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Social Media’s Negative Effects on Body Image – And What We Can Do About It

Have you ever felt bad about your body after scrolling your social media feeds before? Unfortunately, my hunch is that a lot of us would answer ‘yes’ to this question. And a new study from WebMD draws the same conclusion, as the findings show women are less likely to be happy with their bodies if they spend more than an hour a day on social … Continue reading Social Media’s Negative Effects on Body Image – And What We Can Do About It

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The Curve Confessionals: Callie

About the interview: Throughout my life, my older sister Callie has always been a role model to me in a lot of ways. And when it comes to her body, Callie has always had a certain confidence that I really admire. I can’t think of a time where Callie has not rocked her body and size, no matter what weight she was at. Callie and … Continue reading The Curve Confessionals: Callie

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The Curve Confessionals: Chloe

About the interview: Chloe and I have been friends for a long time, and she has always had a great figure. But as I always preach, everyone has their own body image struggles, and Chloe at times has felt that people don’t understand hers. I think it’s so important to acknowledge that we all have our own bodies, goals, etc., and no one should be … Continue reading The Curve Confessionals: Chloe

The Workout (and Positive Mindset) that Changed my Life

“I’m not a runner.” This was a phrase I frequently used before, as I opted for elliptical workouts, yoga, spinning, or basically any workout where I could avoid heavy cardio. I’ve always been an athlete, playing competitive volleyball through high school, but I just never loved (or was good at) running. But about eight months ago, my entire mentality changed. You might see me preaching about … Continue reading The Workout (and Positive Mindset) that Changed my Life

How Loving My Body Allowed Me to Make a Big Lifestyle Change in 2017

Before you read my story, here’s a quick disclaimer: My body image is something that will live with me forever. It’s not something that goes away with the loss of a few pounds, a guy being attracted to me, or finally feeling like I’m at a healthier weight. That’s part of why I wanted to share my story – because while people have not been … Continue reading How Loving My Body Allowed Me to Make a Big Lifestyle Change in 2017

How to Bring More Positive Self-Talk into your Life in 2018

Think to yourself about the last time you said or thought something negative about yourself. While I’m hoping you can’t think of a recent example, you very well might have done this today, when you looked in the mirror and said, “Ew, my hair looks terrible today.” We’re all guilty of being overcritical at times, and that has a lot to do with our society’s … Continue reading How to Bring More Positive Self-Talk into your Life in 2018