"It's almost unbelievable that it FINALLY opened my heart to myself! I really can't believe it that something can work so effectively." — Inese Z.
*Learn how to love yourself.
*Hear your intuition.
*Feel more peaceful and happy.
How do you respond when you feel overwhelmed and tempted to give up?These are the moments that define us. The moments when all the inspirational quotes in the world won’t help us, the mini bottoms we experience all along the road to creating the lives of our dreams.I used to give up, all the time. […]Continue reading
Nothing stings like the panic of thinking you made the wrong decision. I’m sure you’ve been there. Sleepless nights. A vise gripping the top of your head as panic-fueled thought after panic-fueled thought circles like a hawk: What have I done? If only I’d chosen the other way. Nothing will ever be right again. […]Continue reading
Exactly seven years ago this month, I was undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer. The life lessons from breast cancer I’ve learned have shaped me in nearly every way — and often surprising ways. Receiving treatment during breast cancer month was surreal. I remember walking into a supermarket and seeing pink balloons flying around everywhere as […]Continue reading
In a world where we’re inundated with messages like “happiness is a choice,” not many people speak up for the importance of feeling all emotions. In my life, I’ve found that fully accepting and honoring all the ways I feel has opened the door to more happiness, not less, because how well we show up […]Continue reading
All my life, I’d been given one diagnosis after another. Depression. Bi-polar. Dysthymia (persistently low mood). Therapist after therapist offering me a prescription pad, telling me my biology was bad, never asking me — do you want to learn how to love yourself? You’ve had some serious losses — have you grieved them? Are you eating […]Continue reading
Have you ever heard that quote, “You have the same number of hours in the day as Beyonce?” Whenever I hear that, it makes me think of Queen Bey, looking fine as her glowy skinned self….WITH A TEAM OF ASSISTANTS AND HOUSEKEEPERS AND HELPERS supporting her every move. So yes, while we all have the […]Continue reading
The gift of growing older is that you eventually realize some of the things you learned as a child weren’t healthy. With age comes the opportunity to shift those beliefs into ones more nurturing and life-affirming. In my life, the biggest shift has been how I respond to my emotions. Changing my relationship to my […]Continue reading
The morning and I never bonded until recently. I mean, I love coffee and the soft early glow of the sun as much as the next person, but some people are just not meant to rise before 8 a.m. (or 9. ahem.) However, I recently realized that it wasn’t so much the morning I disliked, it […]Continue reading
In a world obsessed with finding happiness, it’s easy to feel like a failure when your heart hurts. We own it, say things like “my sadness.” We judge ourselves, compare ourselves against others who seem to have it all together, who seem to have it all figured out. <pin it!> We embark on spiritual journeys, […]Continue reading
I’ll never forget the day self-love took over. I had been doing a lot of inner work, meditating, sitting with my emotions, cultivating an inner voice of kindness and compassion instead of criticism and comparison. And then one day while lying around in my yoga room, I felt this sudden urge to look myself in the […]Continue reading