A Course in Loving Yourself

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I work with so many women who think that self-care is a luxury and self-love is out of reach. They’ll prioritize everyone else’s needs before their own and before long they’re completely burnt out and struggling to love themselves. I know this struggle all too well because I was doing this same thing for so long that it became the norm. I was exhausted, depleted, and kept showing up for everyone else except for myself. And then I made a vow to practice self-care so that I could learn to truly LOVE and appreciate myself. By making this shift to operate from a place of self-love, I was able to fill up my life with so much love and light that instead of constantly filling up everyone else’s cup while leaving mine empty, I filled my life with an amazing self-care routine, positive affirmations, kindness, and a true acceptance and appreciation of myself – and now I want to help you do the same!

It breaks my heart when I hear women say that they don’t feel as though they’re worthy of love and that they’re not deserving of the life that they dream of for themselves. If you feel this way, I want to tell you that you are absolutely worthy of love. You deserve to have a life that lights you up. You can let your light shine brightly. But you have to love yourself first. You can’t attract goodness, abundance, or the romantic love you deserve unless you learn to first love yourself – just as you are, right now.

And that’s why I’m offering “A Course in Loving Yourself” to just 10 women who are ready to make changes to their lives so that they can stop pleasing everyone else and start LOVING themselves wholly, fully, and beautifully. This course is for you if:

  • You are ready to LOVE yourself
  • You can make a commitment to prioritize self-care
  • You are ready to live your life with purpose
  • You are ready to stop making excuses for why you can’t take care of yourself
  • You are ready to show up for yourself

This course is NOT for you if:

  • You are not ready to stop making excuses for why you can’t prioritize yourself
  • You would rather push through your feelings instead of diving deeply into them
  • It’s not worth it to you to discover how you can take care of yourself in the most beautiful ways
  • You are OKAY with putting yourself last
  • Self-love is not that important to you

The beauty in my life, the miracles that I attract, this all started when I learned how to embrace and love myself fully. To me, self-love truly is where the magic begins. I want to show you how you can love yourself so that you can let go of the hurt, anger, and frustration you feel. You are worthy of loving yourself. You deserve a life that’s full of love, beauty, and abundance – and you can have it – but you have to love yourself first.

Sign up for your FREE interview call with me to determine if this course is right for you – and hurry, because registration for this course closes on February 15, 2017. Take a moment to set your intention for this course and during our call you can tell me why you think this course is right for you. You’ll have a chance to ask me some questions, too. If we’re the right fit for each other, then welcome to “A Course in Loving Yourself.” I can’t wait to help you fill your life up with so much love. 

Love,
Christina

 

Valentine’s Day Party at Whole Foods Market Brentwood – So Much Fun!

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I had so much fun making healthy Valentine’s Day treats at Whole Foods Market Brentwood – yum!

 

Thank you to everyone who came out and joined us at Whole Foods Market in Brentwood for a fun day filled with awesome music, yummy food samples from various vendors, and delicious strawberries covered in chocolate, coconut shreds, and almonds! I have partnered with Whole Foods Market Brentwood and Whole Foods Market West LA and will be giving monthly workshops at each location. For Valentine’s Day, I wanted to be sure to have delicious, healthy treats that everyone could enjoy. We used Enjoy Life chocolate chips, which are vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, soy-free and so rich! I had a blast cheering on the participants of the LA Marathon, connecting with members of the Brentwood community, and spreading the chocolate-covered strawberry goodness!

My next workshop will be on Monday, March 21st at 6:00 PM at Whole Foods Market West LA where I will be talking about health eating for glowing skin. I will be giving the same workshop on Tuesday, March 22nd at Whole Foods Market Brentwood, so be sure to join us at either location! Come learn about which foods will give you gorgeous skin vs. which ones should be avoided because they wreak havoc on your health. Sample nutritious smoothies, meet like-minded people, and be part of a fun, interactive workshop. I hope to see you there! And thanks again to everyone who joined us in Brentwood yesterday!

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How YUMMY does this look? It’s so easy to make, too!

 

New Year’s Workshop Was a Success!

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On January 30th I hosted a New Year’s workshop at One Roof in Venice Beach. I am so pleased to share that the workshop was a success! I wanted to provide women with the time and space that they needed to relax, reflect, set an intention for the way that they want to live their lives, and come up with a plan to reach each and every one of their goals.

We spent the day talking about what we want our lives to look like and we tapped into our heart’s deepest desires. We wrote in our journals, created plans for our goals, made vision boards to help our dreams become a reality, meditated, ate delicious plant-based foods, and took part in an interactive talk that I lead. It was incredibly touching to see so many women come together, open up about their fears and desires, bond, support one another, and know that they are not alone in their joys and frustrations.

I am excited to share that I will definitely be putting together more workshops in the future, so please stay tuned!

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It turned out to be a nice morning/afternoon, so we decided to sit outside. Here are the women creating vision boards.

