Last night on the Oscars edition of Fashion Police, Giuliana made a comment on Zendaya’s hair saying that she looks like she smells of Patchouli oil and weed. While she … Continue Reading Why Giuliana Rancic’s Comment on Zendaya’s Hair is a Big Deal
Button Poetry is a YouTube channel in which I constantly lose myself because I am always so enthralled by the vulnerability displayed by the artists. Nearly every performance there feels … Continue Reading Letters to My Body: by Jonattan Salazar
1. Choose yourself There is no need for you to suffocate under the burden of a secret love. It is unnecessarily painful and it will drive you to madness. Go … Continue Reading Three Things You Can Learn From Unrequited Love
Valentine’s day is Tomorrow. For some of us, that means spending time writing sweet words to our significant others, and shower them with chocolate or a candlelit dinner; for other’s it … Continue Reading Four Reasons Why You Should Write Yourself a Love Letter For Valentine’s Day.
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I was watching a Youtube video of one of my inspirations, Shameless Maya, and it is titled How to Look Better. It is a video tag that she’s doing in which she discusses 5 tips on how to look at your life better, where to improve and what to appreciate. I loved the video and since I don’t have a Youtube Channel, I decided to participate in the video tag but blogger style. So here we go. 5 tips on how to look better in 2015, body compassion edition
When I started this blog, it was important for me to be as inclusive as possible by making room for everyone to explore body image issues. I knew one of the … Continue Reading Making Room for the Men who Struggle with Body Image.
Welcome to the second installment of Music Mondays, I hope you liked the first song. Today’s song is Colbie Caillat’s “Try”. This song is actually the one that gave me … Continue Reading Music Mondays: Colbie Caillat, “Try”
“I want our love to be a deliberate love. An on purpose love. The love still there after midnight strikes and the chariot turns to pumpkin. The of love that … Continue Reading What if You Choose You?
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.