. Shauna Shapiro—available on iOS and Android.


Self-Compassion Meditation is more than just a practice; it’s a journey towards embracing our true selves with compassion and kindness. By dedicating time to nurture this relationship, we can enhance our emotional wellbeing, reduce stress, and build resilience. So, find a quiet space, settle into a comfortable position, and begin your journey to self-love today. Your future self will thank you.


You are using an outdated browser which can not show modern web content.

We suggest you download Chrome or Firefox.