Tag: affirmation

What to do when Positive Affirmations feel Negative

I love positive affirmations. But only when I’m feeling good and want to feel even better. When you feel good, affirmations feel like a healthy stretch into what could be possible. Things like “I love and accept myself” or “Good things are coming my way” feel kind of…true. Or potentially true, at least. And when

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Mantras and affirmations and cake, oh my!

When I gave birth to my daughter, I was all hippie-ish about it. Because I knew that my body would function perfectly the less I interfered, I wanted a natural, intervention-free experience. One of the books I read during my pregnancy was Ina May’s Spiritual Midwifery. It’s full of stories of women who lived on

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