A Plea for a Loving (R)evolution

One of the gifts of my stroke was learning to truly love myself. When I had the stroke, I was single and living alone in a tiny apartment. Although I had lots of friends and family supporting me in ways that were overwhelmingly touching, at the end of the day (or most any other time […]

Pushing Vs Punishing (Love Yourself, People!)

We are in a society where being competitive is validated, and there’s nothing wrong with that. Being competitive, and pushing yourself to be a better runner, worker, partner, parent, or person is an important part of life and growth. But when pushing yourself to be better becomes punishing yourself because you’re not “good enough,” that’s […]