Welcome to the latest addition to the blog, Music Mondays! Here, will be a collection of songs that inspire self-reflection in us, hopefully leading to self-love, self-compassion, and all around … Continue Reading Music Mondays: India Arie’s “Ready for Love”
The new year is going to be in a few days and it’s quite likely that like many people, you are prepping your list of new year resolutions to whip … Continue Reading New Year Resolutions About Body Image that Have Nothing to do with Weight Loss
In the winter of 2011, almost three weeks before my twenty-first birthday, I had the extraordinary pleasure of joining forces with photographer Saddi Khali, a visionary artist celebrated for producing … Continue Reading A Photo-essay: Decolonizing My Body, My Being (By Eddie Ndopu)
I do worry sometimes that in my proclamation of my new found self-love, I’ve made it look easy. That I’ve made it look effortless. That I woke up like this. … Continue Reading For Those Moments When You Just Can’t Stand Yourself
As an effort to be kinder to my body, I’ve decided to put my energy in physical activities that make me feel happy, rather than punishing myself with exercises that … Continue Reading 5 Things You Will Learn From a Pole Dancing Class
I First asked Anna to submit her letter a few months ago I saw a picture of her that she posted on Facebook when she finished a half marathon. The caption described her journey of overcoming an eating disorder and becoming healthy enough to run this marathon. That, is a story worth hearing.