I would like to talk to you all about love and kindness, from a place of unhappiness. The ‘Metta-Bhavana’ (translated as ‘loving-kindness’), a type of meditation, is a staple of my personal practice. Because learning self-care, and – eventually – self-love, has been an ongoing fight for me. It wasn’t… View Post

Feature by Haleigh Shipley, A Millennial Twenty Something: Sorry not sorry. Someone else’s opinion of me is none of my business. I’ve learned that the only opinion that matters, and that has the ability to dictate my life, is my own. I am my biggest cheerleader and advocate. I am… View Post

Most single’s have been hit with the two pronged ‘Are you seeing anyone?, Don’t worry, you’ll find someone’ taser at social occasions. Sometimes it’s difficult to say; “For the first time, I am seeing myself”. In recovery, stopping vandalizing ourselves can be just the beginning. When I stopped harming and… View Post

“Positive nutrition begins with compassion towards ourselves. It’s about eating better, not about eating less. Nutrition is not low-fat. It’s not low-calorie. It’s not being hungry and feeling deprived. It’s about nourishing your body with real whole foods: so that you are consistently satisfied to able to live life to… View Post

Like someone can not learn to be brave without first being fearful, I really believe that it is the negativity I have shown myself that has informed the nurturing, forgiving and loving relationship I have with my body today. I have torn myself down for most of my life. I… View Post