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Single? Here are 5 Ways to Have the Best Valentine's Day Ever

Alexis Meads | Posted 04.12.2015 | Women
Alexis Meads

I put a ton of pressure on Valentine's Day because it seemed that all around me people were in beautiful relationships, being showered with love. Everyone except for me.

#HealthyBellySelfie Awareness Takes Off

Emily Nolan Joseph | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Emily Nolan Joseph

We Don't Need Photoshop To Look Healthy I think about the 15-year-old me often. Like I'm trying to go back in time to fix something but I can't, rea...

Every Relationship Is a Mirror

Jennifer Kass | Posted 04.11.2015 | Weddings
Jennifer Kass

I invite you this week to spend some peaceful time alone each day where you can meditate, journal, do something you love, and connect with yourself. Give yourself this space to release anything that is no longer serving you -- thoughts, fears, worries, emotions.

5 Ways to Have a Radiant Valentine's Day When Single

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 04.11.2015 | Women
Jennifer Twardowski

Valentine's Day doesn't have to be a day of painful reminders. Whether you are single, married, engaged, or have just gone through a breakup or divorce it is possible to have a love-filled Valentine's Day filled with joy and happiness.

Experience More Love In Your Life Starting Today

Heather Strang | Posted 04.08.2015 | Women
Heather Strang

The truth is, even those expressions of Love have to stem from a feeling that an individual has inside of him/herself. We actually already have all of the Love we could ever need or desire -- inside of us.

How to Lose Weight and Keep It Off

Susanne Menge | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanne Menge

I needed to lead my own life rather than follow the advice of others. I had to start trusting my own insights. I had to become the author of my own story.

Replace 'Should' With 'Could to Live a Happier Life

Erin Bahadur | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Erin Bahadur

I am my harshest critic. I know I am not unique and I am not the only one this applies to. I challenge everyone to just pause and appreciate where you are today without any expectations. Be patient with yourself. You are right where you are supposed to be.

Why We Should Be More Self-Accepting (According To Science)

Happify | Posted 02.05.2015 | Healthy Living

You say "I love you" to your grandmother, your significant other and maybe even the stranger on the train who pointed out that you dropped your wallet...

Loving Your Body Doesn't Mean What You Think

Kimber Simpkins | Posted 04.06.2015 | Women
Kimber Simpkins

The mind is afraid that if you love the body as it is, you will no longer listen to it -- you'll no longer listen to reason. But the not so secret truth that the mind likes to conveniently forget is that it's not separate from the body.

27 Common Things That Prevent Our Happiness

Elyse Gorman | Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

Instead of looking outwards for happiness, simply look within at all the ways you are preventing yourself from being happy in this very moment -- and work on letting them go. To get you started, here are 27 common things that prevent our happiness.

Self-Love Gremlins

Karen Cigna | Posted 04.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen Cigna

Let's begin the month of February by celebrating loving ourselves, by speaking and thinking kindly of ourselves. Have a large-sized day!

7 Things You Must Do Before You Say 'I Quit!'

Allen Vaysberg | Posted 04.04.2015 | Business
Allen Vaysberg

Your life is yours and how you live it is only up to you. You can choose to live contently or you can live a life that you wake up loving. Which would you prefer? You deserve better, it's never too late to do what you love and get paid for it!

Be Your Own Valentine

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 04.04.2015 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Prioritizing yourself is not selfish or greedy, but an act of self-preservation and gratitude that allows you to be a better, spouse, partner, parent, sibling, friend or colleague. These actions steps will give you techniques if paying attention to yourself is difficult.

What I Changed For The Sake Of My Kids

Wendy Bradford | Posted 04.04.2015 | Parents
Wendy Bradford

I had tried many times to be a different, gentler kind of mother -- but what I've finally come to realize is that I couldn't be a gentler kind of mother until I could be a gentler kind of person with myself.

25 Ways to Nourish Your Self-Love and Your Life

Kemi Nekvapil | Posted 04.01.2015 | Women
Kemi Nekvapil

The journey of self-love is a long one, but it is much easier to navigate when you have self-loving actions and ways of being that you can call upon when needed. Here are 25 ways to nourish your self-love so that you can be kinder to yourself and to others.

Learn How to KISS to Reduce Your Stress

Roxanne Ford | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Roxanne Ford

I needed to make some different choices because they weren't working out so well for me. So began my journey to getting a little extra loving in my life. I got busy KISSing. Anywhere and everywhere I could, I learned to K.I.S.S.

'Beauty Is Something That I am Not Really Willing to Settle On'

Wendy Reese | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

I suppose I am very visual. I see beauty in some really unique places. I see it inside people, and it annoys the crap out of me when the person has tried to hide or dim their beauty, consciously or unconsciously, in order to feel safe, accepted, or loved.

Inner-Work for the Single Woman

Damali Elliott | Posted 03.30.2015 | Women
Damali Elliott

So clear the mental debris and begin to create a mindset that grows incredible thoughts that will foster into dreams. Whether you are single or in a relationship there is inner-work to be done...

You Always Have a Choice

Cathy Cassani Adams | Posted 03.29.2015 | Parents
Cathy Cassani Adams

We don't have to wait to make choices that make us feel good. We don't have to throw up our hands and decide we are failures because we didn't follow through on our intention. Sometimes the best laid plans need tweaking -- we need to make room for our humanity.

Think Like a Man, Act Like a Woman, Be the Woman You Were Born to Be

Elyse-Anne | Posted 03.29.2015 | Women
Elyse-Anne

Sometimes as a power woman, we forget that we're a woman and we end up behaving like a man. And as a result we forget to look and feel beautiful. On the other hand, when we allow ourselves to be that needy girlfriend/wife, we give our power to our man and become helpless.

Are You Addicted to Blaming Others?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Charles consulted with me because his wife of 18 years had threatened to leave him if he didn't stop blaming her all the time. He admitted to frequent...

38 Things I've Learned to Let Go of in 38 Years

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 03.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

Last year, to celebrate another trip around the sun, I wrote a birthday blog called "37 Life Lessons in 37 Years." It was reminiscent of my life's big...

The Amazement of the Gods

Brooke Hampton | Posted 03.25.2015 | Weddings
Brooke Hampton

I am here to love and be loved -- to use my love to change and be changed. I did not come here to get wrapped up in a Disney fantasy or spend my life hunting my Romeo.

Can I Ever Trust Men Again?

Tanner Kennedy | Posted 03.25.2015 | Women
Tanner Kennedy

You are what you attract. These men are simply of reflection of yourself. There is something that has happened that has caused you not to fully trust yourself to care for, protect and nurture your own heart. The foundation of any amazing relationship starts with self-love.

10 Life Lessons Hitting Rock Bottom Has Taught Me

Roxanne Ford | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Roxanne Ford

With each hardship I've learned that I am a survivalist. I am resourceful. I am an alchemist of my surroundings. And I'm resilient beyond (even my own at times) belief.