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Self Love

Rolling in Another's Skates

Sue Shanahan | Posted 08.17.2016 | Religion
Sue Shanahan

Learning to love myself means learning to love others. I've discovered they are both sides of the same coin. To quiet the self-berating voice in my mind, I had to stop finding fault in people.

What It Really Feels Like To Love Yourself

Jamie Varon | Posted 08.18.2016 | Women
Jamie Varon

Growth isn't bliss. It never was. It was a lie that said love would be white-teethed smiles on beaches. The pinnacle of self-love is not endless ecstasy.

Why You Should Apologize For Your Brand Of Awesome

Greg Kushnick, Psy.D. | Posted 08.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Greg Kushnick, Psy.D.

The advanced version of healthy narcissism would be to realize that your happiness and self-worth is actually tied into spreading love to the world, especially people who care about you and support you.

The Lesbian Chronicles 36: Feeling Grapeful

Katharine Angelina Love | Posted 08.16.2016 | Queer Voices
Katharine Angelina Love

I went into Harvest Wagon today to buy some pasta and other assorted goodies. I was in the lineup to pay when Frank, the manager of Harvest who happen...

Honor Your Personal History

Samantha Bennett | Posted 08.15.2016 | Arts
Samantha Bennett

Think for a moment about the private anniversaries of your heart.

What is Love? Longing, Union, And Seeing The Divine Within

Michael Mamas | Posted 08.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Michael Mamas

Above all else in life, we do well to tend to that rich family feeling our lives are built upon as our love for one another grows and unfolds. It is upon this feeling that we build our lives as healthy individuals, families, communities, and nations.

Accepting Ourselves Warts And All Brings Out The Best In Us

Rohini Ross | Posted 08.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rohini Ross

I just finished co-facilitating a Less Stress, More Living Workshop. It was so moving to witness the participants experience more freedom of mind and ...

The Lesbian Chronicles 35: Loving You, Loving Me

Katharine Angelina Love | Posted 08.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Katharine Angelina Love

Ever since that evening in Montréal, I have not stopped thinking about how I felt while witnessing Angelo's face soften into love. This is the experience I want to share with my future partner. I so want to experience this deep well of mutual love.

5 Ways To Practice Self-Love

Ursula Nwobu | Posted 08.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ursula Nwobu

While different people have different ways of expressing self-love, I'll recommend a few ideas that will settle you quite easy. The result is same; a satisfied and peaceful mind, walking around in a healthy body.

15 Stunning Photos Show There’s More To Women Than What Meets The Eye

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 08.10.2016 | Women

Every woman has a different story about her body ― and a new campaign is highlighting just how beautiful these differences are. Created by Australia...

How Being Happy Will Help You Live Longer

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 08.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

When I tell people my age, they always display shock. That may be because they just want to make me feel good, but in truth, I do look much younger th...

Actually, You Should Take Yourself Seriously

Sarah Cooper | Posted 08.11.2016 | Women
Sarah Cooper

When is the last time you had an opinion but didn’t share it with anyone because you didn’t think anyone would care? When is the last time you got...

An Open Letter To Society

Tanessa Holt | Posted 08.03.2016 | Entertainment
Tanessa Holt

An open letter to anyone who needs this right now.... Hey you, yeah YOU, the one sitting there reading this. Have I told you lately how incredible yo...

13 Reasons To Travel When You're Single

Max DuBowy | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
Max DuBowy

Travel and honeymoons aren't reserved for couples and ultra-wealthy people only. Most singles think they need to have a companion in order to feel secure enough to travel, don't let that common belief hold you back from traveling alone!

Feeling Good Is Looking Good

Ann Todhunter Brode | Posted 08.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ann Todhunter Brode

But to make sure you're looking your best, get behind the scenes and take care of your body. Nothing looks better than a truly healthy body that exudes intelligence, confidence, esteem, vitality, and ease.

How To Know If You're On The Right Path

Kajal Pandey | Posted 08.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kajal Pandey

Over the years I have questioned a hundred times what my path is because everything I was told I should do didn't feel right to me.

5 Ways To Forgive Fast

Amanda Gore | Posted 08.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Gore

Forgiveness and in particular, forgiving yourself, is the thing that changes everything else! Once you forgive yourself, you can find it in your hea...

For All The Women That Tell Themselves To 'Man Up'

Leanne Ellington | Posted 07.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Leanne Ellington

So allow me to be the one to uncage you, set you free, and give YOU whatever permission you need to WomanUp!

Be Unapologetically You: A Short Fun Story About A Long-Haired Pooch

Candace Loy | Posted 07.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Candace Loy

I have been so lucky to have spent close to two weeks housesitting for a lovely family. It's been so wonderful having two beautiful pets to play with and care for: a friendly ginger girl cat, and Pappi the Papillon.

14 Photos Of Plus-Size Women Feeling Damn Good About Their Bodies

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 07.29.2016 | Women

Simone Mariposa was sick and tired of hearing constant negative comments about her plus-size bod. So she decided to do something about it. On July 23...

Just Have The Pity Party

Claire Campanella | Posted 07.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Claire Campanella

I am suggesting that you get all of that negative energy out of your system. Don't judge your feelings. You're already feeling awful. That's why you're throwing this party in the first place.

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.

How My Month of 'No' Changed My Life

Yoga Journal | Posted 07.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

By Yoga Journal YJ senior editor Meghan Rabbitt shares how learning to say this one little word more often empowered her to makeover her entire life. ...

Moving Past Self-Criticism

Rani St. Pucchi | Posted 07.25.2016 | Women
Rani St. Pucchi

We measure ourselves, and our self-worth by standards that are not even real. We are indeed our own worst critic. It's our own perspective, our own internal dialogue, our own head... It's simply us.

What Creates Self-Esteem?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 07.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Do you have high self-esteem? Do you want to have high self-esteem? It is not as hard as you think to feel really good about yourself, but most people...