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18 Quarantine Self Care Ideas That Are Easy & Inexpensive

Self-care is so important, especially during difficult times. We've been dealing with a lot from a global pandemic and quarantine to worldwide social unrest and injustice. So it's okay if you haven't been on top of your self-care game lately. But quarantine self-care...

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Anti-Racist Action Plan

I've been grappling with how to make sure that I am continuously supporting marginalized communities in my brand and business. My mission has always been to empower women, but if that doesn't include ALL women, then I'm not doing my job. I am very grateful to Rachel...

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7 Books About Self-Love and Confidence for Women

7 Books About Self-Love and Confidence for Women

I’m a reader. I always have been and likely always will be. For me, books aren’t just an escape from reality, but they’re also a huge part of my self-love and healing journey. I love books about self-love where someone simply shares their own journey. It helps me feel...

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How To Set Boundaries with Diet Culture

How To Set Boundaries with Diet Culture

Setting boundaries with diet culture is, in my opinion, the hardest part of this body acceptance and self-love journey. Even if you feel like you’ve made so much progress, so many people around us will still talk about dieting, weight loss, and discuss other people’s...

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How I Stopped Binge Eating (without professional help)

How I Stopped Binge Eating (without professional help)

I do not write this because I discourage seeking treatment to help you stop binge eating. I write this because sometimes professional help is not as accessible, available or affordable, so I want to retrace my steps and share what helped me stop binge eating. I’ve...

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9 Tips to Boost Your Body Confidence!

9 Tips to Boost Your Body Confidence!

These 9 tips will help you not only boost your body confidence, but build your confidence in general.Because the truth is, true confidence is not about feeling pretty. In fact, it’s not about looks at all. Confidence is about knowing that you’re worthy and capable...

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How to Feel SEXY and CONFIDENT in the Bedroom

How to Feel SEXY and CONFIDENT in the Bedroom

I can't even tell you how many times I've searched 'how to feel sexy and confident in the bedroom' because many of my body-image insecurities related to my sexuality. I was always trying to be sexy for guys, but not too sexy because I was afraid that girls would judge...

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7 Tips to Feel More Comfortable in Your Body

7 Tips to Feel More Comfortable in Your Body

I'm writing these 7 tips to feel comfortable in your body because there’s one thing that people miss when they give confidence advice and say “just love yourself and love your body”... I mean if it was that easy, then we’d all be embracing our bodies at any...

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How To Deal with Weight Gain in Recovery

How To Deal with Weight Gain in Recovery

I’m embarrassed to admit this, but my biggest fear used to be gaining weight. No, really, if you would’ve asked me 3 years ago what I was most scared of, I wouldn’t say sharks or losing a family member… I’d say “getting fat.”I always thought that being ‘thinner’ or...

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Hi, I’m Mary and after recovering from an eating disorder and healing my body, mind, and spirit, I started my online platform Mary’s Cup of Tea, to inspire women to embrace their bodies and love themselves unconditionally. Now, I travel to beautiful places hosting my worldwide self-love retreats while sharing my heart with you through my writings, videos, and online courses.

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Hi, I’m Mary and after recovering from an eating disorder and healing my body, mind, and spirit, I started my online platform Mary’s Cup of Tea, to inspire women to embrace their bodies and love themselves unconditionally. Now, I travel to beautiful places hosting my worldwide self-love retreats while sharing my heart with you through my writings, videos, and online courses.

Let’s Get Social!

Radical Belonging with Lindo Bacon

In this episode, Mary is joined by Dr. Lindo Bacon who discusses finding their true self to gain a better sense of belonging and creating a safe space for others to feel fully accepted as they are. Dr. Bacon also talks about what it means to challenge ideas around...

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Communicating with Confidence

In this solo episode, Mary shares her tips for communicating with CONFIDENCE. As a TEDx talk speaker and someone who's life revolves around communicating to spread a message, Mary has learned a lot about speaking in a way that inspires people. In this episode you will...

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Why Self-Love is Not Selfish with Shannon Kaiser

In this episode, Mary is joined by Shannon Kaiser. Shannon is an author, life coach, speaker and retreat leader. Shannon gives an honest recount of her own journey with anxiety, depression, addiction and eating disorders and what led her to learn how to truly love...

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Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion with Beth Ruffin

In this episode Mary is joined by Beth Ruffin. Beth is an author, speaker and coach that works with organizational consulting and one on one coaching focusing on inclusion in the workspace. In this episode you will learn how to... - explore your own biases - be more...

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How To Stop Caring What Others Think of You

In this solo episode Mary talks about how to stop caring about OPO (other people’s opinions), OPE (other people’s expectations) and OPA (other people’s agendas). You will learn how to truly live for yourself, not other people, and what it means when you’re feeling...

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Sex, Orgasms, & Masturbation with Emily Nagoski

Ok, this interview is a juicy one!! We are talking with Emily Nagoski about all things SEX like... - how to increase your chances of feeling a climax or orgam - how to talk to your partner about your sexual desires - how to release sexual shame during sex or while...

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How To Deepen Your Self-Worth

In this episode, Mary talks about the difference between self-worth and self-confidence. She also gives you 3 ways to strengthen your sense of self-worth in a way that's helpful and long-lasting in your self-love journey. Beyond Body Online Retreat Waitlist:...

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How to Set Boundaries with Diet Culture

In this solo episode, Mary shares her 5-step process for setting boundaries with diet culture. These 5 steps will help you speak up to that friend who keeps talking about diets or your family who keeps commenting on your body. Setting boundaries is important in ANY...

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Living with Chronic and Mental Illness with Esmé Wang

In this interview Mary Jelkovsky speaks with the beautiful and talented writer Esmé Wang about what it's like living with chronic and mental illness. Esmé shares her most helpful tools for dealing with depression and anxiety, especially during this difficult time...

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