Tag Archives: love yourself

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Learning to be Diet-free

Learning to be comfortable in your own skin can be a daunting task. From a young age, women are shown that beauty is only attainable through being thin. From constantly receiving this message, women often resort to taking on numerous diets for short periods of time to get the ‘ideal’ body they see around them. […]

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I HEART VALENTINE’S DAY

It’s February 14. You know what that means? Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day! And it’s one of my favorite holidays. Big stuffed teddy bears with heart collars, boxes and boxes of chocolates, and dozens of red roses line up every store window. via GIPHY The beautiful colors, delicious chocolates, and lovely little gifts and cards shared […]

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DUN DUN DUN…. VALENTINE’S DAY

Valentine’s Day, for some, is the most romantic day of the year! Full of candy, flowers, and LOVE everywhere. For all the single ladies out there (Yes I include myself in this), it is a day that we all just want to be over. All of the lovey dovey couples on the streets, and our […]

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Why its Okay to Be Single on Valentine’s Day

It’s February 12th, and you know what that means…Valentine’s Day is two days away. You’re not with someone, so you think this “holiday” is absolutely ridiculous because it reminds you aren’t in a relationship. Hold up. If you have the preceding thoughts, STOP RIGHT NOW. Valentine’s Day is not just subjugated to couples.  You have the power to […]

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Transformation Tuesday – Learning To Love Yourself

“You owe yourself the love that you so freely give to other people.” I came across this quote last week and for some reason it’s one of those things that have stuck in my mind. Probably because I’m guilty of it and for all those who love doing things for others, you know how I […]

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The Difficulties of Body Acceptance

How sick of you are comparing your body to others? With weighing it on the scale? With depriving it of the foods it needs? This fall, how about you decide to try a new approach: tolerating your body, and maybe even learning to embrace it. This past week, my friend and I came across an […]

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It’s Time to Start Loving Yourself, OK?

For my very first article here on SFTL, I wanted to write about something important. Something I not only believe in, but also understand – truly, wholeheartedly relate to. And to discover this meaning, I had to tap into what it was about SFTL that made me so desperately want to join the team. The fight […]

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I’m Ridin Solo by Kelly Sodano

In my life, I had always been reliant on other people to make me happy. I needed someone to be there for me and to keep me company at all times; I couldn’t be alone. Being alone scared me, so I surrounded myself with people, strangers, to fill my life up and make me happy. […]

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Why I’m Buying Myself Roses For Valentine’s Day, A Poem by Anonymous

February Fourteenth AKA: Valentine’s Day. Chocolate everywhere Yes! Love is in the air. Just wait a day, On Monday all the chocolates will be on sale. However, I’m no damsel in distress. Nevertheless, Yes, I’ve had a valentine, or two… And to encourage, This is me telling you to pick up the courage, The confidence. […]

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You Should Go and Love Yourself By Briana Esposito

…not in the way JBiebs meant it, but in the way our OG favorite blogger Carrie Bradshaw meant it (and if you don’t get this reference reevaluate your life). CB once told us “don’t forget to fall in love with yourself first,” and she’s right. We spend so much time working to impress others with […]