21 ways to love yourself on your birthday

Lesley Gore famously made the lyrics "It's my party & I'll cry if I want to" famous. Yes, life may have been bumpy, full of mistakes, & it didn’t go how you had planned… No tears. Just smiles. It’s your birthday, after all.

Alessandra Toscanelli is a mom of two teens, author, yoga instructor, personal trainer and life enthusiast. Email: mysweetestaloha@gmail.com