I remember when the Episode of Gabourey Sidibe’s sex scene on empire aired on television 2 years ago. The amount of vitriol that rained down on her was unbelievable. People … Continue Reading For The Fat Girls Who Like To Get Naked On Instagram
“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.
“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 birthday of one … Continue Reading 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 it a way, … Continue Reading Self-Love Will Not Stop You From Losing Weight, so Go For It: Day 18 of #31DayofSelfCompassion
“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
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
“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
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 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
Understanding body love through the lens of racism
Sometimes you only need to sit with yourself and ask, “Where does it hurt darling, I’m listening”. ~ Isabelle … Continue Reading One Step At A Time