Posts tagged selflove
SEEING BEAUTY SESSIONS EPISODE 4 : Beauty Has No Expiration Date with Jennifer Geissler

I got the chance to sit down with Jennifer today where she shared her story of healing and learning to love herself. Sometimes great change happens after going through painful situations and for Jennifer it was the collapse of her marriage that catapulted her into claiming her power and independence & learning to love herself.

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The Danger in Learning To Love Myself + My Body

It's been over 5 years now since I had my spiritual awakening. When I decided it was time to make myself a priority and to start taking care of myself. I spent years working through my past trauma and learned to love myself and my body again.

It's been an incredible journey and I can say standing here today that I love the skin I'm in and most days feel pretty damn confident & sexy. What I have noticed in the past few months though is that I've allowed my "self-love" to be an excuse not to take care of my body at a deeper level. I noticed I'd tell myself "well I love and accept myself right where I'm at" so... I'm good. It's what I believe can be the dangers in the body positivity world. Yes, it's important to love and accept yourself right where you're at and it's (I believe) important to also take care of our bodies. If I allow myself to fall into old unhealthy eating habits and don't take time to move my body am I really being loving?!

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Naked In Alaska

Naked in Alaska is raw, truthful & brought up a time in my life where I was part of that world. There was a time in my early 20s when I spent a lot of time at strip clubs. I had friends that were in the business, I'd go out with them and men would pay me to give the other strippers money. At the time I thought this was great, they'd buy me drinks, the attention felt great (even though it wasn't the kind of attention I truly desired) I’d dance which I’ve always loved. Like Valerie, I too was looking for belonging, connection, and as a struggling young single mom, the money was very tempting.

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22 Signs You Might Be Having Your Spiritual Awakening

On the path to soul growth some of us go so far in our evolution process that we go through what is called our spiritual awakening. It's a time when we awaken to our patterns, behaviors and live from a place of consciousness. A place of mindfulness and self awareness. There are often signs leading up to the souls awakening, here are just a few that I've experienced through my awakening.

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How To Communicate From Love

Summer fun may be coming to an end, but it doesn't mean the fun, love and connections have to stop. One way to have more loving conversations with the people is to fill your love tank up first. I know for myself, I've come to learn that when I can stay balanced in my own energy by nourishing myself I'm much more capable to come from a more loving place. Which has allowed for more intimacy, deeper, more meaningful connections. Click to discover more.

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Accepting My So Called "Flaws".

these images are an after of my self-love journey. Typically you see before and afters as a transformation of "losing the weight" but this was a transformation of my heart. Transforming my hatred for my body and instead, learning to love it, all of it. Thank you, my dear dear friend, for capturing these images for me, when I look at them all I see is love. Love for myself and love for my body, she's been with me, protecting me this whole time. I just couldn't see it before. 

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Live Now Weight Yourself Later

I spent so much of my life trying to lose weight or obsess over the number on the scale. I've heard so many people say they're waiting to take the photos after they lose more weight, waiting to go to the gym until they lose weight, waiting to go get a massage or mani-pedi until they've lost weight. So much waiting, what you're really doing and what I was doing was waiting to live!

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Wonder Woman + The Why I'm Not Her

Self-love has been a buzz word for a while now and it got me thinking about what that word really means to me. Self-love for me is about taking action, putting yourself first, having compassion and holding yourself accountable. I used to think I was Wonder Woman and in a lot of ways I am but in some ways I'm definitely not. Here are the ways I'm so not a superhero.

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