Feeling good about yourself makes you attractive to others. As you love yourself, life becomes less burdensome and relationships become easier and more spontaneous.
Our words can literally change the way somebody sees themselves.
I saw it, though. I had been in such a good place, feeling so good about myself and my relationships all summer, and so I felt the shift dramatically. It was easy to identify how the shame and self-loathing sent me straight into a spiral of disconnection.
Your letter is not about your ex being a d*ck. If he were a d*ck, you would have stopped thinking about him by now. But you are thinking about him. Almost a year later, and you're reaching out to me, too. You said you shouldn't be thinking about him though. Has someone told you that? Often our friends do.
Seven years ago, I moved to Tokyo ― the land of effortlessly slender beauties who were at least a head shorter than I. Shopping
The good news is you are not alone -- you don't need to feel bad, ashamed or abnormal for having this fear. Forgive yourself
Charlie Rose: What have you figured out? David Brooks: There's a lot of dislocation. There's a lot of loss of dignity... everything
I'm writing this series on Living with Wholeness to counter our obsession with perfection. Its partly (and perhaps largely) due to society's emphasis on flawlessness, and even more so for women. Perfect skin, the perfect figure, a perfect tan, the perfect vacation, the list is endless, have all become multi-billion dollar industries.