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Like the retreat that I hosted in October, we ended up having lots of mother/daughter duos at the workshop! Here are JoAnn and Monica, sharing their vision boards. JoAnn is working on finding balance in her life and making more time for herself. Monica recently got married – congratulations, Monica! She and her husband Ted would like to start a family soon and they are thinking that Monica should try to get pregnant by the end of the year. Because of this, Monica wants to eat healthier and stay active so she can be in the best shape of her life when she gets pregnant and so that she can also pass on good eating/living habits to her future child(ren). I can’t wait to learn more, Monica!

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Lynne-Anne created a great vision board that covers the four main aspects of her life. In each corner of her vision board are the letters “LOVE” because everything she does is surrounded by love. I love this, Lynne-Anne!

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Here is Lynne-Anne with her mom, Ruth. Ruth is retired and wanting to enjoy her life and play more. She has an adorable cat that cuddles with her, so you’ll notice the two kitties on her vision board :).

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Gwenna created four vision boards! She’d like to do things fully so she is working on giving everything that she does 100% of her effort. She wants to see things through to the end. She is also working on getting fit and eating healthily. I can’t wait for updates on your health journey, Gwenna!

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Elizabeth created two vision boards :).

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Nicole has been wanting to go on a cruise to Alaska with her husband so you’ll notice that she has a picture of a cruise on the top left corner of her vision board. She also wants to be authentic; she has a top-level position at her company where she is not only the youngest employee, but she’s also the only woman and the only minority. Though she is required to dress professionally and “be polished” at work, with her hair straightened, she sees her true self as rocking an afro, smiling, and wearing a dashiki, which she does on weekends :).

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You may have noticed Virginia from my last retreat – I love Virginia! She has such a warm, fun energy and she’s always open to attending these workshops and tapping into her true self. As a mom, daughter, and teacher, she is working on saying “no” more often so that she can say “yes” to herself. It’s taking some time, but I am so proud of her for finally prioritizing self-care!

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Pam is retired and loving life! She is traveling and taking the time to enjoy herself and her family. There may be something else that she wants to pursue in life, so with some encouragement from her daughter Nicole, we’ll see what life has in store for Pam!

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Here I am with the lovely women who attended this special workshop. It was a beautiful day and I truly enjoyed my time with them. Thank you, ladies!

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Here are the women with their vision boards. Great job, ladies!

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Lynne-Anne took a picture of me preparing the women for our meditation. I had no idea she was taking pictures!

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We went over the mantra before we meditated.

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Getting ready to meditate!

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I always love spending time with women and helping them reach their goals and live a life filled with love, abundance, and self-care. Please join me for my next workshop!

New Year’s Workshop: Discover Your Heart’s Deepest Desires

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New Year’s Workshop: Discover Your Heart’s Deepest Desires

When: Saturday, January 30th 2016 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Where: One Roof, 1333 6th Ave, Venice, CA 90291

Why: You deserve to be happy and live the life of your dreams






I’ve been thinking about our new year’s tradition of making resolutions and I’ve been wondering why so many people abandon their lists so soon into the new year? I’ve also been thinking about those who have decided not to make any resolutions at all, because they feel that they’ll fail at most, if not all of them. I’d like us to get back into the spirit of believing in ourselves and knowing that we can lead lives that are exciting, fulfilling, happy, healthy, and beautiful.  For this reason, I want to invite you to join me for this workshop so that we can search our hearts to discover what it is that we truly want for ourselves and how we can achieve these goals. We’ll be exploring topics such as: How can we make our dreams a reality? What are our deepest desires? How can we learn to be happy now?

We’ll journal, create vision boards, meditate, enjoy a delicious lunch, and listen to a workshop on the importance of following our intuition and allowing it to guide us as we navigate our way to the life of our dreams. We’ll learn how to let go of past stories, emotions, and relationships that are no longer serving us and we’ll instead embrace our inner strength, independence, and courage.

Whether you’ve made a list or not this year, we’ll discuss the importance of self-care and why we need to nourish ourselves mind, body, and spirit as this is how we can live in alignment with who we really are – amazing, radiant, gorgeous women who are meant to thrive, not just survive.

As a special gift, this workshop is available for just $25 if you sign up before January 25, 2016. Afterwards, the price will increase to $45. Be sure to bring a friend who is in need of relaxation and the space to create a plan to achieve her true desires. See you there!

If you want to:

  • Get clarity on how you want to live your life
  • Discover your deepest desires
  • Enjoy the company and support of like-minded women
  • Attend a workshop on how to let go of the past and embrace the present
  • Create a vision board
  • Meditate
  • Eat delicious plant-based food

Then this workshop is for you!

In order to ensure your continued success, you’ll leave with:

  • A clear vision on how you want to live your life
  • A plan for how you’ll achieve your goals
  • A FREE 1-hour consultation with me (a $125 value)
  • A new vision board
  • A community of women who share your wants and needs
  • A deeper love for yourself
  • A sense of calm, peace, and tranquility

Join us on Saturday, January 30th (10:00 AM – 2:00 PM) at One Roof in Venice Beach. Space is limited so reserve this experience today by clicking the link below. See you soon!