There is a big difference between being selfish, or arrogant and self-love.
It is not “What you are” that holds you back
It is what YOU think “You are not” Regardless of what’s happening in your life or how people treat you, how you treat yourself is entirely up to you.
Definition of self-love
An appreciation of one’s own worth or virtue Self-love begins when we observe our actions and words with compassion as if we were our own best friend.
—Often we are reluctant to promote self-love mostly because we confuse it with selfishness. Since we are humans, we ought to have a healthy love for ourselves; it is from this fount that love flows out to others.