Love Yourself Anyway
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Love Yourself Anyway

You let someone down, love yourself anyway. You gained 10 pounds, love yourself anyway. You got fired, love yourself anyway. Your relationship ended, love yourself anyway. You lost your home, love yourself anyway. Your body has changed, love yourself anyway. You lost your temper, love yourself anyway. You’re unorganized, love yourself anyway. You’re finances are out of order, love yourself anyway. You forgot to file your taxes, love yourself anyway.

The Big Lie of Self-Hate
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The Big Lie of Self-Hate

Life isn’t fair. Love is our birthright. So why doesn’t it happen for some of us? We believe the lie that we are worthless and only deserve hate. Most of the time self-hate results from bad treatment over time. Basically, someone programmed a lie in our heads that we’re a piece of garbage. Is they were successful in making us believe the lie, we do it to ourselves. When we reinforce the lie, it becomes part of our identity. Left unchallenged, we believe to our core that we suck.

How to Shower Yourself With Love
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How to Shower Yourself With Love

Everyone needs to practice self-love from time to time in order to maintain a balance of our mind, body, and soul. Once these connections are understood and nurtured, you will begin to experience a peaceful state of mind. One very important to remember first and foremost is that you are a beautiful spiritual being-unique in your own way. You have to truly believe that you are able to give the type of love you want to have as well as receive the love your heart truly longs for.

5 New Years Resolutions that you actually can keep
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5 New Years Resolutions that you actually can keep

FIVE NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS Happy 2014! Here are five simple New Year’s Resolutions for anyone who wants proof that human connections promote health. 1. Practice radical empathy: Listen with an open heart and non-defensive stance 2. Move toward attunement: Be curious and really feel your partner’s experience. Reach for her or him emotionally. 3. Take your emotional pulse: Be honest about your feelings. For example, is anger or anxiety covering up hurt? Shame?

Shame Excavation: Unearthing Toxic Shame
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Shame Excavation: Unearthing Toxic Shame

"Like moss, shames grows in the dark. Vanquish it by bringing it into the light." Shame is inexorably tied to the question that many of us will eventually ask ourselves: "Are we a human doing or a human being?" In other words, is our value and appreciation for and about ourselves determined by what we do (and how it impacts others) or by just who we are? Self-worth determined by what we do is neither life-affirming, nor is it personally and emotionally sustaining. We can never do "good" enough to free us from the shackles of low self-esteem, self-doubt and insecurity.

Shame Excavation: Unearthing Toxic Shame
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Shame Excavation: Unearthing Toxic Shame

"Like moss, shames grows in the dark. Vanquish it by bringing it into the light." Shame is inexorably tied to the question that many of us will eventually ask ourselves: "Are we a human doing or a human being?" In other words, is our value and appreciation for and about ourselves determined by what we do (and how it impacts others) or by just who we are? Self-worth determined by what we do is neither life-affirming, nor is it personally and emotionally sustaining. We can never do "good" enough to free us from the shackles of low self-esteem, self-doubt and insecurity.

Why Masturbation & Touch During Divorce & Separation is Important
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Why Masturbation & Touch During Divorce & Separation is Important

First of all, when has this ever been a bad idea? In all seriousness though, it doesn’t seem to matter what night of the week it is, but being newly alone after a separation or divorce is, well…lonely.  Being alone when you have been used to being with your ex or with your ex and the kids as a family is a huge adjustment. You are now alone and isolated probably more of the time than you would like to be.

How to Build Self-Esteem and Embrace Yourself
When you feel unworthy, you act unworthy.
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How to Build Self-Esteem and Embrace Yourself

A life coach would agree that feeling like you don't deserve happiness will cause you to act our your negative feelings. Instead, work on your self-esteem to live the life you deserve. Helena Everdeen helps you figure out the steps to take for a productive and worthwhile life.

Personal Development Coach: Trichotillomania And Dating
Being honest is scary, but it's the right choice.
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Finding Love & Acceptance With Trichotillomania

Having a disorder like trichotillomania is difficult. When it puts a damper on your love life, that can be even harder. This personal development coach shares how to be brave, accept your challenges and communicate openly with your partner. You can find love!

Who are You?
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Who are You?

Who are you?  Are you, your preferences, you interests, your opinions?  If so, how come these change throughout ‘your’ life?  Aren’t You something much more Core and Eternal than any of that?  Without fully recognizing and truly experiencing that Core of the Real You, how can you feel truly anchored and confident in your life? Who are You?   That is the question to ask and answer before other important questions that need to be answered to create a rewarding life. Questions like: