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Health Is Progress, Not Perfection

Erin Bahadur | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Erin Bahadur

For me, health means much more than its physical definition. It is emotional and spiritual as well. As I have hit these bumps along the way it has become evident to me that my health is ever evolving and will only improve it I put the effort in. Health is progress, not perfection. It is doing a little more than I did yesterday and not beating myself up for taking steps back.

What Love Becomes

Cynthia | Posted 04.15.2015 | Women
Cynthia

At age 5 love was there, but I didn't yet know that's what it was At age 10 love was seeing boys notice me At age 15 love was chasing after boys A...

2 Steps to Self-Love

Wendy Reese | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

These two steps are the way back to loving you. When you do, you open the doors to be loved fully. You no longer need that validation that you are lovable and enough from outside. You simply know. Any love that arrives only expands your knowing.

5 Steps to Sexy Dancing for Valentine's Day

Sarah Haykel | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Haykel

How will you learn to dance sexy? And, what is sexy dancing to you anyways?

How to Be More Loving This Valentine's Day

Lucie Lincoln | Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Lucie Lincoln

When it comes to Valentine's Day it can be very easy to get caught up in your relationship status, on the content of your relationship or what you are...

The Force of Love

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

As we get ready to celebrate Valentine's Day, I encourage you not to get sucked into the commercialization of the day, but I want you to understand that love is a daily decision of the heart. My journey has taught me a lot about love.

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.