A manifesto for being brave

Can we be brave enough to listen to the fire in our hearts and bellies that tell us every single moment where we need to go and what we need to do?

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What happened while I was gaining weight

I recently bumped into an old acquaintance at the mall who looked me up and down, waggled her eyebrows, gestured at my evident weight gain and asked, “What happened?”

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3 reasons banning skinny models isn’t the answer

The fight for body acceptance and body positivity cannot just be about an outright removal and ‘banning’ of skinny body types… or any body type. Here’s why.

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Four ways to find joy in the ordinary

A guide for slowing down, backtracking and finding the most exquisite joy in the ordinary

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The beauty of a hundred things

I’ve been thinking recently about what it is that beauty even means to me, the vastness of this single word: beauty.

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Why the protests against the “Beach Body Ready” campaign are a big deal

Why the harm goes beyond this one poster and why, beneath all the noise and frenzy, we should listen to what the protestors are trying to say.

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The women who have it all? Yeah, I’m not one of them

Instead of always hankering after having it all, why don’t we try shifting the focus to celebrating what we already do have?

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My wobbly, ‘imperfect’ body is doing her best for me

My body’s a lot fleshier now, a little dimpled and wobbly in places. In exchange for all she’s done for me this is nothing to be sad for.

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The “worst possible” type of boobs

There was a point I decided I would just embrace the flat-chestedness.

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What body shape are you?

I’ll eat whatever the damn hell I want and dress however I feel like. Even if it makes me look like a lemon. Heck, maybe because it makes me look like a lemon. Thank you.

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