self acceptance

We Love Meghan Trainor’s Body-Positive Song “All About that Bass” And You Will Too!

We Love Meghan Trainor’s Body-Positive Song “All About that Bass” And You Will Too!

We are all in love with Meghan Trainor‘s first single “All About that Bass,” and you will be too as soon as you watch this video! The song is catchy, cute, and poppy, and the message it has is one we could all stand to hear more frequently! Some people have accused her of “skinny-shaming,” […]

Detox Your Brain: Silence Your Inner Critic

Detox Your Brain: Silence Your Inner Critic

  Hear that little voice inside your head that’s saying “No you can’t.” all the time? You know, the voice that always leaves you spinning, trying to regain your confidence and focus? I’m not referring to the voice that warns you not to walk down a dark alley. I’m talking about the self-defeating voice that […]

Compassion Alchemy: Finding a Balance Between Caring and Suffering

Compassion Alchemy: Finding a Balance Between Caring and Suffering

PHOTO: James Jordan Suffering and compassion: do they go hand-in-hand?  Are they akin to Mother Theresa and the poor, forever together as though stuck in perpetual balance?  Or is that even balance? To me, balance of two opposites cancels them both out.  Makes them neutral, Par, pH 7.   We suffer; and compassion eases it.  Over […]