Posts in self-love
Simple Self-Care For The Body, Mind, and Soul

When life gets tough, our self-care practice is usually the first thing we ditch. What’s up with that? The truth is — even with the best of intentions — you can't help others, or operate at your highest capacity, or fulfill your potential, or be your best self, if you're not taking care of number one (that's you) first. SO. In the spirit of not piling on to the overwhelm by giving you a long, long list of self-care to-do’s, here are three simple self-care tips that are great for your mind, body, and soul. 

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Productivity, Beauty, & The Power of Matching Lingerie: A Beautiful Q&A With Alyssa Coleman

I know you’ve heard this name before. (And if you haven’t, then you’re very welcome for the intro.) Alyssa Coleman is THE productivity guru. A #girlboss entrepreneur from Toronto, Ontario, she’s all about helping other creative babes get shit done, make more money, and build the business of their dreams.

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8 Ways You Can Find Your Zen, Even In The Most Chaotic Times

I’ve been suffering from major chaos of the heart, mind, and soul lately. Maybe it’s just a symptom of my summertime sadness or the impending change of seasons. I’ll admit, I’m a little stressed out about the state of my affairs (and relationships). It’s all normal stuff, YES, but damn, it can get overwhelming.

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Caught Up in Comparison? Here Are 5 Things to do Instead of Comparing Yourself to Others

Comparing yourself to others is more than just a generational hobby for millennials, it’s a mortal affliction. Humans have been doing it since the beginning of time (or at least since my parents were teenagers — because that’s as far back as I bothered to research). SO. In order to remedy the situation, I’ve compiled this actionable list of 5 Things to do instead of comparing yourself to others.

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How to Actually Make Time For Your Self-Care (Because Not Everyone Can Just “Play Hooky”)

Do you ever read those self-care articles that are all like, rah rah “make time for yourself, babe!” and you’re all like, SURE, I'D LOVE TO but HOW? Honestly, I might have written that article, not fully realizing how big of an ask I was making. The following are a few of my suggestions on how to actually make time for yourself and practice self-care without playing hooky from real life.

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Introducing The ALL NEW Self-Love Sessions: Beautiful Conversations With Women Who Inspire

The Self-Love Sessions aren’t just your typical Q&A. In my conversations with badass babes, I aim straight for the heart stuff.

We deep-dive beyond those shiny, perfect, poreless Instagram posts into the unfiltered truths of everyday life. We tackle the realities of growing up GIRL in a culture where beauty reigns supreme, and get radically honest about our own insecurities (and also how to deal with 'em).

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What NOT To Do At The Beach This Summer

Despite the chill vibes summer is *supposed* to bring, it can, and often does, run a series of zero-chill criticisms, body-image insecurities, and tremendously toxic thoughts down the spine. BUT. It doesn't have to. Chill out (the positive way) and enjoy your dog days of summer by avoiding the following toxic habits.

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The Secret To Proactive Self-Care & What It Actually Looks Like

The ongoing practice of taking care of yourself, your WHOLE self, mind, body and soul, every day. It’s the decision (self-responsibility) that we make to nourish, recharge, and care for ourselves often in lieu of pushing through, striving for, and “doing more”. It’s giving ourselves permission to pause and replenish regularly (not just when we need to), without judgment, critique or criticism.

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12 Reasons Why Being a Woman Is Completely F*&KING Amazing

These days, being a woman can be really frustrating. Like sometimes, I can’t help but think that my sad addiction to $5 almond-milk-americano-misto’s wouldn’t be such a big deal if I didn’t make 20% less than my male counterparts. Ugh, sorry, I’m not a political writer and I don’t even want to attempt to be one.All I want to point out on this International Women’s Day is that being a woman is completely f&*king amazing, and these are just a few of the reasons why...

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The Ultimate Self-Lover's Valentine's Day Gift Guide

In anticipation of "the most romantic day of the year," the (self)love journey continues because no matter your current relationship status, how dreamy your boyfriend is, or how much you love to hate on this over-hyped holiday, the greatest happily-ever-afters always come from falling for yourself, first. So, in the spirit of giving (to ourselves), here’s The Ultimate Self-Lover’s Valentine's Day Gift Guide.

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