First things first, bad body image days happen to everyone. Hell, bad body image years happen to everyone. Accepting your body involves unlearning so much of what you have been taught to believe your entire life. Unlearning those lessons does not happen all at once, it is a process that you will continue to undertake … Continue reading Coping with Poor Body Image Days
In our lives we are constantly surrounded by images designed to - in some way, shape, or form - make us feel badly about ourselves. Advertisements, sponsored content, diet information - all of these things are created with one purpose: to tell us that there is something missing from our lives, and that by buying … Continue reading Life in Competition
A younger self, Your body is your home, and you were taught to hate it. You were taught that it is wrong, your hair, your stomach, your feet, your face. Not light enough, not slim enough, not smooth enough, not straight enough. You were taught to envy these things in other women, to see them … Continue reading A Letter to a Younger Self
Tis the season of BellLetsTalk and Eating Disorder Awareness Week! Please don't get me wrong, I LOVE the idea of spreading awareness, it's a huge part of what I do and what I believe is important. That being said, awareness has to be real. In the body positive sphere I have seen countless young people … Continue reading Eating Disorders: Yes, you should raise awareness. No, you shouldn’t post that before and after photo.