Growing into Self Love, Self Care, + Self Expression

What if there’s something wrong with me?

What if I screw up my kids?

What if I never get beyond my self criticism?

I’ve had these thoughts too. So has everyone else I’ve ever known.

These fears aren’t proof you’re not good enough, they’re proof you’re human. What you probably never learned is that these fears aren’t a problem to get rid of.

They’re an indication of an emotional need.

How you deal with your painful emotions (in other words, how well you love yourself), makes all the difference in the world.

How to Overcome Fear + Self Criticism by Loving Yourself

Most of us learned to deal with emotional pain by pushing it away, denying it, over-analyzing it, or numbing it. If that worked, you probably wouldn’t be reading this right now.

Here are my best free resources to help you get started with a more holistic, loving approach.


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LOVE YOURSELF IN A DEEPER, TRUER WAY

Have you tried the candle-lit bath, the journaling, and saying nice things to yourself and still can’t seem to make a dent in your self-critical behavior? Read this.

ARE YOU MOTHERING YOURSELF WELL ENOUGH? PROBABLY NOT.

Wondering what the heck it actually looks like to put yourself first, be kind to yourself, and feel connected? Here’s what you need to know.

WHAT I DO WHEN LIFE SUCKS: HOW TO ATTEND TO YOUR EMOTIONAL NEEDS

Read this post for an example of my self-care process when things get tough.

YOUR ANGER IS GOOD FOR YOU...IF YOU DO IT RIGHT

You get that expressing yourself is key to a healthy relationship with yourself and your partner. But what about when you’re angry with them? Read this article.

HOW TO SOOTHE YOUR REACTIVE EMOTIONS

You’re going about your day, something happens, and suddenly you’re spinning out with fear, doubt, and self criticism. Here’s how you get out of that rabbit hole.

YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH YOU

They say you have to love yourself before you can love another. Is is true? Many relationship issues are actually self-love issues. I explain it here.

MY BOYFRIEND WAS KILLED. AND IT’S TIME FOR ME TO TALK ABOUT IT

This article is a deeply personal share about a difficult time in my life and how speaking up about it helped me heal and continue to heal from it.