Tag: Self-Love

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…

Read more

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.…