“If you don’t love yourself, nobody else is going to love you”. I bought into this idea right from the moment I began my self-compassion journey, because… Read more “Home is By You: Day 24 of #31DaysofSelfCompassion.”
Ten year-old Egypt Ufele is a 5th grader who constantly got bullied by her peers because of her weight. In response, she created a clothing line for… Read more “The Business Advice that Will Empower You: Day 19 of #31DaysofSelfCompassion”
“Eat the cupcake! It’s your birthday, you can do it!” I remember watching a documentary about eating disorders and there is one scene where it was the… Read more “Change Your Relationship with Food, Change Your Life: Day 18 of #31DaysofSelfCompassion.”
My main resistance to beginning a self love journey was the fear that somehow I would be letting myself go, and I would lose my self-discipline. And… Read more “Self-Love Will Not Stop You From Losing Weight, so Go For It: Day 18 of #31DayofSelfCompassion”
Note however, that athletic prowess should not be an indicator of how much respect we should give heavier people. A person shouldn’t have to do a handstand or squat 200 pounds in front of you to demonstrate why they deserve basic human courtesy.
“You are beautiful” “You are worthy” “You are strong” These are the words my friend used to ask me to repeat to myself everyday, while looking in… Read more “The Truth About Positive Affirmations: Day 13 of #31DayofSelfCompassion”