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10 Inspiring Reminders To Love Yourself Today, And Every Day Of The Year

Posted 02.14.2014 | Divorce

What's the message we here at HuffPost are taking to heart this Valentine's Day? It's a quote from the Sufi poet Rumi. "Your task is not to seek for l...

Will You Be Yours?

Janine Francolini | Posted 04.15.2014 | Impact
Janine Francolini

I get asked over and over again how I can possibly face and shine light on such difficult issues as mental illness, abuse, trauma, grief, the criminal justice system and all of the related baggage surrounding these topics.

The Top 10 Ways Women Settle for Low-Fat Love

Patricia Leavy, PhD | Posted 04.15.2014 | Women
Patricia Leavy, PhD

In all areas of life women often settle for less. I think of this as a low-fat version of love, including self-love, by substituting what we really want for what we think we can get and then trying to pretend we're more satisfied than we are.

Love Your Life This Valentine's Day

Jon Sundt | Posted 04.12.2014 | Impact
Jon Sundt

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and you know what that means -- love is in the air. But instead of writing about romance, chocolate, red ro...

Tanya M. Odom, Ed.M.: What Happens When Wonder Woman Gets Sick?

Tanya M. Odom, Ed.M. | Posted 04.13.2014 | Women
Tanya M. Odom, Ed.M.

I was working on a project with a big magazine. We had a call with one of the writers, and I called from my hospital room. I had not told anyone that I was sick, or more importantly, that I was in the hospital. I am on the call with the writer and the head of the practice, and the phone disconnects.

Love Conquers Fear

Christian de la Huerta | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Christian de la Huerta

Disney's latest animated film Frozen was blessed in the timing of its release, as we face a record-breaking winter and Polar Vortex. Played by Idina M...

How Stress Pros Deal With What's Worrying Them

Garance Clos | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Garance Clos

The only way to make a real difference is to make every action count, be fully present and conscious of the consequences of all your actions. Focus on one task at a time, learn to prioritize and just go with the flow.

Make Valentine's Day Self-Love and Appreciation Day

Mary Pritchard | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

For the first time in 21 years, I will be spending this Valentine's Day alone. Although my ex-husband and I rarely made a big deal out of this "Hallma...

Selfies to Promote Self-Love

Jessica Lovejoy | Posted 04.09.2014 | Women
Jessica Lovejoy

We are finally embracing who we are and how we look. We are taking back our bodies and publishing pictures of them on social media, not for attention (while attention is often received) but to say 'Look at me, I love my body and I love who I am!'

Are You Strong Enough to Love?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 04.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

We cannot see the beauty in others when we are rejecting ourselves. When we allow others to define our worth, then of course we take it personally when someone rejects us -- because we have already rejected ourselves.

Be Sexy!

Christian de la Huerta | Posted 04.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Christian de la Huerta

This month we celebrate --  in a Hallmark-driven holiday -- romantic love. With pink and red hearts everywhere and ubiquitous ads for flowers and rom...

9 Ways To Perfect The Art Of Self-Love

Alexandra Harra | Posted 04.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

Extending too much love to others can leave us lacking in love for ourselves. We must walk the fine line of attending to others and tending to ourselves, all the while never falling second to the needs of another. Because to love ourselves is to know ourselves, and to know ourselves is to recognize the full spectrum of our powers.

10 Ways to Break Out of Step-Mother Hell

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 04.02.2014 | Divorce
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Step mothers have the worst reputations ever. Even our fairytale stories are wrapped up in the "evil step-mother" prototype. We are the women who are portrayed as coming in and taking over the lives of children who are not ours and we are viewed as the women who steal the dad away.

Birthday Party Themes for 30-Somethings

Leslie Goshko | Posted 03.31.2014 | Comedy
Leslie Goshko

But just because you're an "adult" now doesn't mean you can't celebrate your birthday with the same pizazz and excitement as you did when you were a kid.

Becoming an Elder in the 21st Century

Martha Pasternack | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

I have expanded, contracted, imploded and tried. I have tried again a million times. I have succeeded and I have failed. I have cried a river of tears. I have healed my wounds. I have been wounded again. I have suffered, and I have served. I have forgiven and I have been forgiven.

Creativity

Eldon Taylor | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Eldon Taylor

If you wish to change your personality or write the next Harry Potter series, think of the creativity involved to do so. Enhancing your creativity is not only essential for unmasking your hidden talents, but it's also pure simple fun!

37 Truths About Life

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 03.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

We spend way too much of our lives looking for outside validation and approval that eludes us. Turns out, it's been an inside job all along. Go inward.

Finding Self Acceptance in the Mirror of Anger, Blame or Disappointment

Julie Genovese | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Genovese

Has anyone upset you lately? When I get rattled, generally it's by folks who: 1. Blame others (and won't change themselves) 2. Judge & criticize (...

The One Key to Motherhood Success

MotherWoman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Parents
MotherWoman

By Christina G. Hibbert, Psy.D. What is the one thing we need, to discover "success" in motherhood? It's not loving our kids more, or doing more for ...

How to Overcome Social Comparison

Susie Moore | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Remember, the universe is abundant and wants you to have all that you want. You block the flow of opportunity, creation and miracles when we focus on other people and resent their accomplishments. Use your energy to think of ways to become your best and highest self.

The Power of One: Honoring Yourself

Cyma Shapiro | Posted 03.23.2014 | Women
Cyma Shapiro

Valentine's Day is a day I've grown to love. And, while I work hard to give and show love throughout the year, this one day remains a pivotal occasion to fully express what is in my heart.

Top Five Rules in the Game of Seduction

Corri D. Fetman | Posted 03.21.2014 | Divorce
Corri D. Fetman

When it comes to relationships, how can we ensure that we don't end up yesterday's boring conquest but instead always remain the highly sought after prize? It is all lies in mastering the Game of Seduction, my friends.

From Stupid to Silly With Self-Love

Daylle Deanna Schwartz | Posted 03.19.2014 | Women
Daylle Deanna Schwartz

When you don't love yourself, you're often harder on you than on others. When you goof up, it's good to think about how you'd reassure a friend who's done what you did. You'd be kind, wouldn't you? Well do that for you, too!

How To Love The Hair You Have

Ben Skervin | Posted 03.16.2014 | Style
Ben Skervin

It's a bit like looking for a boyfriend. We all start out looking for a Brad Pitt or Hugh Jackman, but after a while, we realize that's just not very realistic.

Stop Hating Yourself for Hating Vacation

Nancy Colier | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Something amazing happened on this holiday. It seems that all the years of spiritual practice kind of kicked in. When I stopped judging myself for the experience I was having, stopped hating myself for hating vacation, I discovered two wonderful things: humor and compassion.