Tag: Self-Love

3 Latinx Self-Care Rituals That Center Your Wellness & Culture

3 Latinx Self-Care Rituals That Center Your Wellness & Culture Parenting is hard. Show yourself some love with these Latinx traditions that have been passed down for generations. By Zayda Rivera While various Latinx communities may be filled with distinct cultural beliefs and customs, collectively we often struggle with the concept of self-care. Many believe it appears to be selfish…

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Setting Boundaries Can Be Hard. Here are 8 Tips to Help You Succeed

By Mary Jane Coppock Boundaries are defined rules or limits that someone establishes to protect their security and wellbeing around others; we identify and express how other people can behave around us so that we feel safe. Boundaries can include setting expectations about how much alone time you need in a romantic relationship, preventing family members from speaking negatively about loved…

How to Write a Love Letter to Yourself—and Why You Should

When was the last time you wrote or received a love letter—from yourself? By Martha Tesema We often think of expressing love for others, but rarely take a moment to express some self-love to, well, ourselves. But it turns out, taking a moment for some reflective writing has proven benefits—like decreasing anxiety and increasing creativity and confidence. When you throw in…

Self Love: 5 Ways to Put It Into Action

By Patricia Martin The word “self-love” can feel elusive. We tend to see actionable ways to love others—listening to them, helping them, appreciating them—but when it comes to ourselves, love is often just a feeling and not something we can practice. So we don’t. Most of the time, this isn’t because we don’t love ourselves; it’s because we don’t know how to love ourselves in meaningful ways.…