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Love Yourself

This Valentine's Day, Love Yourself First

Melody Godfred | Posted 02.14.2017 | Home
Melody Godfred

I've noticed a funny pattern. Being on vacation opens me up emotionally. I can sit, doing nothing. And then the tears will come. Deep tears. They aren...

What Is Your Source Of Love?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 10.24.2016 | Home
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Most of us grew up believing that another person should be our dependable source of love - that this is what a relationship is all about. Yet this is ...

Seeking External Validation

Tanessa Holt | Posted 10.06.2016 | Home
Tanessa Holt

I still struggle and fall at times, I have days of insecurity and vulnerability as I navigate through life and there are moments that stretch into days where I feel discontent with myself and seek comfort and validation elsewhere.

A Beginner's Guide To Really Loving Yourself

Jenny Santi | Posted 09.23.2016 | Home
Jenny Santi

Only recently did I discover what it really means to "take care of yourself." It's been a long journey, and here are a few things I have done along the way.

How To Find Your Calling (From 5 People Who Found Theirs)

Brittany Nims | Posted 08.18.2016 | Home

Why does our culture perpetuate the belief that “finding oneself” is an age-specific phase, reserved only for angst-ridden teenagers and wanderlus...

An Honest Conversation About Body Image

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 08.01.2016 | Home
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Body positivity works both ways -- you should love yourself no matter what size you are, and no matter how many stretch marks you have. That doesn't mean you have to accept where you are and remain stagnant.

What Creates Self-Esteem?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 07.25.2016 | Home
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Do you have high self-esteem? Do you want to have high self-esteem? It is not as hard as you think to feel really good about yourself, but most people...

How Self-Love Saved My Marriage

Melody Godfred | Posted 07.15.2016 | Home
Melody Godfred

The crying was relentless. And it kept getting louder. I pulled myself out of bed and shuffled myself downstairs, disoriented and angry. Why is she st...

5 Ways My Cheating Boyfriend Empowered Me

Dajon Smiles | Posted 06.15.2016 | Home
Dajon Smiles

There is value in every experience, but you have to choose to find it. I'm going to share some recent lessons I learned through a man I dated and thou...

This Justin Bieber Parody Is Perfect For Parents Of Messy Kids

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 05.26.2016 | Home

For many parents, trying to keep a house full of kids tidy can feel utterly hopeless. That's the idea behind the Holderness family's new music video,...

Has Justin Bieber Beaten the Child Star Curse?

Mattea Kramer | Posted 05.04.2016 | Home
Mattea Kramer

To the surprise of many, the pop star is still standing and riding a streak of three straight #1 hits.

New Summer, New Me

Evelyn Fiske | Posted 04.20.2016 | Home
Evelyn Fiske

Working on yourself if definitely not easy and something that you don't "accomplish" but rather accept the challenge and continue to work at. It takes time, patience, and acceptance so go easy on yourself during your transformation to your best self.

Why It's Okay to Be Fat and Wear Shorts

Sarah A. Ford | Posted 04.06.2016 | Home
Sarah A. Ford

I can't remember the last time I wore shorts in public. Rolled up jeans -- yes. Dresses with panty hose - yes. (I know. I'm old school in court.) Yoga capri pants -- yes. But no shorts. I was probably 14 years old the last time I wore real shorts out in public. And that is absolutely ridiculous.

Stop Judging Bodies According To A False Ideal

January Harshe | Posted 04.01.2016 | Home
January Harshe

If the biggest insult you can give someone is about the size of their body, you need a hug, or maybe a throat punch.

How I Fell Back in Love With MYSELF After Getting Dumped

Rachael Yahne | Posted 03.10.2016 | Home
Rachael Yahne

I've done a lot of very stupid things for the love of men. It was an attempt to employ the principle of every romantic movie: the heroine needs someth...

You Are Fat - A Response to Hurtful Comments From Television Viewers

Stacey Skrysak | Posted 03.07.2016 | Home
Stacey Skrysak

Stacey Skrysak You have to grow a thick skin when you work in the television news business. As we are reporting the news, thousands of people at home ...

A Big Clue You Don't Love Yourself

Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks | Posted 02.23.2017 | Home
Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks

Until you can fully embrace all that you are, you will keep finding it a challenge to accept love and appreciation from someone else. And you will draw to you other people who don't love themselves.

Why You Aren't Losing When I'm Winning: Zapping the Zero Sum Virus

Miriam Ava | Posted 02.22.2017 | Home
Miriam Ava

And isn't it funny that zapping the zero sum virus happens through love, not war. See for yourself. Play with joy. Share with your friends and family. Let it ripple outward. The power to transform things has been in us all along. It's time to appreciate it.

Self-Acceptance Is a Journey, Not a Destination

Andrea Mai | Posted 02.22.2017 | Home
Andrea Mai

Today I feel that I can openly discuss my disability because I feel self-acceptance for myself. It took most of my life so far to get here, but now I can look back and appreciate the journey to get to this place in my life.

3 Ways to Stay True to Yourself in a Noisy World

Anthony Awadalla | Posted 02.05.2017 | Home
Anthony Awadalla

Tools that give me the confidence that I know I need and the maturity I've developed in order to go after what I want without falling into the same mistakes I made in the past.

Is It Bad to Love Yourself? (VIDEO)

Terri Britt | Posted 02.02.2017 | Home
Terri Britt

Years ago after I wrote my first book, Message Sent, I had a woman say to me in a very hateful tone, "Well I hope it's not about the self!" If it had ...

What I Learned From Missing My Own Party

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 01.22.2017 | Home
20 Beautiful Women

Written By Taffy L. Gotora I missed my own birthday party once. This happened several years ago when a guy who had been 'stringing me along' for a go...

A Little Secret: You Don't Need to Lose Weight to Love Yourself

Keara Hozella | Posted 01.19.2017 | Home
Keara Hozella

The content of this article may be sensitive to some readers. I'll let you in on a little secret: You do not need to lose weight to love yourself. Th...

Setting Yourself Free

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 01.05.2017 | Home
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

I often hear my clients say to me, "I can't do what I want to do because he or she wouldn't like it." How often do you find yourself limiting your own...

Setting Yourself Free

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 01.04.2017 | Home
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

If you are limiting your freedom due to fear of someone else's violent behavior, then you need to find a way to leave the situation. Again, it is you who are trapping yourself by being in a relationship with someone who verbally or physically violates you for your choices.