Monthly Newsletter - February 2022

This month it is nearly impossible to go anywhere without seeing shelves stocked with boxes of chocolates, gifts and greeting cards for Valentine’s Day. While this holiday causes joyful anticipation for many, it also creates feelings of dread and loneliness for others. 

Fact: You do not have to be in a relationship to be happy if you love yourself. In this issue, Sharon Martin discusses ways to discover who you are and how to love yourself. Plus, our monthly inspirational quote and book review.

So if you are single this Valentine's Day, remember to love yourself. Once you do, the sky is the limit.



Our Mission
Speaking Candidly with Candace is on a mission to eliminate the stigma of mental illness by providing a safe place for people to share their experiences coping with mental health issues. You can listen to their stories on Speaking Candidly with Candace, available on all major podcast channels and find previous podcast episodes, articles, and mental health resources at
Inspirational Quote of The Month
"There’s no need to be perfect to inspire others. Let others get inspired by how you deal with your imperfections.." - unknown
Discover Who You Are and Self Love

Author - Sharon Martin

Loving ourselves and prioritizing our needs is often very challenging. Unfortunately, many of us didn’t receive the love we deserved as children and this sets the stage for difficulty loving ourselves. We grow up feeling unlovable, damaged, inadequate, and unworthy. So, we overcompensate with perfectionism, people-pleasing, and over-working – all efforts to earn love.

To learn 22 simple ideas to love yourself, read more at (

Book of the Month - You Are A Badass 

Author Jen Sincero

In this entertaining how-to guide, bestselling author and world-traveling success coach, Jen Sincero, delivers 27 engaging chapters full of hilariously inspiring stories, sage advice, easy exercises to help you identify and change the self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors that stop you from getting what you want,  By the end of the book, you'll understand why you are how you are, how to love what you can't change, how to change what you don't love, and how to kick some serious ass.

Click here to see our more recommended books

Latest Podcast: Trust Your Gut
In this episode, Candace talks with author and gut health expert, Julia Loggins, about her health struggles, the importance of gut health and overall nutrition on mental and physical wellbeing. 
Plus, Loggins gives cooking and food shopping tips. 

Click here to listen
Share Your Story
Speaking Candidly with Candace is always seeking guests who would like to share their story in order to help others struggling with mental health. Click here to apply to be a guest on our show.

Benefits of Being A Guest

It is a way to own your success and to help others. It is also an excellent opportunity to promote your brand or business depending on the episode.

If you are considering hosting a podcast or need to prepare for media interviews, speaking as a guest can help you conquer your own fear of public speaking while safely test the waters
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