self-love

Astrology helps me make sense of the parts of life that science has no answers for.

How This Stuck-Up Skeptic Fell In Love With Astrology

Astrology helps me make sense of the parts of life that science has no answers for. Things like: How do I figure out what I want? It gives me clarity. Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   01.2.18   |   SHARE
Culture
For me, it took leaving the city in order to love my rawest self.

How Leaving NYC For The Countryside Is Helping Me Love My Rawest Self

I just don’t want to rely on my makeup and clothes for my self-confidence. For me, it took leaving the city in order to love my rawest self. Read...
Marie Southard Ospina    |   12.19.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
image credit Virgie Tovar via Instagram

Take The Cake: It's Ok To Hate Thanksgiving 

It's okay to hate Thanksgiving. After years of gritting my teeth I finally gave myself permission to choose what I wanted to do. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   11.22.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
Image by Maria Shanina via Unsplash

Self-Care Resources To Prepare For Holiday Stressors: A Round-Up

At the tail-end of a Hold My Beer, 2016 sort of year, we could all use a little more self-care in our lives. Add to that the typical stressors of a Read...
Ravishly Staff    |   11.18.17   |   SHARE
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"Compassion for myself is not a thing I do." (image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart)

When You Feel Like You're Failing, Stop For Compassion

Compassion for myself is not a thing I do. It is not a thing I have ever done. It is not a thing I feel comfortable doing. It's time I stop for Read...
Joni Edelman    |   11.13.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After
Why does self-love feel harder than dieting? Let's talk about it!

Take The Cake: Why Does Self-Love Feel Harder Than Dieting?

There is not a single path to self-love, and so you must become an engineer of that process. We have to feel lots of uncomfortable things. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   11.8.17   |   SHARE
Culture
Yay, honoring human complexity!

6 Reasons To Embrace Being Unlikable

I didn’t realize I was a polarizing person until my late 20s. I was raised in a tradition where being liked was extremely important — pivotal, even. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   10.18.17   |   SHARE
Voices
I can’t believe it, but it’s been a year since I started my life without a uterus.

One Year Post-Op Hysterectomy: Life Without A Uterus

A bipolar, body-positive bread enthusiast with a pretty much healed ankle and a history of disordered eating, Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.25.17   |   SHARE
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