Approval never paid my bills, and it never made me happy. If the absence of approval is the only price of freedom, then it’s a price I’m willing to pay.
How solitude has helped me think for myself around other people instead of alternating between being a people-pleasing doormat and a control-hungry rebel.
We tend to attribute romance only to couples, but the more I’ve walked my journey of self-discovery, the more romantic moments I’ve had with myself.
I don’t want to be a role model or strive to be inspiring. I just want to share my raw, naked truth—however imperfect, uncomfortable, and undesirable it is.
I am slowly reassembling the pieces of myself I broke off to match some external idea of what it means to be spiritual, to be healthy, to be self-loving.
We all misunderstand ourselves in some way. Learning to look at what’s within us with curiosity instead of judgment is a kind of self-respect.
February can be a difficult month for self-love! Here are some quotes to inspire and motivate you to love yourself.
Instead of chasing stressful deadlines, I am choosing to focus on doing my best. Not pushing myself is sometimes the most self-loving thing I can do.
How kindness can help us interrupt other people’s patterns of unworthiness and help them reach for self-love.
I felt annoyed by a yoga teacher and brooded—for hours! This is how I found peace, cultivated self-awareness, and learned a valuable lesson from the situation.