Body Love and Body Kindness, Exercise

Playful Running: For Runners and Non-Runners

I invented something called Playful Running today. But to be honest, I think I rediscovered rather than invented Playful Running because it is something I think we actually all know about. And, believe it or not, whether you are a runner or not, I think Playful Running has a lot to do with you and… Continue reading Playful Running: For Runners and Non-Runners

Body Love and Body Kindness, Overcoming Self-loathing and Anxiety, Self-compassion

How I Accidentally Tricked Myself with Picture Filters

I tricked myself with picture filters the other day and caused myself a lot of anxiety in the process. The story is partly funny and partly embarrassing. And it also reminded me of some important lessons pertaining to social media. So here is how I tricked myself. Several months ago, I was taking selfies to… Continue reading How I Accidentally Tricked Myself with Picture Filters

Body Love and Body Kindness, Lists About Important and Silly Stuff

Five Things I’ve Learned from My Silver Hair

About seven months ago, I decided I was going to let my hair go silver after dyeing it for ten years. You can read more about my decision here. I was afraid that the whole process would feel weird and uncomfortable, but I have honestly loved almost all of it. It has taught me (or… Continue reading Five Things I’ve Learned from My Silver Hair

Body Love and Body Kindness, Uncategorized

Basic Body Confidence

I am on a mission to help people Live from the Inside Out.[1] One of the most important ways we increase our ability to Live from the Inside Out is to Build Basic Body Confidence. It can be hard to live from a sense of our own personal worthiness when we do not believe our body is… Continue reading Basic Body Confidence

Body Love and Body Kindness, Uncategorized

The Joy of Jump Roping: How Jump Roping Surprised Me

In my last post, I promised you a follow up to my discussion of Basic Body Confidence, and I for sure am going to post that follow up. But first, I want to tell you about jump roping and how it is giving me life right now. And it turns out that this has a… Continue reading The Joy of Jump Roping: How Jump Roping Surprised Me

Body Love and Body Kindness, Healing Difficult Emotions, Self-compassion, Self-Love and Self-Directed Kindness, Uncategorized

The Pain of Unrealistic Beauty Standards

Unrealistic beauty standards cause so many people so much pain. In the last decade, I have stopped chasing them, and I am happier and more resilient because of it. I was originally going to title this post “How I Gained Weight and Went Grey, and I am Happier and More Resilient than Ever.” And I… Continue reading The Pain of Unrealistic Beauty Standards

Body Love and Body Kindness

I am Letting My Hair Go Silver

I am letting my hair go silver, and I am really excited about it. But if you had told me a year ago that I would be writing this post, I wouldn't at all have believed you. Let me tell you a little bit about my silver hair story. I started noticing some grey strands… Continue reading I am Letting My Hair Go Silver