ABOUT

LADYHOOD journey is dedicated to my daughter, Xael Ahni Jordan. 

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Photographer: Cristin Goss (Pittsburgh, Pa)

I am Ta’lor Pinkston, MSW|Certified Self-love Coach|Inspirational Speaker|Body-Positive Model|Lifestyle Blogger + Poet|Momprenuer

About Me

In 2015, I suffered from a minor depression while I was pregnant with my daughter. At the time, I was a master’s graduate, living in a one-bedroom apartment and in a toxic relationship.

I hated the reality that I was bringing my daughter into a world that I did not prepare to have her in.  

I learned so much about myself during that life-transition, but when my daughter was born, she showed me my strength. My lack of self-love allowed me to make countless decisions that have led me to be an unwed mother, who is financially strained with a Master’s Degree. I am growing stronger during everyday of this journey because of Gods grace and the support from family, friends and my blogger tribe, but it’s not always a beautiful ride.

There is pain in my self-love.

Starting this blog has allowed me to reveal my truth, share my story, and help myself and other women feel more confident, beautiful, proud, and empowered to be a woman. I no longer view my choices as mistakes and offer this safe-space to you where I will share my experiences to help every woman fall in love with their life.


Why I Became a Self-love Coach 

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Photographer: Erin Panosian (Pittsburgh, Pa)

I believe that my daughter, my family and friends; that every college girl, cis-gender woman, mother, and every transgender woman should know the value of self-love. Most importantly, I looked at my life 3 years ago and decided that I give myself the gift of self-love as well, because I deserve it.

Self-love is about directing love, not hate, directly to the heart and pouring that love on to everyone around you.

I can admit that 3 years ago, I did not love myself. Many are afraid to admit it. Transparency was the foundation for my self-love journey and it led me directly to The Path of Self-love.

I believe in the power that self-love brings to the heart, and all that Christine Arylo has built with The Path of Self-love. She has established a community of lovers and beloveds who know their worth and do not settle for less than their heart and soul desires. That is the power of self-love and that is the gift that I want to give every woman that I connect with. 

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Photographer: Sara Lacroix (Pittsburgh, Pa)

WILL YOU MAKE THE COMMITMENT TO YOUR HEART TO FALL IN LOVE WITH ALL OF YOU?

Virtual Self-love Sessions are available at $25/hour. To learn more about the LADYHOOD journey, LLC Self-love Sessions, visit the Self-love Shop or email me by clicking CONTACT page in the menu. 


This Safe-Space is for Every Woman

Our Goal:  For women and young women (16+) to make self-love a priority by accepting themselves (mind, body, and soul, embracing their truth (past and present) and to focus on Healing Over Everything™ by defying fear, doubt and insecurity.

Our Mission: To empower, inspire, and provide support using the Path of Self-love technology to women and young women as they learn to fall in love with their journey. 

If you are:

  • a girl in high school
  • transitioning from high school to college
  • a college girl who has struggled with dating, sexual exploration, or navigating the bro-code on a campus
  • a woman struggling with low self-esteem, body-shaming, and beauty-standards
  • feminists who are fighting for equality (transgender bathrooms, the #Blacklivesmatter and #MeToo movement, and for equal pay)
  • a transgender woman
  • single or married
  • a mother or single-mom

This is a safe-space that seeks to help ALL women to see that they are capable, they have purpose and that they can defy every obstacle. Let’s rock this LADYHOOD journey by focusing on self-love, women empowerment, and Healing Over Everything™ together.

Your Self-love. Your Truth. Your Story. Your Journey.


What to Expect:

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Weekly blog posts on the following topics:

  • Self-love
    • Self-love Tips (self-care, self-acceptance, self-forgiveness, etc.)
    • BOPO (body-positive + wellness)
  • Healing Over Everything™         
    • Toxic Relationships  
    • Beauty Standards
    • #YOUBULLIEDME
  • Women’s Empowerment
    • Leading Lady Campaign (a bi-monthly interview feature highlighting women at different stages of the journey; who are defying fear, doubt, and insecurities so that they can reach their dreams) 
    • Girl Talk
    • Motherhood
    • Equality
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Photographer: Amy Hvostal (Pittsburgh, Pa)

Thank you for taking this journey with me…

76 thoughts on “ABOUT

    1. LOL! You speak truth. I didn’t listen to the minor advice I was given. It took years for me to get it…so many errors, but we are stronger now and we can educate the younger generations. Thank you sharing and following!!

    1. Thank you sooo much for taking in the time!!!!! Lol. Well i am so glad you found it now! I’m sure our life experiences are similar!!!!!! I’m almost positive. I am alwAys here!

    1. Thank you so much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am trying to advocate for all women. It is so important to me to uplift women, reach out to them, and build their confidence, my own included!!!!!

    1. I just did check out your page…you will see my comments soon. I love it!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you sooooo much for the kind words! Keep in touch with me. I have so many questions about apple cider vinegar…you will see shortly LOL

  1. Hello! I’m also a new blogger and found your post on first Friday! I love your concept and cannot wait to see more – as a fellow lady trying to make it through this world too, I hope to learn from you!

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  3. Thanks so much for the Follow! I love the theme of your blog and what you are doing. Too many women don’t feel like they have someone to really go to for advice. Love it! xo

  4. This is such an amazing and relatable post! On a personal account, even I wish I had a mentor to guide me through some of the difficult situations. But, hey, let’s be optimistic. Those problems made us who we are, a better human striving towards a better tomorrow. 😊

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