Category: Self-acceptance

  • Week #45 – Intention

    I really enjoyed the experiment of setting 100+ intentions per day. I experimented with different ways of saying the intention, just to see if some ways landed better than others. … Read more

  • Week #31 and 32 – Wellness and Trust


    I was unwell during the week of wellness which was ironic. I had a particularly rough PMS followed by a particularly painful period which made a lot of my … Read more

  • All feelings are valid and you’re inherently worthy

    My friend Febin said something yesterday regarding parenting which really hit home. She said that when we raise kids, we think they are deserving of love but we don’t think … Read more

  • Week #6: Equanimity

    It was a beautiful week. There are no words to describe how beautiful. What’s more, I felt like I truly understood what it feels like to be equanimous. To be … Read more

  • Week #5: Authenticity

    Week 5 went better than expected. I’ve been feeling calmer and more optimistic, especially since Monday. That’s not to say that I didn’t have any emotional roller coasters; in fact, … Read more

  • Recognizing and owning your views

    Someone I was developing a deep bond with recently shared some extremely controversial views on the subjects of rape, incest, children engaging in sexual activities with adults, etc. I found … Read more

  • Just f*cking let go

    Sometimes the solution is to just f*cking let go. Don’t analyze. Don’t reminisce. Don’t chew and chew until there’s nothing left to chew but you’re still chewing. Because you’ve gotten … Read more

  • Self-acceptance when you have a ‘special brain’

    Have patience with all things but first with yourself. Never confuse your mistakes with your value as a human being. You’re a perfectly valuable, creative, worthwhile person simply because you

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  • Self-forgiveness

    “If all the world hated you and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved you, and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends.” 

    – Charlotte Brontë
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  • The permission to prioritize yourself

    People say, “Oh you’re so selfish. You’re pleasing you.” And what they mean is “You should please me.” You’re selfish because you please you – and I’m not selfish because

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