Blog, Body Positivity, and Beyond

The other day I was walking back from dinner and talking to a few friends. I don’t remember exactly how we got to the topic, but we were discussing how long we wanted to live and when is a good time to die. Then somehow food got tied into it. My friend said she would… Continue reading Blog, Body Positivity, and Beyond

You’re Beautiful, the Media is Not

Why is it that women are taught to hate their bodies? Why can’t women accept themselves as they are? I have been pondering these questions in the past few days, wondering why I feel like it is wrong to accept my body as it is. It seems like I am not allowed to love my… Continue reading You’re Beautiful, the Media is Not

StigmatizED

Anyone who has ever struggled with mental illness has probably dealt with feelings stemming from the stigma around their illness. Of course, every mental illness is different and every individual’s experience is different. Yet, you would be hard pressed to find someone who has dealt with this type of illness and has not been affected… Continue reading StigmatizED