Dealing with Low Self-Worth, Self-Love and Self-Directed Kindness, Working With Painful Emotions

Step Seven: Love-Infused Relationships

This is the seventh post in a series about letting go of perfectionism and control in order to reconnect with Love. You can find links to the other posts in this series at the end of this post. Now we will look at step seven: love-infused relationships. Step #7: I set the intention to infuse… Continue reading Step Seven: Love-Infused Relationships

Dealing with Low Self-Worth, Self-Love and Self-Directed Kindness, Uncategorized, Working With Painful Emotions

Step Five: Trusting Love

This is the fifth post in a series about recovering from perfectionism and self-hate, and it is is about trusting love. You can find links to the other posts in the series at the end of this post. Step #5: I asked Love to show me how to trust it. One of the most painful… Continue reading Step Five: Trusting Love

Dealing with Low Self-Worth, Poetry, Uncategorized

You are Not a Number

Have you ever felt like someone was trying reduce you, squash you, objectify you by turning you into a number or rating you on some arbitrary scale? I have before. I bet you have, too. You are NOT a number. Here is a poem for you. "You are Not" You are not the number Of… Continue reading You are Not a Number

Dealing with Low Self-Worth, Lists of Essential and Inspiring Matters, Self-compassion, Uncategorized, Working With Painful Emotions

Step One: Recognizing Perfectionism and Self-Hate

Step One: Recognizing perfectionism and self-hate. This post is the second one in a series about overcoming self-hate and connecting with love. You can read an introduction to the series here. Self-Hate and Self-Love If we want to understand how to overcome self-hate and connect with love, it is helpful to know what self-hate is. Self-hate… Continue reading Step One: Recognizing Perfectionism and Self-Hate

Self-compassion, Uncategorized

The Great Love Story: Healing Shame

This post is about The Great Love Story and Healing Shame. It details how I traded in a harmful belief of the world (The Do Enough Myth) for a better story. The Do Enough Myth is one of the most common causes of shame in our lives. This is not at all surprising when we… Continue reading The Great Love Story: Healing Shame

Dealing with Low Self-Worth, Self-compassion

What Peregrina Forgot: A Fairy Tale

Once upon a time, there was a girl named Peregrina. Peregrina was from a different planet—a planet called Phosimare­­. Only she did not realize this. When she was too young to remember, Peregrina fell to another planet, the Planet Oge. She did not remember this happening. And Peregrina grew up thinking she was from the… Continue reading What Peregrina Forgot: A Fairy Tale

Spirituality

A Prayer for Illumination

Here is an intention/prayer for illumination. If you believe in God, you can use this as a prayer. If you do not believe in God, you can use it as an intention: "May those who feel lost have guidance..."   If you enjoyed these intentions or prayers, you might also enjoy these: An Intention or… Continue reading A Prayer for Illumination