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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.
“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?
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.
Once is a while, you stumble onto words that feel like the author went far into the depths of your soul and unearthed secrets about your insecurities, not to expose … Continue Reading This is the Poem You Need to Hear Right now
Dear beautiful girl to whom I asked to write a love letter to herself, tonight you broke my heart. I started this blog because I saw too many girls around … Continue Reading To The Girl Who Said No When I Asked Her to Write a Love Letter to Herself
Dear Body, It’s with deep regret that I openly confess: I don’t like you. For that I endlessly apologize as I know I should, in all actuality, be your biggest … Continue Reading Dear Body, I’m falling in love with you (by Danielle Campoamor)
Dear Body, I wanted to apologize for the past 25 years. I took you for granted this whole time and I am finally starting to realize how beautiful and strong … Continue Reading Dear Body, you are perfectly imperfect (By Lydie)
Dear Body, Things haven’t always been easy between us. You’ve given me problems and for a long time I didn’t like you. I often felt disconnected from you, I ignored … Continue Reading Dear Body, By Segilola