Category Archives: love yourself

love yourself :: energize

“Life is not merely to be alive, but to be well.” :: Marcus Valerius Martial ::

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cultivate and appreciate

Yesterday I went to The Getty Center in Los Angeles. I have lived in San Diego for four years now and always wanted to go and somehow just never made it happen. May’s Love Yourself theme is cultivateĀ and I thought … Continue reading

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love yourself :: cultivate compliments

On Mother’s Day morning I was at Balboa Park with my brother, Justin. Justin needed some new head shots for his portfolio, so we met up at the park for a quick photo shoot before spending the day with Mom … Continue reading

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love yourself :: cultivate

“Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life’s cultivation; but of the adopted talent of another you have only an extemporaneous half possession.” :: Ralph Waldo Emerson … Continue reading

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what happened when I gave up spending $$

For Lent this year, I gave up spending money on unnecessary things. Ironically, Lent happened to fall during the month of April which I had planned to set aside as a month to pamper myself. Instead of spending money on … Continue reading

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love, Lent, and why I’m not spending $$ on myself this month

Confession. It is already mid-April and I have not planned even a single post for this month’s theme on loving yourself. Pamper. The thing is, I’ve been kind of busy lately, and haven’t had much time to contemplate blogging, or … Continue reading

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love yourself :: pamper

“Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin, as self-neglecting.” ~ William Shakespeare ~

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explore the unknown

Explore the unknown. Because tomorrow? It’s a blank canvas. And that cliff you’re standing on…waiting…clinging to the familiar…stepping off could possibly be the best thing you’ll ever do for yourself. Face your fears head on and walk into your spotless … Continue reading

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explore :: your home

When was the last time you went on an adventure in your own hometown? The last time you really explored the oh-so-familiar terrain? This is where I live. Of course, this isn’t my everyday view of San Diego. Last weekend … Continue reading

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explore :: your world

You know those places? The small, less popular kinds of places tucked away off the beaten track? They are the best kinds of places. The ones that are stripped of tourism, noise, large crowds of camera-wielding pedestrians. The places that … Continue reading

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