You Are Worth The Effort

January 02, 2012
This week, I am going to run a series on how to start loving yourself, beginning tomorrow, but in planning the series, I suddenly realized how important it was to write a preliminary post to create the space for the others The truth of the matter is, you have to believe you are worth your own effort In thinking about my own trials and tribulations in the realm of self-love over the years, I think that one of the main reasons I was so ... keep reading

4 Ways to Create Your Own Movement Ritual (and Enjoy Rockin’ Your Bod)

December 02, 2011
So, I never thought I was into rituals Probably because I had little to no idea what that meant, but I was pretty sure it had something to do with The Craft I'm the kind of person who sees a trailer for a scary movie and has nightmares for weeks, so I knew I didn't want to have anything to do with rituals That is, until I learned more about what they actually are and how, lo and behold, I could apply them to my own life Schooled I suppose ... keep reading

On Eating My Pain & Things I Don't Want to Do Anymore

November 24, 2011
When I was a kid, I learned this thing from my mother When she would encounter a situation that displeased her, didn't match up to her standards, or was simply to be ignored completely she would just kind of pat her hands together as if she were washing them This action meant (in no uncertain terms): I'm done with _______ Now, every once and a while, I catch myself just deciding when "enough is enough" and I'm going to give something up I find ... keep reading

On Knowing Your Worth (and Betting on it)

November 22, 2011
This post was written by  Ega Jones, who is just one of my absolute favorite bloggers I feel really honored to have her permision to reprint it here for all of you Let me tell you something about the world that I tried desperately not to know, but was forced to learn No one else will believe in you, or invest any time or money or love in you, if you can’t tell them honestly and confidently how much you’re worth Self-deprecation gets you ... keep reading