All About Ashley

All About Ashley

"Stand up for curves. Confidence is sexy." is a tagline straight from her website. Gosh, I love her. You guys have heard about her before on the blog - but it's finally time to do a post on one of my biggest inspirations in the body image movement - Ashley Graham. I was first introduced [...]

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Next Time You Talk Negative, Think of Your Best Friend

Next Time You Talk Negative, Think of Your Best Friend

In tandem with World Mental Health Day earlier this week, Yahoo Finance posted an eye opening and emotional video of best friends saying negative things they've thought to themselves about their bodies, but aloud to each other. Check it out here: https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=LzT2ZzDXceg  Watching this video brought tears to my eyes. To hear these women body [...]

Coffee Break: Shamed If I do, Shamed If I don’t 

Coffee Break: Shamed If I do, Shamed If I don’t 

“To some I’m too curvy. To others I’m too tall, too busty, too loud, and, now, too small — too much, but at the same time not enough. When I post a photo from a ‘good angle,’ I receive criticism for looking smaller and selling out. When I post photos showing my cellulite, stretch marks, [...]