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Good Enough

Diana Lang | Posted 03.08.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Diana Lang

Life can sometimes beat us up a bit, turn us over, and spin us around on the subject of our worthiness. Friends and family, and perfect strangers tell...

You Are a Swimsuit Model Whether You Like It or Not

Lisa M. Hayes | Posted 03.04.2017 | Women
Lisa M. Hayes

Let's talk about what it means to have a bikini body, shall we?? In case you don't know me, I'm not just a head shot. I do have a body, and I'll just...

Sunday Night Reflections: How to organically break the cycle

Stevon Cook | Posted 03.04.2017 | San Francisco
Stevon Cook

I'm not a spiritual leader, nor a millionaire, nor a person with several fancy degrees from world-renowned schools. I run a small nonprofit and I'm a local politician focused on education issues. And despite my failures and my station in life, I love the man I've become.

The dark side, the other side of online dating

Sophia Husbands | Posted 03.03.2017 | Women
Sophia Husbands

I first ventured into online dating over ten years ago. And it was not in the format you may expect nowadays. It was via a chat room, so there were no...

Check It. Own It. Move It: The 3-Step Checklist to Love Yourself Today

Rupa Mehta | Posted 03.03.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Rupa Mehta

When winter has us suffering from varying degrees of seasonal affective disorder, work is moving as slowly as our feet through the icy slush on the st...

Finding Your Heart When You're Suffering

Sofia Rose Smith | Posted 03.01.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Sofia Rose Smith

photo by Sofia Rose Smith, Tuscany This week has been a roller coaster of lessons about the importance of sinking back into my heart when my head is ...

Burn Survivor Bares Her Scars Without Makeup To Remind Us To Love Ourselves

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 03.02.2016 | Good News

In an awesome "Power of Makeup" tutorial, a beauty vlogger demonstrates how important self-love is, whether you find it through wearing makeup or not....

Bearded Model Stomps The Runway And Sticks It To Her Haters

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 03.01.2016 | Style

Harnaam Kaur, who is known for her distinctive beard and her body positivity, opened a show at Royal Fashion Day in the UK last week. In an Instagram ...

Are You Often Seen as 'The Bad Guy'?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 03.01.2017 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Tamara and Douglas could not stop fighting as long as they both thought they were bad. As they each did their inner work, developing their spiritually-connected loving adult self who is capable is seeing beyond their wounded self into their essence, their fighting gradually diminished.

The Lighthouse: An Interview with KiNG on Truth, Self Love, and Poetry

Alanah Joseph | Posted 02.28.2017 | Black Voices
Alanah Joseph

Standing completely in your truth is by the far the most difficult task. It requires an elevated level of both self-awareness and acceptance that is as noteworthy as a Nobel Prize.

Love Yourself FIRST

EBONY.com | Posted 03.01.2017 | Black Voices
EBONY.com

Understanding it is everyone's responsibility to save themselves just as it is my responsibility to save myself has finally helped me put my cape away and lay down my cross. It's also taught me that trying to save people from themselves is a futile act.

Frances Cannon And The Push For Body Positivity In Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.29.2016 | Arts

"Self-love is a process," says artist Frances Cannon. "It takes time and effort. Some days are harder than others, but with practice, patience and bel...

The Discreet Length of Eternity

Petros Koublis | Posted 03.01.2017 | Arts
Petros Koublis

Who are we? If we have no past to be connected with - for what is gone is forever gone - and if we have no future to expect - for future exists only...

Why I Don't Care What You Think About Me

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 02.28.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara Jacoby

For as long as I can remember, my goal seemed to be pleasing everyone else. Whether it was my parents, siblings, friends, teachers, significant others...

12 Signs You Lack Self Love

Christine Arylo | Posted 02.26.2017 | Healthy Living
Christine Arylo

Self love is one of the foundations for everything in our lives. And there are real, practical ways to cultivate and grow it, especially when you know where and how you lack it.

7 Reasons Why the Way You Feel Depends on You

Kajal Pandey | Posted 02.26.2017 | Healthy Living
Kajal Pandey

When I started to meditate and dive into the life-changing practice of self-inquiry, I started to understand the nature of my thinking. Meditation taught me to be present with my thoughts and how the nature of my thinking creates the experience of an emotion felt in the body.

6 Reminders For Anyone Who Is Too Hard On Themselves

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 02.25.2016 | Healthy Living

Feeling stressed? You're not alone. We all have a center of wisdom and balance within us, but sometimes life takes over and we can feel all over the p...

(Don't!) Stop Being So Sensitive

Amy Aves Challenger | Posted 02.25.2017 | Parents
Amy Aves Challenger

Today, my sensitivity isn't a hindrance, it's my guide: I write daily poetry on twitter, I paint, and I share my candid perspective in essays like this one and in my upcoming novel. I work with the homeless when I can, connect with other moms of special needs children, and spend a lot of time trying to parent from my gut. Sensitivity is a heavy burden -- because it's made of gold.

NEDAwareness Week: The Things You Learn After Recovery

Keara Hozella | Posted 02.25.2017 | Healthy Living
Keara Hozella

Cultivating a life without negative influences and without playing into anything that would encourage the disorder and threaten your recovery is critical.

For the Love of Likes or For the Love of Self

Brittney Oliver | Posted 02.25.2017 | Women
Brittney Oliver

February is a month that we celebrate being loved and loving someone else, but don't forget the most important thing and that's to love our selves.

In The 'Hour Late' (Ben Banks 4)

Jon Horford | Posted 02.24.2017 | Arts
Jon Horford

Through her example, Mr. Bank's mother teaches her son lessons in work ethic and selflessness that he has carried with him his entire life.

The Kickass Formula That Restores Libido

Lisa Mae DeMasi | Posted 02.23.2017 | Women
Lisa Mae DeMasi

"The Female Orgasm. The Big O. That elusive, reclusive Loch Ness of the labia. Does it prove the existence of God, or just His twisted sense of humor?...

10 Women Prove Why Putting Yourself First Is Good For Business

Shauna Mackenzie | Posted 02.23.2017 | Women
Shauna Mackenzie

When self-care is pushed to the bottom of the list, it's a downward spiral. The energy, clarity and creativity necessary to thrive in business become absent. This lack of self-care starts to become directly tied to the lack of revenue coming through the door.

A Big Clue You Don't Love Yourself

Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks | Posted 02.23.2017 | Healthy Living
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.

This Will Help You Tap Into Self-Compassion

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 02.23.2016 | Healthy Living

Feeling stressed? You're not alone. We all have a center of wisdom and balance within us, but sometimes life takes over and we can feel all over the p...