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Self Love

How to Live a Life With Purpose

Amber Voiles | Posted 04.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Amber Voiles

While on your path of self-discovery remember, above all, to be gracious and kind to yourself. You will make mistakes. You will be tested, so that your values can become increasingly clear. When your values become clear, your desires and your dreams, they too become clear. They become markers on your map of destiny. They are indications of what you have every right to achieve

Here's An Incredibly Simple Way To Practice Self-Love

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 04.08.2016 | 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...

The One Ritual That Will Change Your Life

Catherine A. Wood | Posted 04.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine A. Wood

By prioritizing me first, I was training myself to focus on what really matters. Just as the flight attendant always reminds us to put on our own oxygen mask first before helping our neighbors, the same rings true with self-love.

An Evolution Of Self-Love, As Seen By My Shoes

Lara Heacock | Posted 04.08.2016 | Women
Lara Heacock

I know that it's OK to show up as me. I know that my value is not determined by my weight, my mood and certainly not by my shoes. I determine my worth, and no pair of shoes can ever change that.

10 Things I Do When I'm Being Self-Aware

Matt Hearnden | Posted 04.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matt Hearnden

Self-awareness is when you don't turn one problem into two.

What Is Your 'Vietnam'?

Angela N. Holton | Posted 04.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Angela N. Holton

When bad things happen weigh them fairly against your deepest anguish and upheaval that you not only survived, but also lived to perhaps share your story and inspire others.

Saying 'I Do' To My Body

Amy Dresser | Posted 04.07.2016 | Weddings
Amy Dresser

In addition to making a lifelong commitment to my fiance, maybe I need to say "I do" to myself, and to my body. To appreciate it for all it has given me, to respect its strengths and its flaws, to treat it kindly even when it makes me angry and irritated, and to love it even when it lets me down.

Why I Quit My Passion

Michelle Anneliese | Posted 04.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Michelle Anneliese

Everyone says to follow your passions and do what you love, but what do you do when your passion starts to destroy you?

The Art of Putting Yourself on a Pedestal

Mary Pritchard | Posted 04.06.2016 | Women
Mary Pritchard

Two years ago, I made a promise to myself. When faced with a situation where I was asked to do something - no matter how small - if I didn't get an im...

When I Prioritize Me, I Will Be Free

Angela Howell | Posted 04.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Angela Howell

Strangely enough, one right action can give me just enough of a self-esteem boost to make another right decision. All the while I'm reminding myself what I really want, what I really value, and what my true intentions are for my life and day-to-day living.

Self Love Rising #lovesaveslives

Kajal Pandey | Posted 04.06.2016 | Impact
Kajal Pandey

The one thing we can't learn is Love. We can only truly feel Love. This powerful energy transcends every limit, challenge, suffering and hateful act...

How to Cultivate Self-Love Without Being Narcissistic

Kirsi Bhasin | Posted 04.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Kirsi Bhasin

I still use that promise whenever my life feels out of alignment or whenever I'm at the point of needing to make a change or a shift and I'm scared. I make that promise and it keeps me committed to myself.

Model Has A+ Response To A Hater Who Called Her A 'Fat Cow'

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 04.06.2016 | Women

Attention, haters. Iskra Lawrence has no time for you. On April 1, the model, who has appeared in American Eagle's unretouched Aerie Real campaign, sh...

Internalized Oppression: Healing Scars You Can't See

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 04.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

I'd repeat messages that inspired love, confidence, support. I began to talk to myself in my head the way I would encourage my best friend, or sister, or even a student.

Choosing Happiness

Jodi Guber Brufsky | Posted 04.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jodi Guber Brufsky

Exercise boosts the "feel good" brain chemicals like serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine, which may help buffer some of the effects of stress. It's even one of the most effective prevention and treatment strategies for depression.

Does Loving Yourself Lead to Weight Loss?

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 04.04.2016 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

The outside counts for something, but it's not the end-all, be-all, and often times we can't change those conditions we find ourselves in. What makes us better is deciding to love ourselves no matter what. We need that. And when we do that, sometimes we open the door to miracles.

Relief for Depression: The Key May Be Individualized Help

Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC | Posted 04.04.2016 | Women
Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC

With increasing demands at work, family responsibilities, and the expectation of what having it all should look like, statistics show depression affec...

Those Who Travel Solo Are Not Alone

Celinne Da Costa | Posted 04.04.2016 | Travel
Celinne Da Costa

"Don't you feel alone traveling solo?" I've lost count of how many times I've been asked this question. By now, my response rolls off the tongue, rea...

5 Ways You're Destroying Your Self Confidence

Claire Campanella | Posted 04.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Claire Campanella

We are naturally drawn to those who display self confidence. We admire people who seem to have it all together, who have a strong sense of self worth, and who respect themselves. However, this desirable quality is not a given.

Stop Trying to Get Your Sexy Back

Toni Williams | Posted 04.04.2016 | Women
Toni Williams

We could blame this post on authors like Terry McMillan and Vicki Iovine, who's writings have coached women through the times that have felt like the ...

Being a Loving Advocate for Yourself

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 04.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Loving self-care is never about controlling others or avoiding our own feelings. Being a loving advocate for ourselves is about taking the action -- guided by our Higher Power -- that brings about deep inner peace and joy.

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall...

Rani St. Pucchi | Posted 04.04.2016 | Women
Rani St. Pucchi

Looking for that perfect someone to make you happy? Someone who will validate you and make you feel complete? Well, look again! This time just look ...

Haters Make Us Self-Aware

Matt Hearnden | Posted 04.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matt Hearnden

Now I can catch myself if I'm judging someone and ask myself to be honest about what's really going on. The more I think about it, the more I think that when we judge others, we're judging ourselves.

Why a Red Bikini Changed My Life

Kerri O'Loane | Posted 04.01.2016 | Women
Kerri O'Loane

On the first day of vacation, I put my red bikini on and in that moment, I truly loved and accepted my body. I had been inspired by Ashley Graham's swimsuit cover for Sports Illustrated magazine and I have to thank her for giving me the final push to wear my red bikini

Leaving Well

Kikanza Nuri-Robins | Posted 04.01.2016 | Black Voices
Kikanza Nuri-Robins

"A quitter never wins and a winner never quits." While this may be true in some cases, there are many good reasons for quitting. People who have learned how to quit and found the courage to do so, quit many things.