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Loving Yourself

I'm A Failure!

Brian Harke Ed.D. | Posted 09.13.2016 | Education
Brian Harke Ed.D.

During my career in Academia, I have noticed an unhealthy trend among students. It's the obsessively self-critical thinking that happens when students do something that doesn't go "right." They fall into the judgmental trap of thinking they are a failure or something is wrong with them.

Getting Out Of My Own Way: Accepting and Loving All The Sissy I Am

Michael Rohrer | Posted 08.25.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Rohrer

I have a chip on my shoulder the size of Kentucky. Why Kentucky, you ask? Because it’s the state of my birth and the birthplace of my state of mind....

3 Ways To Love Unconditionally

Kelly Benamati | Posted 07.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kelly Benamati

Choosing to love others unconditionally is a gift we give to ourselves and to others. We are each here to significantly make a difference in some capacity in this life - loving others is one way to do that.

When A Healthy Lifestyle Becomes Unhealthy Living

Chelsey Wilson | Posted 06.22.2016 | Women
Chelsey Wilson

Most people only ever associate fitness with positive connotations and results; however, this has become far from the truth for many individuals, espe...

Memories and Mindfulness

Susie Wolbe | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Susie Wolbe

Finally, taking the time to pause and really value each of the events that pass our way, rather than just moving mindlessly from one moment to the next, can ensure that we really experience life, instead of failing to see the ties and connections that truly prove the connectedness of us all.

The Caring Heart!

Nkem DenChukwu | Posted 06.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Nkem DenChukwu

To care for another unleashes the feeling of joy and accomplishment. When you allow love to take root in your heart and soul, you open yourself and your world up, endless possibilities of grace.

The Art of Loving Yourself

Annéka Simpkins | Posted 04.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Annéka Simpkins

It is possible to love who you are now. And this is how.

My Marriage Doesn't Make Me Happy

Michelle Dempsey | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Michelle Dempsey

Happiness comes from within? Over the course of my adult life, I have read this statement more times than I can count. Coffee mugs, magnets, bumper s...

Dear Women: Let Me Remind You of the Great Powers You Posses

Sarah Blondin | Posted 03.29.2016 | Women
Sarah Blondin

Dear women of the world, rest a while and listen as I tell you of the great powers resting there on your hips, on your breast, in the fibers that twist and twine within your flesh, of the greatness you possess in which I think you need to be reminded.

Loving Myself Again

Aliya Abbas | Posted 03.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Aliya Abbas

As hesitant as I was to write this article, I couldn't help but to start typing up these words thinking that I must express the importance of loving o...

Do You Have Self-Love?

Christine Arylo | Posted 02.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Christine Arylo

My recommendation is to find one area of self love you are strong in, and keep cultivating that part of your relationship with yourself. Then find one area of self-love in which you are weak, and choose to focus on that area all year long, day by day making choices that reflect you giving yourself love in that way.

What If Tomorrow Never Comes?

Deborah King | Posted 01.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deborah King

How do you finally get around to loving yourself like you should? Here are five suggestions.

How Walmart Taught Me My Life Purpose

Jenean Zunk | Posted 01.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jenean Zunk

photo credit: I believe that the Divine exists in every moment, experience and person. Not only exists in i...

Embracing Your Quirks

Jassica Nia | Posted 01.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jassica Nia

I recently woke up one day, some days before the end of 2015, to the realization that the very reason I think differently, is the very reason why I ma...

Kindness and Compassion to All Beyond Christmas? Show Some Goodwill to Yourself First

Vidyamala Burch | Posted 12.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Vidyamala Burch

If you do practice these steps of goodwill towards yourself, then magically, in the true spirit of Christmas and giving, you will be able to care and love others much more deeply, in a much more sustainable way.

Embracing Self-Love: Let's Do This Together

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Fullerton, psychotherapist and writer I've written recently about giving -- giving to others, giving to your relationship, and b...

I Just Want to Thank You

Katharine Angelina Love | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Katharine Angelina Love

So off I went, down the steep step of stairs that brought me directly into the park and then; boom! Sun glorious sun and wide open space and no one there but me and I was so happy and so grateful to be alive and whole, arriving here on this beautiful sunny day.

Don't Love Yourself? Try Just Being Friends

Sara Eckel | Posted 11.03.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

So before you try to fall madly in love with the person in the mirror, Rinzler offers a more attainable suggestion: Try befriending yourself. We don't require our friends to gaze into our eyes and tell us how amazing and special we are, but we do expect them to listen to us when we need to vent about a bad day at work.

Saying 'Yes' to Me

Erin Parker | Posted 07.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Erin Parker

It wasn't until I was sobbing in my classroom on a Saturday afternoon that something finally clicked for me. I, like countless others, have spent my e...

My Best Friend, Anxiety

Penny Phillips | Posted 06.22.2016 | Women
Penny Phillips

When I was 7 years old, I had a panic attack at a restaurant while on vacation with my family in Greece. We were in the middle of dinner when suddenly inexplicable feelings of dread and fear began to consume me.

10 Truths That Will Help You Love Your Body Right Now

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 05.05.2016 | Women
Kate Bartolotta

As much as we are learning to accept different kinds of beauty in others, the weight loss industry is still making billions of dollars a year and "how to lose weight fast" is one of the most searched for terms on Google. Like so many of the most important things in life, self-love is an inside job.

The Narcissism Debate: Is It Selfish to Love Yourself?

Lindsey Smith | Posted 05.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Lindsey Smith

Just like on an airplane when the attendants say you must put your own oxygen mask on before you help others, it's kind of the same thing with self-love. The more you embrace self-love and carry the empathy that comes along with it, the more aware you become of both yourself and others

4 Steps to Less Stress -- and a Happier, More Loving You

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 06.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

credit: maridav/ Awareness brings its own reward. Most of us have no idea how stressed we are because we've been that way so long. For yea...

My Children Are My Greatest Teachers

Marci Baron | Posted 06.07.2015 | Parents
Marci Baron

It is this unconditional love for them that has taught me to accept, love and even value the not-so-wonderful parts of myself.

The Comparison Cure: Stop Judging Yourself and Start Loving Yourself

Christine Arylo | Posted 05.11.2015 | Women
Christine Arylo

You just never know what is possible when you give up toxic habits and choose to support yourself instead of sabotage yourself. That's what we call self-love!