Self-Love: Body Love

Self–Love Day 24

Today I’m going to focus on fleshing out my presentation on Body Love for the EDRS Eating Disorders Conference this coming Feb 4th and 5th. Click here for more information.

I’m spreading the concept of cultivating body love on Saturday Feb. 5th.

As I look at my outline, I want to provide an experiential activity that will bring loving sensations into the participants’ bodies. I’m thinking of making body lotion or body cream, and giving it to each person who attends the presentation.

I experimented today with a recipe from the book ECO Beauty by Laruen Cox and Janice Cox.

After adding boiling water to borax, and melting almond oil, and Shea butter together, I blended it all up and Wala! I ended up with a body lotion that was made with love, to inspire loving touch.

I’m back at the computer now, and need to focus on my presentation. So for today, I encourage you to find ways to inspire loving touch for your body.



Michelle Minero is a licensed marriage family therapist who specializes in eating disorder recovery. She created an intensive outpatient eating disorder program in 2000, brought ANAD (Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, Inc.) to Petaluma shortly after and founded EDRS (Eating Disorder Recovery Support, Inc.), a Marin and Sonoma County based 501(c)3 non-profit organization in 2005. In 2011, Michelle co-founded the Love Warrior Community with her daughter, Emelina, an online community that helps people cultivate self-love, self-acceptance and body acceptance through creative expression. Michelle is finishing her book, Self-Love: The Only Diet That Works, and her dream is to see a world filled with people who love themselves and their bodies. Connect with Michelle on Facebook and Twitter and help spread the Self-Love Movement!

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