Self-Care, Quotes, Self-Love

Are You Worthy Of Love?

Are You Worthy of Love?
The Quote You are worthy of love. Someone recently asked me what this quote means to me. Why do I believe these words are true? Although the question surprised me, I thought it was a really good one. I gave them an answer after some consideration, but I really wanted to expand on those thoughts further here. The Question Why are we worthy of love? What makes me agree that love isn't something we should need to earn? To me, when a child is born, they deserve love. We would never think to
Self-Care, Self-Love

6 Ways to Show Love to Yourself During Recovery

6 Ways to Show Love to Yourself During Recovery
Note: I want to thank the writers from the Westwind Recovery blog for guest posting today. I hope you enjoy their informative post on self-love during recovery. Learning to love yourself after dealing with addiction is a slow but critical process that allows you to grow as a person. During treatment, you worked through difficult issues that led to your substance abuse, and you have conquered many painful events from your past. Now, it is time to show yourself a little love for all that hard work, and these six
Self-Care

Whole Self-Care: Are You Guilty Of Neglect?

I've written about the basics of self-care before. (See posts here, and here, and here) I'd like to dig a bit deeper today. Self-care in the media tends to be spas, baths, and face masks. There is much more to it. We need to make sure to care for our whole selves. This means we need to make sure we have our physical, mental, and emotional needs met. Whole self-care can make sure no part is neglected. Neglecting any of these parts will leave you feeling off, drained, or like
Body Positivity, Self-Acceptance, Self-Love

What The Heck Is Body Acceptance, And Why Do I Need It?

What The Heck Is Body Acceptance, And Why Do I Need It?
A popular "buzzword" lately has been "body positivity". Not everyone feels ready to have positive thoughts toward their body. In that case, it may be easier to try for body acceptance. What is body acceptance? Simply put, body acceptance is just accepting your body as it is with no judgement. It is a step toward body positivity and loving yourself without requiring any change. Another way to look at it is body neutrality. This article covers it well. Just not hating their body can be a huge step for some people. I've talked before
Life Tips

10 Self Date Ideas

Self Date ideas
You don't need to wait for a partner to go on a date. Treat yourself, and try some of these ideas for a self date. 1) Go to a bookstore and roam around. Buy yourself a book or a nice journal to write in. 2) Visit an animal shelter and spend time with the critters. Adopt one if you connect, and have the means to provide a good home. 3) Take a favorite book to a coffee shop and hang out. Time with a choice drink, great book and maybe a treat