self love

That Time I Was Slut-Shamed by the Turkey Lady

I was strolling through the halls of my high school as a young sophomore when I was grabbed at the scruff of my neck by the turkey lady. (more…)

Borrowed from Elsewhere: Mermaids and Whales: Which should we choose??

Love it!! What a glorious response to a blatant attempt at body shaming for profit.

ShoutOut! JMU

Would you rather be a whale or a mermaid? When searching through my Facebook newsfeed I saw a post of a naked woman that asked that question. I never thought this question would have been used to try and “motivate” women to work out, but sure enough, a gym posted this sign that had a picture of a beautiful woman on it and asked “This Summer, Would you rather be a mermaid or a whale?” If we are getting technical, I would rather be a human but take a look at what this one woman had to say in response…
mermaid or whale

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Body Love (and Hate) Starts Young

http://www.upworthy.com/why-dont-more-moms-talk-to-their-daughters-like-this-famous-actress-talks-to-her?c=ufb2

Amen. We’re largely products of our environments. If you grow up hearing how much your parents, siblings, relatives, and friends hate their bodies, it’s only a matter of time until you start finding “problems” with yours. Start your younger loved ones with a solid foundation in a better direction. It’s never too late to set a good stage.

New Year’s Resolutions: Why Being Naked Is Great

I’m not usually into New Year’s resolutions because, y’know, introverts don’t tend to need Hallmark holidays to trigger introspection. But this year, in the spirit of a healthy body and a healthy mind, I have two…

New Year’s Resolution #1: Be more naked. (more…)