How to Practice Body Acceptance
What’s shakin’ & bakin’ this month? All things body. Yep… we’re going there. Shape, size, health, societal influence and more. Everything from our curves, scars and stretchmarks to why body positivity picked up mainstream momentum, but body acceptance, eh, not so much. This month we’re exploring the topic: Bodies Beautiful. Against the backdrop of a […]
How to stop body policing and body shaming
Many ideals of beauty are racist and exclusive. Time and time again society places an emphasis on being thin, small, dainty. It’s as if the real message is, “Ladies, we’d really like you to take up less space.” Reality check: A healthy Great Dane, no matter how much she diets, will never be the size […]
The importance of becoming your best self
Some days we don’t get it. We miss the importance of becoming our best selves. Some days we criticize and judge. Others and ourselves. We betray our bodies. We berate them instead of embracing them. We let our negative thoughts spiral. Downward and downward. We try to control. Everything. Then the sun goes down, we […]
Do you love your body?
Life is hard. Getting to your 40s, 50s, 60s and beyond… it ain’t for wussies! Yesterday’s LIVE, global conversations were so insightful, wise and funny. We dove into all things body positivity and not! What I’m learning, really learning, is that when women connect, share their truth and affirm other women, we make it a […]
Body acceptance is hard.
Have you ever been on a diet? Have you ever wanted to slow down the aging process? Have you ever rubbed your hand over an aspect of your body and wished you could do something about it? Trick questions?! Nope, just honest and relatable ones. Body acceptance is hard. Full stop. And we need to […]
How to cultivate a positive body image
How might our lives change if we were more body confident? Cultivating a positive body image is not about seeing, saying or believing that we look fabulous every moment of the day. It’s about accepting ourselves, just as we are, in this moment. Curves. Stretchmarks. Hair. Scars. Wrinkles. And all. But it’s not easy. Society […]
Difficult to accept and appreciate your body?
Get a boob job? Not get a boob job? So many women ponder this choice. As a small chested gal, I asked myself these questions for years! In the early 2000s, when I lived in Atlanta, I dated a guy who told his friends, “The next girl I date will have bigger boobs.” I said […]
1 question to support your body image
You never hated your body until somebody else told you that your body wasn’t good enough. Serena Williams, tennis player and winner of 23 grand slam single titles, shared, “Since I don’t look like every other girl, it takes a while to be okay with that. To be different. But different is good.” Different IS […]