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
She’s the quintessential girl next door, and you will totally wish she was your friend
Do guys look at the actor in the Old Spice Commercial and wish they could look like him?
As I mentioned in my previous post, our long and often exhausting journey towards self-love is often dominated by one thing. Beauty. Well, really the kind of beauty we only … Continue Reading 10 Awesome Things to Love About the Body That Have Nothing To Do With Beauty
What is self-love without the safe space to explore its possibilities?
“I want our love to be a deliberate love. An on purpose love. The love still there after midnight strikes and the chariot turns to pumpkin. The of love that … Continue Reading What if You Choose You?
Welcome to the latest addition to the blog, Music Mondays! Here, will be a collection of songs that inspire self-reflection in us, hopefully leading to self-love, self-compassion, and all around … Continue Reading Music Mondays: India Arie’s “Ready for Love”
The new year is going to be in a few days and it’s quite likely that like many people, you are prepping your list of new year resolutions to whip … Continue Reading New Year Resolutions About Body Image that Have Nothing to do with Weight Loss
In the winter of 2011, almost three weeks before my twenty-first birthday, I had the extraordinary pleasure of joining forces with photographer Saddi Khali, a visionary artist celebrated for producing … Continue Reading A Photo-essay: Decolonizing My Body, My Being (By Eddie Ndopu)
I do worry sometimes that in my proclamation of my new found self-love, I’ve made it look easy. That I’ve made it look effortless. That I woke up like this. … Continue Reading For Those Moments When You Just Can’t Stand Yourself
I First asked Anna to submit her letter a few months ago I saw a picture of her that she posted on Facebook when she finished a half marathon. The caption described her journey of overcoming an eating disorder and becoming healthy enough to run this marathon. That, is a story worth hearing.
Once is a while, you stumble onto words that feel like the author went far into the depths of your soul and unearthed secrets about your insecurities, not to expose … Continue Reading This is the Poem You Need to Hear Right now
I have always been fond of the term thunder thighs, because it sounds Like my thighs are laced with the dna of O’roro Storm, cutting the skies with thunderous determination Like … Continue Reading An Ode to my Thunder Thighs
Dear Body, It’s with deep regret that I openly confess: I don’t like you. For that I endlessly apologize as I know I should, in all actuality, be your biggest … Continue Reading Dear Body, I’m falling in love with you (by Danielle Campoamor)
Dear Body, I wanted to apologize for the past 25 years. I took you for granted this whole time and I am finally starting to realize how beautiful and strong … Continue Reading Dear Body, you are perfectly imperfect (By Lydie)
Dear Body, Things haven’t always been easy between us. You’ve given me problems and for a long time I didn’t like you. I often felt disconnected from you, I ignored … Continue Reading Dear Body, By Segilola