You Deserve Love: Accepting Who You Are, Where You Are | POW61

Summary:

This week is all about self-love. We’re re-sharing one of our most popular episodes on the topic. Megan Logan joins us as we talk about what it means to “love ourselves” because it’s not all bubble baths and manicures. You will learn how to embrace who you are, where you are, how to have more compassion for yourself, and some practical tips to help you start today. 

Learn More About Megan:

Megan is the author of Self Love Workbook for Women she also has been providing therapy for the last 20 years, Megan Logan has worked with many different populations including abused children, sexual assault survivors, those struggling with eating disorders, and various mental health conditions. Helping others to heal through their challenges and adversities has given her wisdom and insight on how to become unstuck and move forward in life. 

Megan has always enjoyed developing creative and unique activities and interventions in her child and adolescent therapy sessions. She has been a contributing therapist in Liana Lowenstein’s book Assessment and Treatment Activities for Children, Adolescents, and Families: Practitioners Share Their Most Effective Techniques (2010) and Assessment and Treatment Activities for Children, Adolescents, and Families VOLUME 3: Practitioners Share Their Most Effective Techniques by Liana Lowenstein (2011). 

Megan has also contributed original creative therapeutic activities for PERCENSYS CORE Learning, LLC’s resource and toolkit for practitioners with a focus on children and trauma, children and divorce, healthy relationships, healthy choices, mindfulness, impulse control, mindful eating, body image, assertiveness, and emotional regulation.

Key Takeaways:

  • 02:20 – Who is Megan Logan?
  • 04:18 – What is the difference between self-care vs. self-love?
  • 10:05 – Social media, its evolution, and the effects on our youth
  • 15:21 – The start of Megan’s self-love journey and what led her to create her Self-Love Workbook for Women
  • 21:48 – 5-minute daily practice ideas to start your self-love journey today 
  • 24:04 – How to practice self-love when there’s not enough time in the day
  • 26:11 – Why now is the perfect time to start
  • 26:46 – Self-compassion vs. self-esteem

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