I love when people ask me that? My response is always the same, its personal to YOU! My personal definition of self love is awareness, its being kind to yourself, trusting yourself, asking yourself for advice before you run to others. Its trusting that you will not abandon or neglect yourself. Its being incredibly comfortable … Continue reading what the f&$k is self love?
I am a self-proclaimed expert in the art of self-love and self-care. I have gone from abusing myself in many many ways to falling madly in love with myself on so many levels. I love Self Care! Self-love is such a personal thing that it is almost impossible for me to tell someone exactly how … Continue reading Honor Yourself
It sounds cliché, but as we struggle with so many life situations, which sometimes for us it means learning how to forge forward during really tough times, it is important to be grounded in who we are and focus on what brings us joy. I do believe in joy, whatever package that comes in, because … Continue reading You should be your own best friend
When we choose to be in a relationship with someone who tends to have excessive emotional baggage or who appears to be emotionally unavailable we unfortunately step into a relationship filled with manipulation, neglect and sometimes even abuse which tends to bring out the worst in us. Let's face it, it is quite easy to … Continue reading Choose yourself
I have personally struggled with anxiety for as long as I can remember. As a child I always had this feeling of wanting to crawl out of my own skin and even worse was the big red rubber ball that I always felt was going to run me over as it continuously chased me. Crazy … Continue reading Relieve anxiety by “grounding” or “earthing”
Let's start with defining Keystone Habits! This is a term I discovered while I was in trauma therapy years ago and by far this concept has added so much value to my life. Simply put, Keystone Habits are small healthy and positive changes or habits that people introduce into their daily routines that unintentionally carry … Continue reading Improve your life with these simple and amazing Keystone Habits
A few years ago during a session with my one of my therapists we discussed (what else?) relationships....present, past and potential. When he asked me what it was that I wanted out from a relationship and a partner, my response was that I had already received exactly what I had asked for…my ex-husband. I felt … Continue reading Is it pragmatic or magical thinking?
“Confidence… thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.”– Franklin D. Roosevelt Confidence is everything! How can you can get to a place where you can feel confident in all areas of your life? Good question, that is the struggle that … Continue reading Why confidence is everything in life
Through the process of self-discovery I realized, sadly, that I had not been living my life in an authentic way. I was so concerned with what people thought of me and how other people saw me that I wasn’t even remotely being my true self. After much time alone, in self-discovery and healing mode, I … Continue reading How well do you know yourself?
Although breakups tend to be incredibly painful, even when we initiate them, a lot of times they are a gift. When we separate from someone we love, the feelings can be very overwhelming and most of the time unbearable. We really do go through the five stages of grief: denial.anger.bargaining.depression.acceptance. For anyone who has lost … Continue reading A breakup can be a blessing in disguise