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Self Love

A Seasoned Woman's Secret for Finding True Love

Joy Weston | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Joy Weston

This amazing woman, who gave me life, shared her secret for being one of the happiest and most beautiful women in the world; absolute self-confidence derived from being madly in love with you!

How Leggings and a Justin Timberlake Concert Changed My Life

Hayley Miller | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Hayley Miller

I challenge you to discover your trigger. Don't let it pass you by though. To the naked eye, your trigger may at first seem like a reason to eat a pint of Ben & Jerry's and binge-watch OITNB, but if you look closely, it could be your moment to shed some skin (and possibly, a few pounds).

The Power of Intentions

Jordan Dansky | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Jordan Dansky

It's the power of little intentions. It's setting goals for yourself that, although they may be small on their own, will ultimately help you lead a happier and healthier life. It's everything from walking home from work to calling your parents/grandparents to waking up an hour earlier.

Are You a Pushover? Seven Ways to Get Deliberate in Your Life

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 08.15.2014 | Women
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

If you allow yourself to be a pushover you are not honoring yourself, thereby you directly contribute to the erosion of your sense of self and your relationships. Love yourself. Here are seven ways to get deliberate and activate for yourself.

Suicide Hurts: Love Heals

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 08.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Debbie Gisonni

No matter what you're going through in life, whether that's a difficult day or a difficult year, when you love yourself completely, you find your center, and when you find your center, you realize you are not alone but connected to all there is in the universe. And all there is -- is love. When you know this, you will never give up on life.

Confessions of a Chubby Girl

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 08.11.2014 | Women
Shannon Kaiser

For me, once I admitted that I really like sugar, and that eating it makes me happy, my cravings died down. I stopped wanting it because I knew I could eat it if I wanted it. I replaced my years of resistance and pushing away the foods I loved with a more compassionate approach.

How I Overcame Self-Loathing and Learned to Love Myself

Andrea Pennington, M.D. | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Pennington, M.D.

We all have hidden conflicts of interest. Though we desperately want to be accepted for who we really are, we fervently seek the comfort of community and so prevent our true nature to be seen and deny our real self full expression.

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Tami Shaikh | Posted 08.11.2014 | Women
Tami Shaikh

Well, I do know I stole this line from the famous Snow White, but I just had to. You, my dear mirror have become my biggest enemy. I can't even look at you without feeling sad. It seems like every time I try to sit and embrace what I see in you, I just look away.

'I've Learned To Love What Makes Me Me'

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 08.11.2014 | Style

It's not hard to spot Nikia Phoenix in a magazine spread or on the runway. The model has a look that you just can't forget thanks to her stunning frec...

Why am I Still Single?

Tracy Crossley | Posted 08.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Tracy Crossley

If we lack confidence, it's from playing it safe for way too long. It comes from hiding out and sticking our toe in rather than both feet. We won't know if it's safe, until we venture all the way in, and if the water is too cold, we can choose to try a warmer, more receptive place to jump in!

Why Soul Time Is Important for Women in Love and Life

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 08.08.2014 | Women
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

By their very nature, women are nurturers and tend to give out more than they receive. Soul time is important for women to stay connected within. If women can make soul time a part of their daily life they will have happier lives and be more fulfilled in their relationships.

A Woman's Worth

Susan Winter | Posted 08.05.2014 | Women
Susan Winter

A woman's worth is the totality of who she is. We are more than our bodies. We are more than our age or beauty. We are more than our sexual allure. A truly empowered woman knows how to love herself and love another, completely. Her heart has no limits. Her choices have no limits.

How Do I 'Let Go and Let God'?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

"How do I stop letting my ego run my life?" "How do I stop trying to control everything and let go? "How do I stop judging myself and ruminating about...

How I Learned To Love Myself For Who I Am -- Not The Size I Am

Ally Del Monte | Posted 08.04.2014 | Teen
Ally Del Monte

Some people might look at this photo and see a fat girl. I see a girl who fought many demons, dealt with many medical problems, wanted to give up on life but crawled her way back inch by inch to see that life is wonderful, and in fact, decided to# BeBrave and believe in herself.

5 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 20

Alexis Meads | Posted 08.04.2014 | Women
Alexis Meads

When I was 20 I struggled a lot with saying no to anyone -- including myself. I had this strange inner-feeling that if I said no, I somehow wasn't being kind, or nice, or loving and that I'd be letting someone down

The Moment I Stopped Being Perfect: What Beauty Really Is

Erin Dullea | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Dullea

I've spent many moments staring at another woman in awe of her appearance and then -- somehow -- finding myself feeling less than. But then, Monday happened.

It's Our Brains That Need Fixing -- Not Our Bodies

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 08.01.2014 | Women

"We put our life on hold, we stunt it, because of our bodies." That's the startling truth blogger and speaker Jes Baker shared in a May 2014 TEDx t...

5 Things To Know About Starting Your Own Business

Alexis Meads | Posted 08.01.2014 | Small Business
Alexis Meads

The flow of my days, quality of my work and sense of fun and meaning in my life look very different now than they did when I started.

Light Up Every Room You Enter

Joy Weston | Posted 08.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Joy Weston

Own Your Magnificence! Not long ago the amazing Dr. Maya Angelo passed away, leaving a legacy of words and actions that continue to inspire us ...

Why Your 20-Year-Old Self Wants You to STFU

Amy Ruhlin | Posted 07.31.2014 | Fifty
Amy Ruhlin

I realized that making peace with our past, with our crazy younger selves, works so much better than beating up on them or giving them advice. It makes us whole. It allows us to move forward and to age with gratitude and tolerance for ourselves and for others.

10 Healing Mantras For When You Need A Pick-Me-Up

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 07.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Shannon Kaiser

Your soul knows the best way for you to heal. Part of removing the pain is to allow yourself to listen to the grief and move through it with attention.

Be a Wonderful Friend... to Yourself

Katie Kempner | Posted 07.30.2014 | Women
Katie Kempner

Be your own best friend. I know it sounds incredibly corny, and yet it really is true. Because in reality, the only person you are absolutely guaranteed to go through life with and the only person that you truly know you can always count on, is yourself... so treat yourself with the care.

50 Tangible Ways to Practice Self-Love

Alexis Meads | Posted 07.30.2014 | Women
Alexis Meads

If you don't work on yourself, if you don't take time for rest and relaxation, if you don't feed your soul, then you'll be so burnt out and depleted you won't be any help to anyone else -- least of all yourself.

Dear Inner Child

Michelle Renee | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Renee

I have been sitting at my computer for two weeks off and on searching for places to go. Yes, I am an adventurer. I love to travel, meet people, live...

My Best Day As A Mom, So Far

Kristen Hewitt | Posted 07.30.2014 | Parents
Kristen Hewitt

My best day as a mom came about six months after my worst day as a mom.