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We are much more than just a blog

September 2012 was a special month and I didn’t even know it. It was the month, Self Love Beauty was born. While I had the thoughts for about a year, I finally put everything into action. I started become vulnerable, emotional, sharing and more. Most importantly, I became me more

Finding the Balance: A Letter to Myself

At the ripe ole’ age of 21 you weighed nearly 240 pounds. You thought that was a lot of weight for a 5 foot 4 inch statute to carry around. At that same age you married the love of your life. Yes, at your heaviest someone actually decided to spend

Creativity as a priority for self-care

I realized that I had to change my mindset first and make myself a priority in my thoughts, my beliefs, my actions.

We talk about self-care like it is a passing thing that anyone can just start to do.

I began my plan by bringing more ‘creativity’ into my day. Ugg. Just repeating it has me feeling a little squishy inside because this just does not feel like a useful productive way to spend my time.

My biggest yet best battle: Beating Anorexia

Life is really hard. We all have events, times, tragedies and happiness that shape us into the person we are in this very moment. I have had many of those times myself, one of them being my biggest yet best battle and success, of beating anorexia. There are very few words that can sum up the pain of an eating disorder. It is a pain that words can’t capture, feelings cant show and life doesn’t get, but I do.

Leaving the Negativity Behind in 2018

Recently, I made the decision that it was time to end the negative relationships in my life. While easy to say looking in the mirror, the conflict it has created in my mind is another whole story.

Empowered Women Empower Women

So here is the thing, if you would of told me four years ago, my job was to empower women in educational leadership, I would have looked at you and said, nope not it.

Ending 2018 and Walking into 2019

How do you sum up 2018 in a few words? As I write the words that come to mind are: emotional, empathy, being real, kindness, love and authentic. I started out 2018 ready for a huge change. I wanted to move to another state, becoming even healthier than ever and

The War Between The Head And The Heart: It’s Nothing Personal.

What a loaded title for an article, am I right?  It’s such a tricky thing, that internal battle that goes on between two parts of the body that make up all things you. You feel it all, the love, the good energy. You’re washed in the waters of potential and

I am Not Friends with You Based on Your Size

We live in a society that is very focused on the outer appearance. We watch TV shows, scroll through Instagram and every time we do this, we have a chance to see photos of people at their prime. We then compare success, looks, sizes, fame, friends and relationships. We also

My Why Behind Self Love Beauty

Today is a special day it is #GivingTuesday. It is a day to remember the reasons why we give back, the reasons why we want to help others and the reason why each and everyone of us are part of the positive change in this world. Six years I started