Category Archives: Self Esteem

How To Love Your Body — At Any Size

Love your body - Love yourself

Starving or stuffing? Why neither will make you happy.

I recently wrote an article about loving and accepting yourself regardless of your body weight. A number of people commented on […]

The Mean Girl and The Bathing Suit – My Messy Beautiful

Since I was young a mean girl has viciously bullied me.  She criticizes my appearance; she is condescending, rude, and terribly cruel.  The mean girl tells me that I’m stupid, […]

Dealing with Guilt and Shame: Are You Stuck in the Loop?

The guilt/shame doom loop; are you stuck in it?

The guilt/shame doom loop; are you stuck in it?

Every few months or so I realize that although my clients come to me to talk about a lot of different […]

Your Butt Looks Great in Jeans – Taming Jealousy

"Your butt looks great in those jeans, I'm so jealous."

This is something my friend Stacy will often say to me. Naturally, I'm flattered and not just because of the […]

Four Reasons to Feel Sexier Than When You Were 25

Do you remember the body you had when you were 25?

Instead of looking back at that body you had with regret, remember that time  with joy. Stop fighting your […]

On Internet Trolls and the Kindness of Readers

Social media has been a wonderful way to bring people together, reconnect with former classmates, brag about your children and share more information than most people are actually interested in.  […]

Women’s Voices; I Can’t Hear You!

Last year I opened the virtual doors to my own business.  It was a dream come true brought about by hard work and lots of advice from some really brilliant […]

Herstory and Your Story

I love a good rags to riches story not in terms of financial riches but the bigger picture riches of a life well lived filled with things that mattered most […]

Are You Beautiful? A Few Reliable Sources to Find the Answer to That Question

Recently I learned of a sad situation in which teen girls were posting YouTube videos of themselves and asking viewers to respond to the question, "Am I beautiful?" They often […]

Three teen-aged girls take on the world one fear at a time

Three teen-aged girls take on the world one fear at a time

This week I brought my daughter and her two besties (she will be so annoyed that I used that word) to work with me.  My work for that day was […]