Tagged as: social self

the self-sacrificing woman. I call bull$hit. an ode to happiness

Celebration So today, the makers of this ad celebrate Crystal, who puts all of her “responsibilities before herself time and again.” Today, I say screw that. Piss off. You and your health-crushing, stereotype-promoting, woman-minimizing messaging. This doesn’t serve anybody. How many times in how many ways do we need to hear this? “In order to…

Jul 3, 2012 · Read More · Comment (5)

this month of love, love yourself

We can receive nothing from the world that we can’t give ourselves. This month of love…love yourself. I invite you to dive deep into the ocean of boundless, endless, indescribably powerful LOVE that exists within your very own heart. I invite you to drop the belief that love comes from outside. I invite you to…

Jan 31, 2012 · Read More · Comment

what the what? de-coding body talk

Can you hear it? Your essential self—genetic legacy, tastes and talents, the core you that makes decisions from a place of love—talks to you through your body. Our essential self goes beyond the language and logic of the social self. Guess what? The verbal, logistical, analytical, numeric brain processes about 40 bits of information per…

Jan 17, 2012 · Read More · Comment

how do you know what you really want? your essential vs. social self

E: Wanna play today? S: Nah, too much work work work to do. Later. E: Wanna play now? S: Nah, dishes, laundry, vacuuming to do. E: (sighs) How about tomorrow? S: Tomorrow. Maybe. Play: a : recreational activity; especially : the spontaneous activity of children b : absence of serious or harmful intent : jest…

Jan 10, 2012 · Read More · Comment (2)