One of the greatest myths of our time is the love yourself first myth. This along with perfection kept me single a long time... The advantage to working on loving yourself first is you don't have to deal with anyone else. The disadvantage is we don't love alone we have to be reflected. Don't get me wrong if I had the time I would love to spend a few more years working on loving myself first... I'm just not willing to be alone that long.
An abortion can take an emotional toll on any woman — especially on Mother's Day. Expert Trudy Johnson gives tips on what you can do to help cope with the pain and sense of loss.
If you’re scared of being alone, chances are you will allow people and relationships to pick you rather than you picking them. You will settle for people who don’t treat you with respect, you will settle for people who don’t share your values and you will ignore all of the Red Flags. Read more: http://idatesmarter.com/on-oneness-are-you-scared-of-being-alone/
“To thine own self be true” Last month, we discussed how the world around us affected our beliefs about ourselves. We heard and saw what culture, society, family, friends, authority figures, and the media had to say about us and we believed it. As we work toward being the S-o-u-l-f-u-l-l Woman that we want to be, we need to work towards upgrading our beliefs about ourselves.
Ladies, we all have our "on" days right? Your skin is glowing, your hair does exactly what it's supposed to do, and your tummy is even flatter than yesterday! You feel awesome! But how do you feel about yourself when everything isn't its "best?" Do you still glow?
It isn't about wearing sexy clothes, five inch stilettos or red lipstick. It isn't about being a size six or living a picture-perfect life. Life coach Debra Smouse explains how unleashing your Inner Sex Kitten is about that inner confidence of knowing who you are and what you desire to create.
Are selfies shallow, completely vain and fueled by a 'look at me' culture or the revolution we have been waiting for? YourTango expert Jen Duchene explains why these insta-portraits are a way for us to look in the mirror and see beyond the flaws and the shadow.
Do you know how to “Move the Crowd”? We have many misconceptions about what feminine power is. We have been taught that feminine power is “sugar and space and everything nice.” We also mistakenly believe that we must leave our feminine energy at the door in order to be successful. This is detrimental to our well-being because we are whole beings and how we do anything is how we do everything. If we are depleted of feminine energy during the day we can’t just turn it on when we get home.
We, as individuals, are daily in a state of being with others, our higher power (some of us), and ourselves. How much of that time do we spend fully affirming ourselves rather than running from ourselves, taking on what others want us to be (or not be), and taking on others’ “stuff” (e.g. biases and negative attitudes about matters important to us)?
I got a question from a woman today who wanted to know what men think about during intimacy. Specifically, she wanted to know if men “think about the love handles or the Jelly belly or all the other imperfections that are just staring at (them)?” Of course, we can assume this question applies to any other perceived “imperfection” which is ironic when you consider that “perfection” is a mental construct anyway that varies anyway both person-to-person and over time. But let’s address the specifics...
Life coach Shannon Rios Paulsen offers single women 8 fun Valentine's Day ideas. Don't have a date? Doesn't matter! Check out these 8 activities and you'll be falling in love with yourself in no time.
If you're someone who cringes at the sight of anything Valentine's Day-oriented, it's time to shift your focus this year and learn how to be your own valentine. Life coach and author Karen Elizaga, shares some self-love tips from her new book, Finding Your Sweet Spot: A Guide to Personal and Professional Excellence.
Let's expand on the last post "Prosperity" from the book You Can Heal Your Life. Deserving If we do not accept the idea that we "deserve" to prosper, then even when abundance falls in our laps, we will refuse it somehow. Whatever we concentrate on increases, so don't concentrate on your bills. If you concentrate on lack and debt, then you will create more lack and debt. ---> In essence this is appreciating what you DO have, regardless of how minuscule you may think it is.