queer identity

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Voy a Mejorar Mi Español

Tengo una meta para mejorar mi español. Voy a escribir blog posts en español para conseguir esta meta. Por favor, corregirme si encuentras errores. Me estoy comprometiendo a dos cosas cada día: Voy a pasar cinco minutos memorizando vocabulario cada día. Estoy usando memrise.com; tiene una lista de 3,000 palabras. Leí que si sabes las … Continue reading

Let’s Celebrate the New Year With a Self-Love Letter to Ourselves

Originally posted on Individual Empowerment:
The new year is here and while it’s really just any other day on the calendar, each new years day fills me with renewed hope and energy.  There is a certain magic in having a specific day set in time to celebrate new beginnings. After all I’m never completely know what…

What Aspects of Yourself Have You Been Hiding From?

This post was originally published on the Love Warrior Community on October 11, 2015. Do you feel like you’re being held back? Or that an aspect of you is being stifled? I do. I’m holding myself back, and I’m stifling my own growth. I started a new job about four months ago, and I feel like I’ve put … Continue reading

The Launch of My First E-Course: Building the Foundation for Self-Love

For the past year, I have been working with my mom, Michelle Minero, a therapist who specializes in eating disorder recovery, on co-creating an e-course based on her book, Self-Love Diet: The Only Diet That Works. I’ve been working with my mom since 2010. I joined the board of a nonprofit she founded, Eating Disorder Recovery … Continue reading

Glimpses Into My Self-Love Journey

This January marks the 5th Annual 31-Day Self-Love Diet Writing Challenge that my mom, Michelle Minero, a therapist who specializes in eating disorder recovery, and I host each year. This is the first year that we got press about the event. I wrote an article for Curve Magazine, Lesbian.com and Planet London about my self-love … Continue reading

Allowing Peace to Have a Home

Originally posted on selflovewarrior:
I’ve chosen the word “allowing” in my title because it’s a conscious decision to live peacefully. It’s something you have to invite inside of yourself. You have to allow it in. I’ve been emailing and FB messaging one of my friends, and the conversation I had with her illuminated a lot…

We Can Only Keep Trying

Originally posted on selflovewarrior:
It’s the end of the month. The 31-day challenge is coming to a close. I can’t help but think in ways I have really succeeded, and in ways I have really failed. My posts have been sporadic at best. However, I have really enjoyed what I have written and it has…

I’m Launching A Campaign! It Involves You!

Good Morning, 🙂 I said I’m launching a campaign, but I meant that we’re launching a campaign. We, as in The Human Experience (T.H.E.) Team and I, us and you. I’d love your help with it. It revolves around people, hopefully you, or someone you know, submitting in writing their human experience. The Human Experience is … Continue reading

Would This Giveaway Motivate You to Submit a Human Experience Piece?

“I Am The Human Experience: Lauren Maier” was originally published on November 23, 2013 on The Human Experience. In no particular order, I am a woman, a daughter, a student, a feminist, a nerd, a talker, a thinker, a lover, an ex-lover, a friend, an anglophile, a sort-of gamer, a kid at heart, an only … Continue reading

Focus On What’s Really Important

Originally posted on selflovewarrior:
It’s easy to get off target in the month of December, especially if you are focusing on living the Self-Love Diet, which suggests offering yourself regular servings of love. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah or even if you have decided to pretend that the holidays are not here, they are. Christmas songs…

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