Tag: self love

Breathe and Decide

There are some words that just capture the things that matter so well. Like many things, media is a powerful tool that has the ability to give us a lens into ourselves… but it can also be used to manipulate and separate. It’s easy… Continue Reading “Breathe and Decide”

My Body, My Palace

I have been working on my relationship with my body, and a part of that requires looking at the messaging that I have received that has helped to form that relationship in order to systematically confront and dismantle what isn’t serving me. Growing up… Continue Reading “My Body, My Palace”

How You See the Glass

There are some people who no matter how much sunshine and rainbows you try to rain down upon them, will always see the potential impending doom and plan accordingly. Perhaps these are the people that would fair best during a zombie apocalypse, for they… Continue Reading “How You See the Glass”

Self Worth

I have placed my self worth, like a gift, into the hands of others assuming that if someone else found me desirable, lovable, admirable, and attractive then that must be true.

Sexy

Sexiness. A quality that I have striven to dominate and make my bitch since a boy told me, “Miranda, you’re just cute.” My initial reaction was to think, “I’ll show you!” My fist raised in my mind’s eye in defiance. Why I didn’t just accept… Continue Reading “Sexy”

Face the Bear

Friend, relationships are difficult. They require work, whether that is picking up the phone to chat, planning and spending time together, or settling in to have the hard conversations… …they, relationships, require effort. Additionally, we all have triggers, pasts, and ‘imperfections’. The closer you… Continue Reading “Face the Bear”

A Poor Shopper

Hungry people make poor shoppers… the same is true when we are hungry for love and approval.

To Be Chosen

We want to be chosen.

To have someone who loves us as we are, has seen the flaws and weaknesses, and wants us because these nuances are part of what make us beautiful, and wonderful and delightful.

To truly have someone see all the parts that make us uniquely us. To take the time to peal back the layers and say yes.

What I Thought Love Was

I’d distract myself with this feeling of being needed, thinking that it meant that I was valued, that I mattered. That my existence in the space of this individual’s life was something spectacular and magical.

Waiting

Don’t wait to feel loved, desired, or wanted. Because before you know it, time will have gone by and all you’ll have done is waited for someone who was never worth this wait, and now that time is wasted and squandered on someone undeserving.