Posts by Katia Aguirre Vega

A former foster-youth, Katia Aguirre-Vega enjoys writing as a means of personal development. She strives to one day have an impact on many people also going through their personal development journey. She believes everyone has a purpose in life, despite what they have gone through. Her articles have been featured in Foster Focus and NextStepUMagazine. You can connect with her on Facebook here.

Why You Should Love Your Imperfect Self

“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line.” ~Lucille Ball

If you were to ask me ten years ago what self-love meant, I would’ve probably said something general like “being happy.” But self-love goes way deeper than that; it involves accepting the past versions of yourself and your present challenges, while giving yourself credit for how far you’ve come.

While we may have an idea of the “perfect person” we want to be, sometimes we are so hard on ourselves that we forget to appreciate who we are right now. The notion that we won’t be the …