I enjoy looking at myself.

I have had a hard time looking at full-length pictures of myself for most of my adult life. I have about two months of pictures where I was at a weight that I was happy with, but I have a hard time picking myself out of those because they just don’t look like me.

Last spring, I took a yoga self-portrait course with Anna-Guest Jelley and Vivienne McMaster. And it changed my life.

Yoga empowers me in a way that I can’t explain. I look at these pictures of me – taken at my current weight – and I feel incredible.

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I take a few portraits a week, but I really want to get back to a daily practice. Yoga self-portraits are a way that I remind myself that I am beautiful. That I am powerful. That I know who I am. You can see more of my portraits in my flickr album.

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How do you remind yourself that you are worthy of your own love and attention? Starting tomorrow, I will remind you with Worthy to Woo. 2 weeks of daily emails with small, 5-minute tasks that can trigger thoughts and actions around self-love, self-attention, and self-courtship. Click here to register!

 

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