257 Items Tagged

self-acceptance

Why You Should Never Apologize For Crying

I'm both surprised and saddened when a client starts to cry and then says, "I'm sorry." As crying is as much a part of life as the creek running...

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
September 4 2013

The One Thing All Relationships Need To Succeed

What is a foundation? It's the ground on which we build. Obviously if we want to build something that can weather a storm, it's best to start with a...

Shelly Bullard, MFT
June 26 2013

14 Simple Ways To Be Kind

To cultivate kindness, first you need to have a sense of what it is. For me, it’s about giving of oneself freely, for the pure joy of giving without...

Frank Lipman, M.D.
June 18 2013

5 Power Mantras To Get You Through Any Tough Time

Three years ago, I walked away from a corporate job in advertising to follow my heart and be a writer. Along with my job, I left behind depression,...

Shannon Kaiser
June 10 2013

Are You An Achievement Junkie?

For as long as I can remember, I have set a high goal, taken the necessary steps to achieve said goal, and reveled in my success and feelings of...

7 Mantras To Help You Out Of Any Rut

I spent eight years climbing the corporate ladder, working in advertising as a senior art director on huge accounts like Frito-Lay, Coca Cola and...

Shannon Kaiser
April 19 2013

5 Things I've Learned By Stopping The Diet

Every so often, I awaken upset, look in the mirror, and decide that I need to diet, stop eating gluten, juice, or lose weight.

Jamie Silverstein
April 15 2013

How To Break Free From A Toxic Relationship

In my last relationship, I stayed long past the relationship’s expiration date. Desperately hoping things would change, I sacrificed myself in the...

Shannon Kaiser
April 8 2013

How To Kick Your Inner Bully's Ass

We all have a little voice inside our heads telling us what to do. This voice rarely shuts up and has an opinion on just about anything. It's...

Victoria Kasunic
March 16 2013

Why I'm Trying To Fall In Love With My Thighs

I’ve been on a mission of late. I’m working to develop a love affair with my inner thighs.

Rebecca Butler
March 9 2013

When I'm Honest About Turning 35, Sometimes It Feels Like I'm Being Left Behind

Confession: I am 35 and not married and I don't have kids and I'm not a publisher and I don't own a big house or a car and I'm not where I always...

Katie Devine
March 6 2013

Don't Take Anything Personally

All four of Don Miguel Ruiz’s agreements seem simple, but in practice they’re quite challenging. They all require resolute self-awareness and...

Dani Marie Robinson
February 26 2013

17 Ways To Shed Negativity And Achieve Happiness

How many of us feel complete self-love and self-compassion? How many of us take care of our own needs and rely on the way we look at ourselves instead...

Cynthia Belmer
February 22 2013

From Breakdown To Breakthrough In 3 Easy Steps

A few years ago I left everything I knew behind — a corporate job, a large salary, a dead-end relationship — all in an effort to find true happiness....

Shannon Kaiser
February 21 2013

I Never Thought I'd Love Competitive Yoga

The first time I heard someone mention a “yoga competition,” I scoffed at the idea. 

Lauren May
February 7 2013

10 Simple Acts Of Radical Self-Care

Before I was diagnosed with cancer, I thought that an act of self-love was a bit woo-woo and something you'd hear about from a peace sign,...

Polly Noble
February 6 2013