We all have graves in our yards of things we buried long ago, things we don’t want to see or know. Sometimes, we even forget they are there. But knowing our shadow, and taking the time to look at it, is vitally important.
I used to think that the way I thought about my body reflected the way I treated it, but what if that’s not the whole truth? What if it’s actually the other way around?
Labels are a dubble-edged sword: they can stigmatise and at the same time set you free. For me, it was the latter more so than the first…
We get taught an awful lot, implicitly and sometimes explicitly, about what we’re supposed to love and hate about ourselves. Until we decide we no longer buy it. Until we decide we can just love it all!
What kind of things do you usually say to yourself? We often repeat the same thoughts every day, but which ones do you really WANT to repeat? Here are 9 things you can repeat to yourself on a daily basis to feel happy, grounded and grateful.
Self-love is a hot topic and has been for years. But what does it really mean to love yourself? And what signs can you see along the way that show you are on the right track? Here’s my humble tuppenceworth on the issue.
Sex is used to sell, but we also use it on a personal level. We can use it to make ourselves feel better, or gain interest or power. This, however, comes at a cost.
Sadness seems hard, but it might just be the easy way out when it comes to dealing with what’s underneath.
What does it ‘feel’ like to have fear of commitment? What does a dismissive avoidant attachment style looks like? And what are the steps to healing this?
Written by: Jorinde BerbenImage credit: Kathleen Demey I have quite an average body. I’m at a healthy weight, but not super athletic. I have cellulite, and starting arm flabs, and if you’d asked me a year ago, I would’ve probably said ‘yes’ to a free boob-job if there was no risk involved. Like many women,Continue reading “How I learned to love my body”