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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

Selena Gomez’s Powerful AMA Acceptance Speech

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 [...]