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Self-talk and what it means to be beautiful inside and out

My daughter and I made vision boards today together. A photo of an Aboriginal woman bare breasted and bare footed in the desert performing an ancient ritual called out to…

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She said to me: I hate myself. I thought: ouch…

We say “I hate myself “without thinking much about it, but part of you takes it very seriously. That part of you wilts under the power of those mean words. I…

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It is possible: choose self-talk that gives you hope

I tell myself it’s possible all the time, about all kinds of things. Other people have managed, why not me! I have always wanted to travel, but our family didn’t travel.…

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Self-talk love has no conditions – it is right now

You don’t have to do anything special to deserve your own words of kindness and love. You don’t have to be 10, 20 or 50 pounds lighter to deserve self-talk…

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I am not the cruel inner voice that says ugly words  – I am the one who chooses to listen to them

A few days ago, I broke down crying after a voice that I have inside told me I was a piece of shit. I know. Ouch. This came about after…

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How to catch and stop the negative voice inside

I am often asked how I am able to catch myself when my self-talk is negative or life-denying. This is how I do it. I wait for a signal. A…

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This holiday season, spend a few moments listening to yourself

  This holiday season, spend some moments with yourself just like you are planning to do with your other loved ones. Take the time to listen to what your inner voice…

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Use your self-talk to face towards who you want to be

I ask myself all the time if I am facing the right way, heading in the direction of what I want to create, and who I want to become. When…

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Do you tell yourself that everything is wrong? I certainly have!

Do you sometimes tell yourself that EVERYTHING is going wrong? I certainly have! When I asked my good friend how she was, she said that EVERYTHING was going wrong. After…

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How do you speak to yourself when you are not winning?

How do you speak to yourself when you have made a mistake, when you are struggling, or when you are not “winning” – however you define the term? I was…

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