I write for those who are ready for self-love and healing. My book, Practical Self-Love, is now available on Amazon. www.arleneambrose.ca

Maybe you’re the person who continually sacrifices, and in a weird way, you’ve adapted to that identity.

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I know you’re scared of failing, or even worse, being great beyond all measure.

Nevertheless, you’re not doing yourself any favors by being less than you are.

You’re not doing yourself any favors by shrinking to meet the expectations of other people. …

Define what success means to you without the acceptance of others.

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There’s a voice in your head that speaks doubt into your life. It prevents you from showing up in authentic, meaningful ways.

This voice shows up when you get hired for a job that you’re qualified for yet feel undeserving of. This voice shows up in relationships where you’re treated…

Even After You’ve Told Them No

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Telling people your boundaries isn’t supposed to feel comfortable at first.

You aren’t supposed to walk away jumping for joy. But slowly, with practice, you’ll find a deep sense of relief and freedom that blankets around certain aspects of your life.

Nedra Glover Tawwab is a Charlotte, NC-based therapist, boundaries…

May you find a love that realizes that you have bad days but aren’t a bad person.

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This year, may you let go of fear-based love and find a love that allows you to be free.

You see, fear and love cannot coexist.

May you find a calm love. May you find a confident love. May you find a love that allows you to be yourself without…

I know you need more money, I know you’re hardly making it, but there is another way. A way where you meet the right people at the right time.

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You feel exhausted. You’re barely making it through the days.

You’re living, but it’s more to keep other people content.

You couldn’t care less.

You’re heavyhearted. You can’t remember the last time you felt happy. You know, the over-the-rainbow, lip-smacking-sticky-skittles type happy. You’re lonely. …

Understanding the six universal laws shows us how relative, temporary, and malleable a single day is.

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Understanding the six universal laws shows us how relative, temporary, and malleable a single day is. A single day doesn’t mean our entire life is a failure. Today is a blip in time.

1. The law of attraction shows that positive intent can bring positive outcomes.

The law of attraction introduces elements, people, and opportunity into our lives by intention, timing, and emotions…

Tricking people into loving you by being agreeable feels safe. Buying affection feels safe. Going with the flow feels safe, but it leaves you empty.

The way I looked at relationships changed when I realized that I’d spent most of my life trying to manipulate people — mostly men — into loving me.

For the first time, I saw that I was the common denominator to my suffering. Sure, my lovers weren’t innocent, but my…

Arlene Ambrose

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