When Do I Come Into the Picture? – Part 1 By

One of the best parts about my trip to Pakistan was when I had the opportunity to develop friendships and experience what no book could ever teach me, what no statistics could ever describe. Where I had the opportunity to question whether or not people living under the poverty line ever had the chance to […]

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Here to There By

“There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anaïs Nin When my partner and I ended our relationship in August, I became a ‘single lady’ for the first time in years. With the inevitable self-reflection that arises from such […]

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I Choose the Religion of Self-love By

“narratives” i choose the religion of self-love in a world that tells me self-hatred is my only god. – dvorahsilverman I wrote this poem a few months back at a fragile and intense time in my life, a pivotal moment when I finally started walking the walk of self-love after talking the talk for a […]

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(Auto-)Fiction féministe et amour de soi By

L’amour de soi comme outil de libération des femmes Ces dernières années nous assistons à une visibilité croissante de la notion de self love, amour de soi, au sein des discours féministes occidentaux. En effet, à mon sens cette notion mérite qu’on s’y attarde parce qu’historiquement les femmes ont toujours été positionnées par rapport à […]

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Listen to Your Heart By

Je ne me souviens plus très bien de la première fois où j’ai entendu parler de self-care. Je pense que l’idée a été présente longtemps autour de moi, mais je ne la connaissais que de nom, comme un ami d’un ami. On en entend parler, on sait qu’il existe, mais c’est tout. Ça ne nous […]

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Self-Love Playlist By

    Love Myself by Hailee Steinfeld ***Flawless ft. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie by Beyonce Perfect by Pink Invincible by Kelly Clarkson Brave by Sara Bareilles Respect by Aretha Franklin Feeling Myself by Nicki Minaj ft. Beyonce Fight Song by Rachel Platten Beautiful by Christina Aguleira Gold by Britt Nicole Secrets by Mary Lambert Who Says […]

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Letting Go to Maybe Come Back By

Sometimes being too close, being too emotionally involved can hurt. Sometimes, caring too much can result in caring less for oneself. To let go and to be detached is often necessary and it can be a difficult process. It takes a lot of strength to leave and never look back. It takes a lot of […]

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Free Falling By

Free Falling She’s ready She’s ready to let go To let things fall into place She’s ready to open her heart To let someone in She’s ready to fully be To live each day Not for someone else But for herself She’s no longer living in the shadows of self-doubt She’s no longer second guessing […]

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It Will Come By

It Will Come Life is too short Really, it is I know a lot of people say that You hear it all the time But they’re right Life is too short She looks around And she sees laughing children Smiling grandparents Playing in the park So carefree They’re happy She used to be that way […]

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Done By

Done She’s done She’s said it one too many times before She’s done How long will it be until she’s back for more? She’s done But she still lets him in She’s done Months on months That’s how long it’s been She’s done Yet she’s with him again tonight She’s done But she knows she’s […]

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Lost and Found By

Lost and Found Fearful girl lost Do you hear that sound? Of tears falling down her frightened face Making their way to the cold, hard ground Fearful girl lost She always seemed so content But no one knew the pain she felt Or the dark ways in which her days were spent Fearful girl lost […]

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