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  • 8 Tips So You Don’t Lose Yourself In Your Next Relationship
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    8 Tips So You Don’t Lose Yourself In Your Next Relationship

    “Never lose yourself in a relationship. Love your partner fiercely, but always follow your unique dreams and desires. Be true to yourself.” ~Unknown All my previous relationships drained me. Not only because I was with the wrong men and kept trying to make things work where there was no way, but also because I was… More

  • The Wounds of Rejection Heal With Self-Love and Self-Awareness
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    The Wounds of Rejection Heal With Self-Love and Self-Awareness

    “There is no magic cure, no making it all go away forever. There are only small steps upward; an easier day, an unexpected laugh, a mirror that doesn’t matter anymore.” ~Laurie Halse Anderson It began in elementary school. I was a chubby immigrant with a thick accent and hand-me-down clothes. I so badly wanted the… More

  • 7 Self-Love Practices That Helped Me Heal from a Devastating Divorce
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    7 Self-Love Practices That Helped Me Heal from a Devastating Divorce

    “Unlike self-criticism, which asks if you’re good enough, self-compassion asks what’s good for you?” ~Kristin Neff My husband and family were my world. Although I’d found joy in my passion of writing, my heart revolved around my marriage. I thought we were happy. Then one day, he dropped the bomb: “I don’t love you anymore.”… More

  • How to Stop Feeling Lonely and Escape the Emotional Eating Cycle
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    How to Stop Feeling Lonely and Escape the Emotional Eating Cycle

    “When you no longer believe that eating will save your life when you feel exhausted or overwhelmed or lonely, you will stop. When you believe in yourself more than you believe in food, you will stop using food as if it were your only chance at not falling apart.” ~Geneen Roth I used to eat… More

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    How to Escape the Emotional Eating Cycle and Stop Feeling Lonely

    “When you no longer believe that eating will save your life when you feel exhausted or overwhelmed or lonely, you will stop. When you believe in yourself more than you believe in food, you will stop using food as if it were your only chance at not falling apart.” ~Geneen Roth I used to eat… More

  • Be Good to Yourself: 10 Powerful Ways to Practice Self-Love
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    Be Good to Yourself: 10 Powerful Ways to Practice Self-Love

    “Self-love, self-respect, self-worth: There’s a reason they all start with ‘self.’ You can’t find them in anyone else.” ~Unknown It was one of those nights. I was in a busy New York bar, having fun and enjoying myself. That was, until someone asked me: “So, what do you do?” Within a few seconds my fun,… More

  • Why I’ve Upgraded to a Drama-Free Relationship
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    Why I’ve Upgraded to a Drama-Free Relationship

    “Love is not what you say. Love is what you do.” ~Unknown I used to think that true love should be passionate and intense. When someone broke up with me or treated me poorly, I’d imagine that he really didn’t mean it. Surely he was really a good person and truly loved me, but was… More

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