Overcoming Self-loathing and Anxiety

Becoming Your Own Best Friend

In my last two posts, I discussed how to cultivate self-love by thinking of yourself as a child you love  and by speaking to yourself as you would a child or a friend you love.   In this post, I will discuss how you can cultivate self-love by making a self-love pledge. Think of a friend who… Continue reading Becoming Your Own Best Friend

Practices for Cultivating Love, Self-compassion

What Selfies Taught Me about Self-Love: Why I Love Your Selfies and My Selfies

Never Measuring Up I used to feel alienated from myself. A lot. Certainly I would have moments of feeling peaceful and at home with myself. Usually, however, I felt critical and even hateful of myself, my looks, my body. It is no wonder that I, and a lot of women and men, feel this way.… Continue reading What Selfies Taught Me about Self-Love: Why I Love Your Selfies and My Selfies