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Accepting Yourself

On Stripping Away The 'Fat' Label And Dancing Naked

Amanda Trusty | Posted 10.25.2014 | Women
Amanda Trusty

See, although we've grown up being told otherwise, I've learned that it's OK to find happiness in our journey along the way, instead of waiting until we are perfect to finally be happy.

The Secret To Getting The Relationship You Deserve

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 11.21.2013 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

it's not (*insert ominous music here*) men's fault that I wasted my time in a lot of boring, empty relationships; it's not men's fault that I chased damaged, hollow men and tried to change them; it's not men's fault that I dated men who hated themselves, and so necessarily hated me.

Drowning in Wool

Zach Stafford | Posted 05.19.2013 | Gay Voices
Zach Stafford

In high school, I was obsessed with planning what I was going to wear to school every day. I would spend hours upon hours sorting through clothes, losing myself in the depths of my closet. At 13 I couldn't control my attraction to men, but I could control what shirt I was going to wear.

Practice Mindfulness To Change Your Self-Perception

Tara Brach | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

The two parts of genuine acceptance -- seeing clearly and holding our experience with compassion -- are as interdependent as the two wings of a great bird. Together, they enable us to fly and be free.

Be Kind to Others to Be Kind to Yourself

Lily Zweig | Posted 07.17.2012 | Teen
Lily Zweig

The flaws we denounce in those around us -- the fingers we choose to point -- often reflect back on the things we loathe about ourselves.

How To Keep Negativity At Arm's Length

Judith Johnson | Posted 12.12.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

When we surrender our attitude of againstness, we can focus instead on being and doing the best we can in all the situations in our lives.

How Summer Can Teach Us To Accept Our Mistakes

Roger Fransecky | Posted 10.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Roger Fransecky

Our challenge: To stop constant multitasking and begin listening and paying attention. We can, if we try, become a person on whom nothing is lost. We can choose to enter our own life again.

WATCH: Can You Accept Your Dark Side?

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2011 | Home

Everyone has secrets: qualities we're ashamed of, thing we wish we hadn't done, mistakes we've made. But if everyone we know has a dark side, why are ...

Who’s The Biggest Blessing In Your Life? You Might Be Surprised

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Imagine a world where everyone in it was deeply grateful for who they were. How could that not produce more love? How could that not produce more peace and joy?

Help For Oprah: 'Tis the Season of the Binge

Eli Davidson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eli Davidson

The more you demean yourself for having a 'food mistake' the more you fuel having a binge. One binge fuels the next and all of a sudden you can't fit in your Inauguration dress.