Double Standards On Women

This quote is by Emily Ratajkowski: “I’m tired of having to consider how I might be perceived by men if I wear a short skirt or post a sexy instagram- I want to do what I want to do.” I know so many of us, if not all of us, feel like we must really […]

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Dealing with Sexism

  The last two posts have been about our appearances and creating healthy relationships with the way we view ourselves. Adding to that, I also wrote about how often we become offended by men and certain comments they feel compelled to say. So, this post is going to be about sexism, which is a real […]

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More than a Pretty Face

Have you ever seen a beautiful woman and immediately assumed that she had an easy life due to her looks? This thinking contributes to the stereotype that if a woman fits the “standards of beauty” she just has an easy life.You may have thought this before: well, if I looked like her I would have […]

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Beauty Defined

From body scars to long necks to face tattoos, beauty is admired differently in so many parts of the world. In India, decorated skin is seen as beautiful and in Western Africa, a full curvy figure is beauty. With so many different body types, skin types, hair and makeup styles, why do we judge ourselves […]

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What does My Body Say about Me

  I am sure you have heard the saying, “You are what you eat.” In a way, this is true; our bodies are 75% of what we eat, and that’s not even including physical activity, or taking our genetics into account. There are so many different body types that it makes it impossible to know […]

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Oh no, Summer!

  It is undeniable – Summer has arrived. Suntans, bikinis, short shorts and the beach are some fun things about summer! Although, I am all about having fun in the sun, I have a little secret. Way back when I used to dread summer. Others would suggest going to the beach and all I would […]

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What are our mirrors reflecting?

I am 95% sure all of you have at least one mirror in your home—most likely, many of you will have multiple mirrors in your home! Mirrors have come to play a big part of our lives, they are not as essential as needing food or shelter, but we still use them to a great extent. […]

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