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    Self-Love Matters: Self-Intimacy and Five Ways to Nourish It

    The words “intimate” and “intimacy,” conjure up scenarios of sexual or at least romantic relationships. What about a relationship with yourself? Sexual? Possibly. Romantic? Could be. Selfish? Not at all. There is so much more. Just how well do you know yourself? Our society and culture bombard us with rules about who we should strive to be, what constitutes a life of happiness. Who do you want to be? We all are universally unique. Feelings, preferences, and emotional expression are part of the human experience. They manifest in myriad ways with everyone. Developing a vibrant life of self-intimacy can transform your relationship with yourself and with others.

    What is self-intimacy?

     

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    Self-Love Matters: Happiness - To Pursue or Not to Pursue

    Pursuit of happiness is of global proportions. Everywhere you turn, or even if you do not, there is the promise of yet another way to reach happiness. Yet, when you try to get there, the prize feels...

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    Self-Love Matters: You Are Not an Imposter; You Are the Real Deal!

    Does this post’s title send chills up your spine, give you a headache, or roil your stomach? You are not alone. Many people have moments of Imposter Syndrome in which they feel an intense sense of...

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    Self-Love Matters: The Wiley World of Self-Sabotage

    Self-sabotage can derail your most prized endeavors and set you up for devastating, life-altering failure, damaged or destroyed relationships, a decimated reputation, and contribute to low...

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    Self-Love Matters: Let Humility Lessen Your Humiliation

    Someone tells you to hold your ego in check and show a little humility. You translate the message into one of bowing your head shame. But is humility a demonstration of shame? Does it really require...

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    Self-Love Matters: Are You a Codependent?

    Do you find yourself in a perpetual state of rescuing others, saving them from one disaster after another? Or the other people in your life belittle you rather than offer support when you need...

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    Self-Love Matters: The Journey of Self-Love

    An old adage says that you cannot love others if you do not love yourself. At the same time, you are bombarded with messages that measure everyone against some ideal whether it is weight loss, a new...

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    Self-Love Matters: How Journaling Can Help You Grieve

    Grief, despite its presence in all human life, is a taboo subject. Grief has a bad reputation. In recent years, you have been subjected to an extended period of high stress brought on by events that...

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    Self Matters: Synchronicities and Serendipities—How to Find Them

    My life is filled with synchronicities and serendipities, and so is yours. I am in constant awe about the unplanned, unrequested joys I experience. Some people call it “chance” or “luck” or...

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