It’s Not You: Why We Need to Stop Blaming Ourselves for Every Little Thing

I had a major epiphany last week.  Are you ready for it? It’s not you. It’s not me. I am actually not necessarily the cause of all of my problems. Some of you probably just read that and thought “duh,” but this was an earth-shattering, ground-breaking revelation for me. I know I wrote about something … Continue reading It’s Not You: Why We Need to Stop Blaming Ourselves for Every Little Thing

Self-Love Manifesto

It is a radical idea to love yourself.  Don’t believe me?  There are entire industries devoted to making you insecure of your physical attributes.  It has been said that, “In a society that profits from your self-doubt, liking yourself [and I would add, loving yourself] is a rebellious act.”  It’s radical.  We so easily internalize … Continue reading Self-Love Manifesto

A Truce With My Tummy

Inspired by SweetLeighSewn’s blog post entitled “A Love Letter to My Belly,” I decided to write this piece entitled “A Truce with My Tummy.”  In retrospect, it really can be extended to be a love letter to my body.  Seeing these words written down gives added impetus to live it out every day.  If loving your body has become more difficult for you lately, I encourage you to try this exercise and see how it makes you feel.

We owe it to ourselves to love ourselves and practice that self-love in sometimes radical ways.


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