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Self Love

The Path to Self-Compassion

Literally, Darling | Posted 06.30.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

I am not saying you should excuse yourself for bad behavior, but you should never let your mistakes take over. You should have an immense amount of self-love because you are your greatest ally. You know your own heart better than anyone.

Your Highest Self Is Calling

Elena Brower | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

This choice I'm making, I know I know better. This thought I'm creating seems a trap, a net. This action I'm taking should be way higher, and I can'...

Finding Your Tribe

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

It is important for all of us to find our tribe -- those people we resonate with -- especially if you don't have that with your family of origin. There is a deep sense of safety in being with people with whom you can connect.

Do You Owe Your Body an Apology?

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 06.24.2014 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

We administer a thousand mental and verbal paper cuts to our bodies every day. Most of the time, we're not even wholly conscious of what we're saying.

5 Things I Want for the World (and for Women)

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 06.21.2014 | Women
Jenny G. Perry

If someone likes themselves or thinks they are attractive, they're labeled as egotistical or narcissistic. Bullsh*t. We teach our kids to love themselves when they are young, but then we hate on people who actually like themselves.

10 Ways To Stop 'Feeling Fat'

Isabel Foxen Duke | Posted 06.21.2014 | Women
Isabel Foxen Duke

Name five genuine interests you hold, other than food and weight loss. Seriously, five. Are you having trouble? Think harder.

5 Ways to Manifest Your Dream Life

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 06.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

I've had many amazing things happen in my life that solidified my belief in the law of attraction. I've also come to understand exactly what we need t...

LOOK: Serena Williams Proves Curves Are Both Sporty And Sexy

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 04.16.2014 | Black Voices

Serena Williams body is anything but traditional, and the decorated tennis champion wouldn’t have it any other way. Fitness Magazine interviewed ...

The Latest Twitter Hashtag That Will Totally Change Your Day

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 04.14.2014 | Black Voices

The Twitterverse has welcomed a new hashtag trend and we can’t help but love it. The hashtag #LoveMeLike started making its rounds on Twitter wi...

How to Be Your Own Prince Charming

Mary Pritchard | Posted 06.14.2014 | Women
Mary Pritchard

I realize that most of us were raised with this ideal that someday, our prince would come and save us. And so, dutifully, we looked, hoped, waited, and we may have even thought we'd found him for a while. Who is this Prince Charming, anyway? Have you ever asked yourself that question?

How Can You Truly Feel Your Body Without Instantly Hating Upon It?

Anne-Sophie Reinhardt | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Anne-Sophie Reinhardt

By attaching a positive note to your daily body-loving rituals, you begin to associate your body with comforting, delightful things, which strengthens your relationship with your body and helps to feel more at home in your skin.

5 New Directions When You Feel Lost

Alexandra Harra | Posted 06.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

Your intuition ultimately sends you down the correct path. Do not think of it as being lost. Think of it as a temporary pause on your journey during which you should follow nothing but your heart's desire.

10 Tips For Loving Life In Your 30s

Raluca State | Posted 09.26.2014 | Women
Raluca State

Life is short. And I want to spend the rest of it loving myself and taking pride in the woman I have become and the choices I make.

I Swish

Michael Rohrer | Posted 05.21.2014 | Gay Voices
Michael Rohrer

I swish. I'm tired of apologizing for it or being scared of it. I'm ready to be comfortable in my own skin. I'm not completely there, but I'm ready to be. Isn't that the first step? Acknowledging?

Bad Communication Is Not the Problem

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 05.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

Couples in committed relationships, as well as people working as a team, often want to improve their communication. In fact, nine out of 10 couples I ...

Learning to Love Wade Davis Style

Kelsey Minor | Posted 05.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Kelsey Minor

Former NFL player Wade Davis is consistently growing and evolving. It would take some years before the athlete would get centered and in a space where he was able to love others around him and himself.

5 Ways We Push Away Relationships (And What To Do About It)

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 05.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Is your primary intent in being in a relationship to get love, or is it to share your love with your beloved? If it's to get love -- due to your own self-abandonment -- then your challenge in attracting your beloved is to learn to love yourself and share your love.

Why Coming Through On Your Promises Feels So Good

Tiffany Crawford | Posted 05.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Tiffany Crawford

Honoring your word begins with honoring yourself. As simple as it sounds, and as much of it is a human birthright, it often is forgotten in the midst of competing demands and obligations. Here are three elements to remembering to honor yourself in those crazy moments of life.

How to Move From Self-Rejection to Self-Love In a Day (and How a Photo Shoot Can Help)

Kathy Caprino | Posted 05.14.2014 | Women
Kathy Caprino

In my work as a career success coach, I work with women of all ages, sizes and styles, and one theme has become very apparent: women are incredibly to...

10 Things To Stop Telling Yourself

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Amandah Blackwell

Words are powerful, especially when you put emotion behind them. Remember, what you give out comes back to you. Speak words of faith and hope.

I Hated My Body Until I Let A Stranger Draw Me Nude

Oral Fixation | Posted 05.13.2014 | Women
Oral Fixation

I do not love my body. I cruelly blame it for my recurring unhappiness. I have made it the culprit for my failures in love. I spent years starving it and then stuffing it and talking horribly to it. I have not been kind to this flesh, and changing my destructive attitude is the work of a lifetime.

Hey beautiful

Sally McGraw | Posted 05.10.2014 | Women
Sally McGraw

When I was in high school, my dear friend Emily would address me by saying, "Hey, beautiful!" It always unnerved me back then, though I would never have been able to articulate why.

15 Truths About Love I Wish I'd Known 15 Years Ago

Therese Schwenkler | Posted 05.07.2014 | Women
Therese Schwenkler

I want to pour this love over you until every inch of you is covered like the ice cream at the bottom of a heaping hot fudge sundae.

4 Ways to Be Empowered in the Dating World

Merissa Bury | Posted 05.06.2014 | Women
Merissa Bury

We have grown so accustomed to meeting others' standards that we may not know what we want in a relationship. But in learning to love ourselves, we look for partners who will love us in return, and write off those who will bring negativity and judgment into our lives.

So Much Stuff

Elissa Kravetz | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel
Elissa Kravetz

If you've been consistently reading my blogs, you've been part of the intense and ever changing journey that has been my life for the past few years. ...