Self Esteem

The Conversation That Harms Our Self-Worth

When women get together, often this is what they talk about, and it's feeding a cycle that disempowers women. Are you guilty of this?

Feb 26 · 2 min read >

Who You Calling Crazy?

I think of "crazy" as what happens when we love the other person more than we love ourselves,

Feb 25 · 1 min read >

Power of Influence

“In one week American teenagers spend 31 hours watching TV, 17 hours listening to music, 3 hours watching movies, 4 hours reading magazines, 10 hours online. That’s 10 hours and 45 minutes of media consumption a day.” - Miss Representation The media is beyond powerful....

Nov 2 · 2 min read >

The Pursuit of Pretty is an Endless One

To the women reading this piece, the next time your inner self-critic takes over when you're looking in the mirror, I challenge you to stop the negative dialogue about your looks. I encourage you to instead of obsessing over how to become prettier, you ask...

Jun 23 · 1 min read >

Ashley Judd and Changing the Conversation About Self Image

We need to stop tearing down other women because in society's eyes, they aren't skinny enough, pretty enough or young enough. If we don't stop the vicious cycle, who will?

Jun 1 · 1 min read >

5 Don’ts I Would Tell My Younger Self

If I could tell my younger self, and even the woman today who often forgets, I would tell her, "love yourself more, and the rest will fall into place."

Jul 24 · 4 min read >

You Are Beautiful

Don't let the story in your head about who you should be take away from the perfect, amazing person you are right now.

May 30 · 1 min read >

Are Men Trained To Hate Women?

I read an interesting article titled, 5 Ways Modern Men Are Trained to Hate Women. Is it true? Is the root reason behind why some men cheat, abuse, use violence, salivate over strippers, and dehumanize the opposite sex, because of the way the way they...

Mar 27 · 1 min read >

Are You Beautiful on the Inside?

There was once a time that if I heard any of the following: "spirituality, inner peace, vegan, money doesn't buy happiness..." I'd nod my head while rolling my eyes thinking, "Enough of this new-age hippie stuff". I guess like most lessons in life, you don't...

Jan 17 · 2 min read >

Your Worth

We’ve all been there – feeling victimized by a friend, a boss, or a lover – who has treated us poorly or unfairly. It’s an easy and common tendency to blame the other, make yourself out as the innocent, while seeking out particular people who...

Nov 15 · 3 min read >

Not So, “Sex and the City”

Armed in stilettos from Manolo to Madden, females all over the world have been anticipating Sex and the City 2 to hit the theaters. I’ve been a long time fan of the sitcom and admit to many times rolling on the floor laughing all the...

Jul 9 · 3 min read >

The Aftermath of Bullying

Do you know how young someone can be when they start to contemplate harmful thoughts, such as suicide? For me, I was 10 years old. I was bullied at school so badly that I would cry everyday, and be scared from the minute the bell...

Jun 28 · 2 min read >

Good vs Great Relationships

Men hunt and women nurture right? The concept of the man who hunts for his prey, spreads his seeds and conquers while the woman is looking for a caretaker, and a healthy and providing father is a story we’ve all heard many times.  While in...

May 13 · 2 min read >

The Vitamin Kind

Secret confession:  I am kicking a habit of drugs. Hold your gasps, I’m not talking about the narcotics kind, I’m talking about the boy kind. Let me explain to you the “drug” kind – also known as the “bad boy”. Often attractive, charismatic, popular and...

Oct 7 · 2 min read >

Pursuit of Pretty

During a recent conversation, a male friend of mine in the beauty industry advised me on a particular Botox procedure that would improve my looks. While Botox is something that never crossed my mind before, I started to really think about it. I imagined my...

Sep 9 · 2 min read >