Posts tagged with "Self-Love February"

Self-Love February - Week 2 Challenge

Posted February 7, 2015 in self love, self-care, meditation and 6 more

Happy Saturday! I hope you had a lovely week, and you are enjoying your weekend so far!

I challenged you to practice self-care every day for the past week as part of Self-Love February. How did you do? I admit, I was off and on. For example, Wednesday was non-stop until about 9 p.m. when I was finishing eating dinner. I crashed in front of the TV for about an hour and was off to bed. I could have used some breaks during the day to reenergize myself.

But for the most part, I took some time for myself every day. Last night, after a particularly moody day, I poured myself a glass of wine and rolled out my yoga mat. It was the perfect ending to not so hot day, and I was instantly in a better mood.

This coming week's challenge is a good one! I challenge you to meditate every day for one week!

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Chocolate Chia Pudding

Posted February 10, 2015 in chocolate, self-love, Self-Love February and 6 more


Chia pudding is one of my fave sweet treats! It's super easy to whip together, it's delicious and it's full of nutrients.

Chia seeds are full of fiber, antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids. What's better than satisfying your sweet tooth and nourishing your body?

I usually just throw together some almond milk, chia seeds and a natural sweetener, but I decided to make a chocolate version to satisfy my chocolate cravings.

It was delicious!

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Self-Love February - Week 4 Challenge

Posted February 21, 2015 in Self-Love February, self-love, self-care and 3 more


I can't believe it's already the last week of February! This month flew by.

Last week, I challenged you to give yourself three compliments every day. I thought this was challenging! Especially one day when I was a bit down because I was comparing myself to others in a fitness class (yes, I do that too!). But as soon as I came up with three compliments, I instantly felt better.

This week's challenge will help you learn to listen to your body.

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Self-Love February Recap

Posted February 28, 2015 in Self-Love February, self love, self-care and 11 more

Today is the last day of Self-Love February. I hope you go into March feeling a little more love for yourself!

Creating content based on this theme was really important to me because there are so many women (and men) who spend too much time criticizing themselves, which leads to self-hate, which leads to not treating your body with care.

Each week this month, I challenged you to do something every day that would help you love yourself a little more. If you didn't participate or missed a week, do it in March (or April or May). Finding self-love is a journey and takes work!

Here's a recap of Self-Love February...

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Learning to Love Yourself More

Posted February 1, 2016 in self-care, Self-Love February, self love and 2 more

"Love is the nourishment that we humans need to fulfill our greatness. As I learn to love myself more, I learn to love everyone more. Together we tenderly cultivate an ever more beautiful world."

Since February is a month that is all about love, I'm sharing ways that you can learn to love yourself more!

We're starting with self-care. Self-care is the ultimate form of love towards yourself. Because our lives are crazy busy, caring for ourselves isn't always a priority. But when we put everything else in our lives before caring for ourselves, we aren't able to give at our greatest capacity.

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Learning to Love Yourself More {Part 2}

Posted February 12, 2016 in self-love, Self-Love February, self-esteem and 4 more


This month, I'm sharing tips to help you learn to love yourself more! Last week, I shared ways to incorporate more self-care into your life. (read about it here!)

This week, I want to talk about authenticity. One thing that I've realized over the years is that the more that I am my true self, the more I like myself.

Throughout our lives, we feel pressures from others, from society and from ourselves to be a certain way. We, purposefully and subconsciously, begin to mold ourselves into the person that we think fits those images. 

Maybe it's just dressing a certain way to fit in (which we still do as adults!), but it could also be pursuing a career that others felt was best for you. 

I began struggling with low self-esteem when a third-grade classmate informed me that I was fat. It was then that I felt like I didn't fit in anymore. I didn't realize it until I was an adult, but being skinny was tied to my self-worth. This was the beginning of decades of trying to get skinny to be loved, and years and years of destructive behaviors to cope with my low self-esteem.

So how do we let go of those messages we've been telling ourselves and become our true selves?

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Learning to Love Yourself More {Part 3}

Posted February 18, 2016 in Self-Love February, self-love, self-confidence and 3 more

Throughout the month, I've been sharing ways you can start to love yourself just a little bit more.  Make sure you check out Part 1 and Part 2 if you missed them.

Today's post is pretty personal. I hope that in sharing my own story, you feel less alone and inspired to continue on your journey to self-love.

Today I want to talk about being diligent in your quest to love yourself. Life changes and our bodies change, and it can be difficult to stay on the path to self-love.

One thing that I've realized is that the journey to loving yourself fully isn't a straight line with a beginning and an end. There are bumps in the road, and sometimes you back track.

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Learning to Love Yourself More {Part 4}

Posted February 25, 2016 in self-love, Self-Love February, running and 9 more

February has been all about feeling the love! We've been focusing on learning to love ourselves more through self-care, by being our authentic selves and by being diligent about self-love even as our bodies change.

Make sure you check out Part 1Part 2 and Part 3!

Movement and physical activity are some of the best ways to begin feeling more love for your body and to build your self-confidence.

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