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Self Love

Dear Abby's Non-Apology Is Ridiculous

Tony Posnanski | Posted 09.16.2014 | Women
Tony Posnanski

You said, "it's important to make beneficial lifestyle changes to promote healthy weight, just as it is important to have healthy self-esteem." You are trying to tell people that you can only feel good about yourself if you are not fat.

Parents -- What About You?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 09.15.2014 | Parents
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

She was beginning to see that the problem was not so much not being cared about by her family, but not caring about herself. She could begin to see that how her family treated her was a mirror for how she was treating herself.

How I Got Rid of My Obstructions and Learned to Thrive

Rosalie Puiman | Posted 09.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Rosalie Puiman

By doing a self-love challenge, I build a habit in consciously taking time out of my busy day as a working mom to take care of myself. I now realize that to be able to be the business owner, coach, mom, partner, friend, daughter and sister I want to be, I need to be me first.

All Original You

Stacey James | Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Stacey James

We need to love ourselves and loving yourself does not mean just your exterior. When we look into our own eyes there should be no doubt that we love what we see. That heart, mind and soul is something to celebrate. All original, one of a kind, you.

Dear Mom, You Are Stronger Than Superwoman

Janie Porter | Posted 09.08.2014 | Parents
Janie Porter

Your tummy, the one you told Daddy is "fat," is actually perfect. It's the place I lay my head when I want to feel secure, at peace and taken care of. It has the perfect amount of warm padding I need to feel safe when I'm scared, calmed when I'm upset or relaxed when I'm tired.

7 Steps to Inner Fulfillment

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 09.08.2014 | Women
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

A woman who is fulfilled loves herself. She makes sure she fills her cup first because she is aware to give and receive in this world she has to be full and come from a place of knowing her worth. She is both practical and spiritual.

3 Steps to Clearing Blocks

Jennifer Kass | Posted 09.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Kass

We place judgment on ourselves rather than honoring all of our feelings. We are thinking about what we "should be" feeling when we aren't feeling happy or when anger or other emotions arise.

We're Still Getting This Body Love Thing All Wrong

Amanda Trusty | Posted 09.15.2014 | Women
Amanda Trusty

Body love is driving to work in the morning and not judging the different-sized women that run past us on the sidewalk. It's going shopping and not eyeing up the woman next to us trying on clothes that we decide are too tight on her.

I Used to Be a Liar

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 09.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Our truth is more than just what we say, it's how we show up in the world and our relationships. It's in showing up fully, and showing the parts of ourselves that may be too much for someone else. It's in how we communicate, love, connect and experience each other.

Today's Buddha Doodle - Through Thick And Thin

Molly Hahn | Posted 09.02.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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I Could Leave My House Without Makeup, But Here's Why I Don't

Dagmara Domińczyk | Posted 08.27.2014 | Women
Dagmara Domińczyk

Why is it that a woman has such a hard time feeling good in her skin when her skin is stripped bare of potions and lotions and creams, when there is not filter or Photoshop?

What Is Loving to You, Is Loving to Others

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Whatever we do that is truly loving to ourselves -- that is in the highest good of our soul's journey on the planet -- is also loving to others. It is never in our highest good to be mean to others, or to disregard other's feelings and needs. But it is in our highest good follow our higher guidance and do what really brings us joy and fulfillment.

10 Things I Learned From Mary Lambert's, Body Love

Lisa Goich-Andreadis | Posted 08.25.2014 | Women
Lisa Goich-Andreadis

Her spoken word masterpiece, Body Love, left me speechless when she was finished. Every word resonated with me.

How I Learned To Love Myself Without Makeup

Lexi Herrick | Posted 08.27.2014 | Women
Lexi Herrick

We start wearing makeup before we even have a chance to know who we are without it, let alone love who we are without it.

There Is Still Some Time

Jamie Tworkowski | Posted 08.21.2014 | Good News
Jamie Tworkowski

You are not alone in these places. Other people feel how you feel. You are more than just your pain. You are more than wounds, more than drugs, more than death and silence.

Meditation Is the Catalyst for Growth

Jennifer Kass | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Kass

Meditation is the catalyst for transformation, self-knowledge and taking action in the world from an aligned place of love rather than a limiting place of fear-doing things from our heart rather than what everyone else wants us to do or what we think we should be doing.

10 Signs That You've Found Your Calling

| Laura Garnett | Posted 08.21.2014 | Small Business

Do you know what your calling is? Does it sound appealing to you? As Oprah Winfrey once said, "We're all called. If you're here breathing, you have a ...

A Seasoned Woman's Secret for Finding True Love

Joy Weston | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Joy Weston

This amazing woman, who gave me life, shared her secret for being one of the happiest and most beautiful women in the world; absolute self-confidence derived from being madly in love with you!

How Leggings and a Justin Timberlake Concert Changed My Life

Hayley Miller | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Hayley Miller

I challenge you to discover your trigger. Don't let it pass you by though. To the naked eye, your trigger may at first seem like a reason to eat a pint of Ben & Jerry's and binge-watch OITNB, but if you look closely, it could be your moment to shed some skin (and possibly, a few pounds).

The Power of Intentions

Jordan Dansky | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Jordan Dansky

It's the power of little intentions. It's setting goals for yourself that, although they may be small on their own, will ultimately help you lead a happier and healthier life. It's everything from walking home from work to calling your parents/grandparents to waking up an hour earlier.

Are You a Pushover? Seven Ways to Get Deliberate in Your Life

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 08.15.2014 | Women
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

If you allow yourself to be a pushover you are not honoring yourself, thereby you directly contribute to the erosion of your sense of self and your relationships. Love yourself. Here are seven ways to get deliberate and activate for yourself.

Suicide Hurts: Love Heals

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 08.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Debbie Gisonni

No matter what you're going through in life, whether that's a difficult day or a difficult year, when you love yourself completely, you find your center, and when you find your center, you realize you are not alone but connected to all there is in the universe. And all there is -- is love. When you know this, you will never give up on life.

Confessions of a Chubby Girl

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 08.11.2014 | Women
Shannon Kaiser

For me, once I admitted that I really like sugar, and that eating it makes me happy, my cravings died down. I stopped wanting it because I knew I could eat it if I wanted it. I replaced my years of resistance and pushing away the foods I loved with a more compassionate approach.

How I Overcame Self-Loathing and Learned to Love Myself

Andrea Pennington, M.D. | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Pennington, M.D.

We all have hidden conflicts of interest. Though we desperately want to be accepted for who we really are, we fervently seek the comfort of community and so prevent our true nature to be seen and deny our real self full expression.

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Tami Shaikh | Posted 08.11.2014 | Women
Tami Shaikh

Well, I do know I stole this line from the famous Snow White, but I just had to. You, my dear mirror have become my biggest enemy. I can't even look at you without feeling sad. It seems like every time I try to sit and embrace what I see in you, I just look away.