One of my favorite Gospel songs is titled “Held”, sung by Nathalie Grant. The song is about a Christian couple who lost their newborn child. On top of their sadness, … Continue Reading What I wish Someone Told me About Self-Help Books
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.
We made it! Last day of #31daysofselfcompassion. Thank you for hanging in with me and being willing to explore a different way to find your way back to yourself. Let … Continue Reading Let go of Perfection, Let in Patience and Compassion. Day 31 of #31DaysofSelfcompassion.
My happiness has always been just 10 pounds away, just a degree away, just a boyfriend away, just a new pair of shoes away, just a circumstance away. It is … Continue Reading Why You Should Stop Pursuing Goals, and Start Living: Day 30 of #31DaysofSelfCompassion.
“You’re surprisingly eloquent” “You’re beautiful for a dark skinned girl” “You don’t look like an African. That’s good”. “I don’t usually date fat girls, but I’ve always wanted to try … Continue Reading Do Not Go Where You Are Not Wanted: Day 26 of #31DaysofSelfCompassion
Detox teas, waist trainers, training for marathons, going to parties I don’t enjoy, entertaining people out of politeness, adopting a certain style, these are the many things I’ve done and … Continue Reading What Does Self-Love Look Like to You? Day 25 of #31DaysofSelfCompassion