Radical self love started in my bedroom and became a worldwide movement.

I want you to throw out everything you think you know about self-esteem. You know those books that say, “I’m okay, you’re okay”? Fuck that. You’re not “okay”. You’re SPECTACULAR. You’re a gem in the rough. You’re a shimmering, exploding supernova. You’re a bombastic, bodacious, badass babe.

It’s time to explode the myths we tell ourselves; time to retire those tired old stories. It’s time to stop making excuses, and to step up and live the life we’ve always dreamed about. It is truly possible to live from the most passionate, rambunctious part of your core — I am living proof, and I am not exceptional. I am just like you.

I spent years spent battling depression, an eating disorder, and a preference for chaos and disaster, simply because I didn’t have any tools to help me deal with my own emotions. If you’ve been there, you know how it feels: like you’re being chewed up from the inside. It’s overwhelming, and you feel like it will never get better — that you’re doomed.

But it doesn’t have to be that way. When I was 23 years old, I was astounded when I was able to kick my eating disorder to the curb. The misery that had plagued me since I was a teenager followed soon after. Unencumbered by sadness, I felt like I was seeing the world through new eyes.

Through my years of self discovery, I’ve discovered — and created — a litany of tools and techniques, which make up the basis of my teachings of radical self love. Teaching women how to fall in love with themselves — is my raison d’être, my passion, my mission.

My life gets better every day, because I walk my talk. Nothing is perfect, but every time I practice radical self love, I become happier, I feel more thankful, and I radiate that love out to others.

You are destined for more than a life of corporate cubicle hell. You are more than just a worker bee, a mother, a wife or a girlfriend. You can be and do whatever you want. There are a million possible avenues for you to saunter down, and the only way to discover that for yourself is to put on your best shoes and just start walking.

Mega love always,



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