The February Report

We are OVERWHELMED by the amount of love and gratitude that poured in from all over the world, as a result of the Habibi LOVE PROJECT! Thank you ever so much to each and every person who participated. We honor your courage and are humbled by your choice to share your stories with us and…

LOVE around the World (United States)

*This letter was published with permission from the author. She has also given us permission to reveal her name and generalized location.* “I just wanted to say how overwhelmed I am with all the stories on your website. At first I thought some of the people were exaggerating or just trying to promote yoga, but…

LOVE around the World (Brazil)

*This letter was shared with permission of the author. He has given us permission to release his name and general location.* “I wish more people would talk about the truth with the whole self love movement. It’s hard and everyone can’t just walk away from their lives to take care of themselves. People have families…

Love around the World (Canada)

*This letter was published with permission from the author. He has also given us permission to release his name and general location* “Nice to see the men’s perspective on self care. I think that women have had a much better handle on it for so long, that everyone forgets that we men are not machines….

LOVE around the World (Los Angeles)

*This letter was published with permission of the author. The author has not given us permission to publish her/his name.* “How good to see something real coming out of this city! Some of the stories were from people that I actually know… all I could think of was how everyone who’s not from Southern California…

Love, Briana

Honestly, I think that ‘self care’ has been watered down and commercialized in a weird way. A nice caption for Instagram posts, if you will. But I think its way more expansive and uncomfortable than what my previous conception held. So sure, self care is getting your nails painted or taking a bubble bath–but its…

LOVE around the World (England)

*This letter was published with permission of the author. She has given us permission to publish her name.* “I am Kelly! Not literally but I really get what she was saying. Her story really stuck with me because I know what it feels like to not know any better. If no one has ever taught…

LOVE around the World (Slovenia)

*This letter was published with permission from the author. The author has not given us permission to publish her/his name.* “Hello, I love these stories and ideas about how to take care of yourself and not be selfish about it. I feel like so many people want you to buy something to make yourself happy….

Love, Rachel

Right now, self care means taking time to yourself to take inventory of what you personally need, to best function in your own life and to be a beneficial factor in the lives of others. But I haven’t always felt that way. Growing up, the idea of self care was as foreign as an undiscovered…

Love, Brynn

When someone mentions ‘self care’ I think of ‘me time.’ I think of the time one spends (or should spend) doing things that enhance their well-being. Although we should all be taking the time to do the things we love or the things that make us feel good, I also think of self care as…