Understanding body love through the lens of racism
Music Mondays: Jonathan McReynolds’ Song Is Exactly What You Need to Unlock the Secret to Self-Acceptance
You won’t understand unconditional love, until you hear this song
Living as a transgender person is not always an easy experience and we as cis-gendered folks have to do our best to not be another emotional burden. It’s really the very least we can do.
How different would your life be, if you begin to make friends with your negative emotions?
Sometimes you only need to sit with yourself and ask, “Where does it hurt darling, I’m listening”. ~ Isabelle … Continue Reading One Step At A Time
For some of us there is no make up to cushion
the fall of rejection or hiding who we are
It happens to the best of us, even on our best days.
“And do not try to be consistent, for what is true to you today may not be true at all tomorrow, because you see a better truth.” ~~unknown You will … Continue Reading On Those Days When You Feel Like a Fraud
It is easier to tell everyone they deserve love but it is more difficult to believe you deserve it too, and even harder to understand you ought to be the … Continue Reading 10 Things You Should Know About Self-Love
I had an ex-boyfriend who was a marine, and he used to tell me that during training they got hurt often but they’d tell each other that “chicks dig scars”. … Continue Reading My Scars Are Ugly
My mother is the very first person to shape my understanding of body image because after all, as children (and beyond), our parents are our first role models. As a little … Continue Reading Happy Mother’s Day: a Love Letter To My Mother
Dear Body, I love you. Actually, I am in love with you. For a long time I struggled to find myself, to love you. I thought you were to blame. … Continue Reading Dear Body, For a Long Time I Struggled To Love you. By Ruth Krug
When I first started this blog I intended to make body love letters the majority of the published articles. I envisioned that I‘d have a lot of people jumping at … Continue Reading Finding Inspiration from the Butterfly Child: Do You Take Your Body For Granted?
1 Don’t Underestimate or Overestimate yourself While this may not be everyone’s experience, a lot of people who come to crossfit haven’t done much heavy weight lifting. This leads them to underestimating … Continue Reading 6 Things Every Crossfit Beginner Should Know Before They Start
Let your body be the element to master
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