How redeeming is that? To still feel worthy of goodness even at your worst, and to know that you are just working to return to that which you already are?
If you haven’t heard of Ericka Hart by now, you should be experiencing serious FOMO right now, because you have no idea how much light and overall badassness you’ve missed … Continue Reading 5 Times Ericka Hart Gave Us #BlackGirlMagic
A couple of weeks ago I wrote an article (read it here) after watching Queen Sugar, the amazing TV show on Oprah’s network which is directed by Ava DuVernay. Last … Continue Reading Ava DuVernay Followed me on Twitter, and I Considered shutting Down my Twitter Account.
This Love letter to her body, was submitted by Kimberly S. Dear Body, Many many years ago WE stood at this very same crossroad, overweight and tired and confused. I … Continue Reading Dear Body, I Hear You.
“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 right around that … Continue Reading Home is By You: Day 24 of #31DaysofSelfCompassion.
I have an ex, whom during our relationship I resented. Or I guess a better words for it is envied. I envied him a lot. The ease with which he … Continue Reading Philophobia, or The Art of Running From Love: Day 22 #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 plus-sized women and … Continue Reading The Business Advice that Will Empower You: Day 19 of #31DaysofSelfCompassion
At a Jewish funeral, the deceased’s closest relatives are supposed to tear off their clothes or wear a ribbon that is ripped apart. This symbolizes the fact that when we … Continue Reading On Crafting a New Identity: Day 16 of #31DaysofSelfCompassion
“Why is Gaby Douglas’ hair still not combed”? “If Gaby got her edges right, she’d perform with excellence”. These are 2 of one too many comments about Olympic Champion Gaby … Continue Reading Forget Beauty, Start Living: Day 10 of #31daysofSelfCompassion
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“Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ~Martin Luther King Jr. This is the quote that is the most shared every time a black person becomes a … Continue Reading Love is The Answer to Oppression: Day 4 of #31DaysofSelfCompassion
“Your love makes me miserable”. These are words that I will never forget, words said to me by an ex as he broke up with me. Until then I had … Continue Reading For the Love of Love: Day 3 of #31Daysof SelfCompassion
Welcome to Day 2 of the 31 days of Self Compassion. Day 2: Surrendering to all the negative feelings we run from There is one emotion that follows you in … Continue Reading For Shame. Day 2 of #31daysofselfcompassion
It’s the first day of August, and I want to go on and adventure with you. In the journey to rebuild a better relationship with ourselves, we focus on self-love … Continue Reading How Do You Love You? Let us Count The Ways. Welcome to 31 Days of Self-Compassion
I woke up to this letter in my email and I was so excited because this is the first time someone has sent me a love letter without me asking for it. It is an indescribable joy for me to witness the gratitude and joy people have for their body
I needed to have an honest real look at myself. So I stood there in front of the mirror, and all that came was a whisper: “Thank you, thank you, … Continue Reading Oprah’s Love Letter to Her Body