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Self Appreciation

How Many Likes Are Enough?

Andrea Wachter | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

When we seek approval from outside our selves, it is a never-ending search. Not only are we at the mercy of other people's ever-changing opinions but circumstances are always changing as well. We might make one friend happy but another is disappointed in us. Or we might please our partner one day but not the next.

The Sins and Virtues of Self-Esteem

Melanie Young | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

Strong self-esteem can help you navigate the worst storms and teach you to appreciate the light at the end of the tunnel even more. Self esteem cannot be bought, but it can be built from within.

The Best Birthday Gift You'll Ever Receive: Self-Compassion

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 11.12.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

One thing is for sure -- charting your own destiny can be extremely liberating providing you first lighten up -- on yourself! Have some self-compassion.

How I Got Rid of My Obstructions and Learned to Thrive

Rosalie Puiman | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Rosalie Puiman

By doing a self-love challenge, I build a habit in consciously taking time out of my busy day as a working mom to take care of myself. I now realize that to be able to be the business owner, coach, mom, partner, friend, daughter and sister I want to be, I need to be me first.

Make Valentine's Day Self-Love and Appreciation Day

Mary Pritchard | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

For the first time in 21 years, I will be spending this Valentine's Day alone. Although my ex-husband and I rarely made a big deal out of this "Hallma...

How To Live An Uncluttered Life Full Of Light

Jessica R. Dreistadt | Posted 03.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Jessica R. Dreistadt

This year, I have decided to adopt a new way of thinking, being, and doing that continually radiates my inner core, casting a transcendent light through every moment of my life. My resolution, for now and for always, is to live an uncluttered life full of light.

One Key To Happiness: Story-Busting

Andrea Wachter | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

When we acknowledge that everyone experiences pain, that every person struggles with difficult issues, and that most everyone is making up stories too, we can let go of comparing and contrasting and simply see us as all in this together.

Do You Have a Handle on Holiday Blues?

Helene Lerner | Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

We are in the throes of the holiday season, a merry time of year -- but that's not true for many of us, who are living less-than-perfect lives. Here are some tips that can help you to cope with holiday stress when you are feeling out of sorts.

You Are the Best Holiday Present

Randy Taran | Posted 02.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Taran

This season, consider that you are the Secret Santa, and what you give every day makes you fabulous not only during the holidays, but all year long. The best present is your presence and the best gift you could ever give is your authentic self.

Love Yourself Before You Love Others

Daniel Scott | Posted 12.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Daniel Scott

The mind responds. The gut reacts. The heart follows. Learn the subtle differences by staying true to the self. Stay diligently committed to ensuring your own happiness in order to fully serve the ones you love.

Here’s How To Feel Valued (WATCH)

Posted 08.19.2012 | Healthy Living

What makes us feel important? Who do we look to for validation? If we first validate ourselves and the choices we make, other people will start to not...

Self-Appreciation: The Flip Side of Self-Compassion

Kristin Neff | Posted 10.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Kristin Neff

Appreciation for our good qualities is really an expression of gratitude for all who have shaped us as individuals. Self-appreciation humbly honors those who have helped us become the person we are today.

Turning 'Lonely' Into 'Happily Solo'

Daylle Deanna Schwartz | Posted 06.20.2012 | Women
Daylle Deanna Schwartz

About nine months into my solo living it hit me -- I was enjoying my life a lot more than I did before.

Who’s The Biggest Blessing In Your Life? You Might Be Surprised

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Imagine a world where everyone in it was deeply grateful for who they were. How could that not produce more love? How could that not produce more peace and joy?

Gratitude Letter to Your Body

Sandy Henson Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sandy Henson Corso

Dear Body: Thanks so much for a lifetime of walking, seeing, breathing, smelling, tasting, hearing. I am so grateful.

Be Your Own Cheerleader

Mike Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

Cheering for ourselves with passion, and with a true sense of love and appreciation is not arrogant, it's actually required if we're going to live a life of fulfillment, gratitude, and meaning.