Loving Me! Finding Your Way from Self-Loathing to Self-Love!

“A healthy self-love means we have no compulsion to justify to ourselves or others why we take vacations, why we sleep late, why we buy new shoes, why we spoil ourselves from time to time. We feel comfortable doing things which add quality and beauty to life.” – Andrew Matthews   Self-hate is probably the […]

Am I Nobody?

Morning wakes us with a start; some of us rush into the day with no time to spare. Others lag around in their sleep-wear, sip on warm liquid and contemplate the day ahead. Then, there is that morning, where you find yourself alone, with more choices about how to spend your time than you care […]

Do I Need a Therapist?

  Just short of turning 40 I began to noticed that with each passing day I was becoming more and more depressed. This took me by surprise because I had always been a pretty positive, upbeat person. After a while I also began having frequent nightmares and it wasn’t long following that I had an […]

Five Clues that Your Authentic Self is Hiding

Today, nearly every personal development forum out there is teaching the importance of authenticity.  But what is authenticity? What exactly is does is mean to be authentic? The web dictionary defines authentic as “genuine or real; Not false or copied.” That in of itself explains a lot, but the problem with such a blunt description […]

5 Types of People You Should Immediately Quit Giving Your Time and Attention To

It has been said that time is our most precious commodity. It is the one thing we have to spend that we can never buy back. All of us live within the same, 24 hour, framework of time.  Sometimes we wish we had more time to do the things we really love or to spend […]

Why the “Blame-Game” Has No Winners

Blame: assigning responsibility for a fault or wrong When we are healing from childhood abuse, it is often necessary to revisit traumatic experiences. The emotional intensity we experience as we walk through these horrific memories can be excruciatingly painful. It is vital to our healing that we validate, comfort and overwrite the experience with a […]

Five Instant Self-Confidence Boosters

Many of us know how it feels to be around other people and feel overly self-conscious and small. The following are five actions steps you can take immediately to bolster your self-confidence. Body Posture- Become aware of your sitting and standing posture. Bring your shoulders up to your ears, back and then down again. Lift […]

Be Okay with Past Mistakes

  “You don’t have to hold yourself hostage to who you used to be or anything you ever used to do, because, who has lived and hasn’t made mistakes?” -Oprah Winfrey How many times a day, a week, a month do you mull over past mistakes? How many times do you kick yourself for the […]

How to Know if You Have Truly Learned to Love Yourself

Self love is the hot topic of the day. People everywhere are waking up and realizing that the voice inside their head has become their worst enemy and that by changing it from a critical, judgmental, harassing voice to a loving, accepting, encouraging one, our lives can literally be transformed to something wonderful, fulfilling and […]