Embrace Your Perfectly Imperfect Self with Body Positivity Expert Emily Lauren Dick

IAOL 27 | Body Positivity

  The pressure to look perfect–and be perfect–is exhausting and expensive on many levels. In the quest to live up to impossibly high beauty standards, we often squander an incredible amount of time, mental energy, and financial resources. I’ve found that our mental and physical health pay a huge price when we feel judged, rejected, […]

Love Torture? Body Image and Self-Confidence Behind the Scenes! Part One

The Joys of Self-Torture

Feeling Tortured by Your Wardrobe? Does Your Body Image and Self-Esteem Beg for Relief? As a clinical psychologist and, more important, as a woman, I know the vital importance of a healthy body image, good self-confidence, and super self-esteem. As a result, being tortured by myself–or anything–is something I strive to avoid. Of course, torture […]

5 Uplifting Tips for a Fabulous Valentines Day If You’re Single

For those who are not single by choice, Valentine’s Day can come as a harsh, bitter reminder of too much solitude and too little romance. Yes, Valentine’s Day is traditionally the day of sweethearts, romantic dinners, and coupledom, but it’s time for a change of attitude. And the truth is, whether you are longing for […]

My Love from Sky to Sea

My Love from Sky to Sea

As the afterglow of summer lingers in my soul and in the air, I pause to filter through my drifting thoughts. Emotions float in my soul and morph into words within my brain.? The journey of my life has changed again?as unpredictable and wild as the seasons have become. There is no use in struggling […]