self-love

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Take The Cake: My Body Did This Magical Thing & It Blew My Mind

This was the first time in my adult life when I had become really crystal clear on what I wanted and needed from others. I have been so used to Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   12.13.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
Despite my newfound awareness that I must practice self-compassion, I simply do not feel worthy of it.

Why I Must Commit To Self-Compassion

Will practicing self-compassion make me feel, or become, selfish? I cannot discern when to hold myself accountable versus when to cut myself slack. Read...
Kerry Graham of Role Reboot    |   11.28.18   |   SHARE
Minds
Photo courtesy of Reema Zaman.

10 Truths I've Learned In 35 Years

I define myself by the truths I live by. Today, I’m turning 35. Here are 10 Truths I’ve learned that make me who I am. I offer them to you, with love. Read...
Reema Zaman    |   11.20.18   |   SHARE
Nothing about my decision to move on focus my time and energy on myself and my children instead of my failing marriage was taken casually or quickly.

I Gave Up On My Marriage So I Could Save Myself

Nothing about my decision to move on focus my time and energy on myself and my children instead of my failing marriage was taken casually or quickly. Read...
Debby Couture of DivorcedMoms    |   10.8.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
It's okay to dump your friends — even friends who have been there for you in the past.

It’s Okay To Dump Your Friends

It's okay to dump your friends — even friends who have been there for you in the past. Remember today that you deserve good things and good people. Read...
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   10.1.18   |   SHARE
Minds
image credit: Virgie Tovar via Instagram

Take The Cake: 3 Tips For Normalizing How Your Fat Body Moves, Looks & Feels

Bodies of all sizes do amazing stuff all the time. Don't let fatphobia hijack your body's right to exist in all its vast complexity. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   09.6.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
I never want my child to doubt herself the way I do myself. I never want her to feel the anxieties that weigh me down, though I know she already senses it.

Learning To Love Myself The Way I Love My Daughter

I never want my child to doubt herself the way I do myself. I never want her to feel the anxieties that weigh me down, though I know she already Read...
Lindsay King-Miller of Role Reboot    |   08.17.18   |   SHARE
Families
Caroline Eubanks Hiking Machu Pichu

How Hiking Machu Pichu Taught Me To Listen To My Body

It didn’t matter that I wasn’t setting the record for fastest time Hiking Machu Pichu — this wasn’t a competition. All I had to do is walk. Read...
Caroline Eubanks    |   08.2.18   |   SHARE