Tag: love yourself

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By Letting Go I Learned to Love Myself

I’m not mad you let me walk away. I didn’t leave your driveway crying because you didn’t fall in love with me. And I am not sad because you didn’t have a clear answer about your feelings for me. You…

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Exactly As I Am: How I Learned to Love Myself

As I sit listening to my neighbor argue with her boyfriend, I feel grateful for the important bit of wisdom I learned in the past nine months. You see, it’s midnight before her big child custody hearing; earlier today she…

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If Not Now, When?

 It was mid-January 2013 and I was driving home from a friend’s house. It was a night similar to many others, except this particular night, I had more strength than I had ever felt before… My spirit was sick. I felt…

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The Ultimate Recipe for Happiness

What You’ll Need – An open heart – Faith – A sense of humor – Sunblock Ingredients: – 1/2 a cup of self worth – 2 tablespoons imagination – 1 whole can of laughter – 3 cups appreciation – 1…

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The Bloom and Gloom

There are a lot of flowers in bloom right now in the north east. The temperature is a fluctuating 30 to 50 F and the little buds are like shy ducklings waiting for their chance to dive into the shallow…