“Pick the other one, she’s prettier” “What happened to you, you gained so much weight” “Why do you act like you’re better than other people”? “I’ve thought about dating you, … Continue Reading What Are you Thinking? Day 9 of #31DaysofSelfCompassion
Are you not entertained?
All the years of eating disorders lasted so long because I didn’t know how to sit with my pain, how to befriend my discomfort. Some people do drugs, others abuse … Continue Reading Sometimes, Life Just Sucks and That’s That: Day 7 of #31DaysOfSelfCompassion
I even remember going shopping once so I could get clothes in the favorite color of a guy I was trying to impress. Don’t judge me. I was young and … Continue Reading Losing Yourself To Find Yourself: Day 6 of #31DaysofSelfCompassion
‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? I’ve talked myself out of so many things. For every project or action that … Continue Reading Who Do you Think You Are? Day 5 of #31DaysofSelfCompassion
“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 didn’t expect to cry, but there I was
Yes it’s true, good things can happen to you too.
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
I was scrolling Through Medium a few weeks ago, when I stumbled on an article titled “Stop Trying to Inspire me”. The author was experiencing a sort of positivity fatigue, … Continue Reading I Don’t Want to Inspire You
Sometimes the “after” body is not what you expect
“And when you know better, you do better” ~Maya Angelou