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Self Hate

3 Steps to Experience the Perfect Imperfect Moment

Lisa Firestone | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Life is too precious to waste it lost in our heads, evaluating ourselves, one step removed from our own experience. We can more fully live our life by paying attention to our senses and being willing to feel what we are actually experiencing at any given moment in time.

Omitting the 'Obnoxious Roommate'

Naomi Firestone | Posted 10.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Naomi Firestone

Once I understood the alien point of view toward myself, I had to expel it! It has been extremely helpful to make the voice conscious.

4 Steps To Conquer Your Inner Critic

Lisa Firestone | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

When we fail to identify and separate from this inner critic, we allow it to impact our behavior and shape the direction of our lives. So how can we challenge this inner voice?

Hung Up on Our Bullies: Internalized Transphobia

Laverne Cox | Posted 01.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Laverne Cox

There's a part of me that's always been envious of Jamie Clayton. You see, Jamie is one of those trans women who has never had trouble passing as a nontrans woman. This has never been the case for me.

Why Do Latinos Self-Hate?

Galina Espinoza | Posted 12.26.2011 | Latino Voices
Galina Espinoza

The details may change, but every Latino shares a version of the same story: that moment when another Latino attacked her . . . for not being Latino enough.

My Relationship with Food: A Reflection of Self

Jan Shepherd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jan Shepherd

I used to think that my remarkable ability to add and drop pounds at will was a function of my relationship with food. So I was as surprised as anyone to discover that it actually reflected my relationship with myself.