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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

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

The Curve Confessionals: Paige

About the interview: Paige and I have been friends for a long time, and she’s always had a killer gymnast body. But she’s had her insecurities along the way like us all, and in our conversation we talked a lot about the pressures from guys and other girls, having an athletic build and rocking it, and how she makes herself feel good and confident. I … Continue reading The Curve Confessionals: Paige

The Downfalls of Social Media – and a Lesson Simone Biles Can Teach Us

When I was young, bullying mainly happened in person, or maybe over a computer on instant messaging. But today, it can happen a lot more places than that – like on social media. I just came across an article about Simone Biles, 19 year old olympic gymnast, who was recently body shamed on Twitter. Let’s not forget that Simone is NINETEEN. It sickens me that … Continue reading The Downfalls of Social Media – and a Lesson Simone Biles Can Teach Us

Selena Gomez’s Powerful AMA Acceptance Speech

If you missed the American Music Awards and Selena Gomez’s acceptance speech for Favorite Female Artist last night – she just got real. If you didn’t know, Selena recently had to take a break from everything for self-recovery (including canceling shows in her Revival Tour), due to her struggles with depression and anxiety. She says in her moving speech, “I had to stop. Because I … Continue reading Selena Gomez’s Powerful AMA Acceptance Speech