How Trying New Workouts Can Boost Your Confidence

How Trying New Workouts Can Boost Your Confidence

Working out can be an intimidating thing – whether it’s at a gym or specific workout studio – we’ve all felt “gym intimidation” before. By trying something new and unknown, you’re putting yourself out there; where you’ll be around people you don’t know, around people who have different bodies than you, and who might just [...]

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Why We Should All Think Twice Before Giving the “Skinny” Compliment

Why We Should All Think Twice Before Giving the “Skinny” Compliment

Coming from someone who’s struggled with body image my entire life, I have SO many thoughts on the skinny compliment. “You look so skinny” - we’ve all heard it, said it, or maybe even received it – but in my opinion, it can actually be a terrible compliment. Here’s why. First of all, I think the skinny compliment instinctively [...]

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: Why We All Need to Get Behind the #ComeAsYouAre Campaign

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: Why We All Need to Get Behind the #ComeAsYouAre Campaign

If you’re unfamiliar with the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), this week is a great time to get familiar. NEDA is the largest nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting people and families affected by eating disorders – and from February 25 through March 3 (coined National Eating Disorders Awareness Week) – they’re raising awareness of eating [...]

Valentine’s Day Confession: The (Good and Bad) Reality of Being Single as a Pringle

Valentine’s Day Confession: The (Good and Bad) Reality of Being Single as a Pringle

“Are you dating anyone?” Ah, the dreaded question at every family party or catch up with a friend that has me thinking on my feet – will it be a witty response about my pure singleness, or a serious rundown of my near nonexistent flings on dating apps? Ask me and find out! 😉 Valentine’s [...]

These three celebrities are talking body image and I’m SO here for it

These three celebrities are talking body image and I’m SO here for it

Well, hello everyone. It’s been a bit since I’ve written a blog post… I’m excited to be back! Side note from this blog, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about my blog and how to spice things up and bring more updates to you all. Without getting into too much detail… get ready for [...]

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

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 [...]

Easy Ways to Practice Self-Love – and why it’s So Important

Easy Ways to Practice Self-Love – and why it’s So Important

Ah, self-love. Something that the hustle and bustle of our lives – a busy schedule, crazy work week, or stressful situations in our personal lives – can quickly try to ignore or diminish. Well I’m here as your little reminder to take a moment, reflect on how your week (or life) is going, and give [...]