self-esteem

I am good enough.

The Moment I Realized I Was Good Enough

I need to remember I am good enough. It’s my quirks and habits which make me who I am. Read...
Kassi Klower of SHESAID    |   01.12.18   |   SHARE
Minds
Real self-care is respecting yourself instead of, quite literally, spoiling yourself.

Why Real Self-Care Is Not Just Buying Bubbly Scented Bath Oils

Self-care is a phrase so enthusiastically tossed about as of late that in many ways it has lost all meaning. In the same way “wellness” has gone, the Read...
Annie Walton Doyle    |   09.18.17   |   SHARE
Minds
Obviously, now from my elder perch, I realize it’s best to not be judgy about beauty treatments.

Being Judgy About Beauty Treatments Was Just My Own Baggage

Obviously, now from my elder perch, I realize it’s best to withhold judgment, especially contempt for actions that bring personal joy at life stages Read...
Krista Garcia    |   09.15.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

I'm Not Pregnant, But I Look Like I Am 

I look pregnant. This body has made six humans. This belly has been inflated and collapsed and inflated and collapsed, and so on. What should it Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.19.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After
Essentially, to change your world, you have to change yourself.

How To Create The Relationship Of Your Dreams

Have the post-holiday engagement "forever-alone" blues? Here's how to create the relationship of your dreams. Read...
Erin McKelle    |   02.7.17   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Image Credit: Mcrfan343 - DeviantArt

How I Used Stephen King To Silence My Inner Critic

Everyone has their inner critic, the voice in your head that whispers all manner of terrible things: You look fat in that outfit. No one will ever Read...
Liz Lazzara    |   10.13.16   |   SHARE
Bodies
"Hearing that you are pretty 'for someone in a wheelchair' is a compliment that leaves a bad aftertaste." Image: Thinkstock

Feeling Body-Positive When You Have A Disability

When you hear the buzzwords “body shame” or “body positivity,” it's common to think those phrases only apply to those who have a little extra junk in Read...
Kimmie Jones    |   08.22.16   |   SHARE
Bodies
"Look, I know it sucks to be rejected — but is social acceptance worth sacrificing the things that separate you from everyone else?" Image: Thinkstock

Your Need To Be Liked May Be Holding You Back

We really want people to like us. It’s just human nature. You may say you don’t care if people like you, and on the surface, that may be true. Read...
Matt Joseph Diaz    |   08.19.16   |   SHARE
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