What stories does your body want to tell? #6

When I am anywhere but alone at home, I feel like the proverbial elephant in the room. I am all-too-aware of my body, the solid presence in a space, my Being There.

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Why are we still talking about beauty?

Why is beauty still so important, still so widely talked about, still something we care about at such a visceral level?

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Listen… Your socks are trying to sing you a song of self-love

… and other lessons from the Konmari art of decluttering

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Sky high: 12 self-care tips for when you fly

Travel promises infinite amounts of fun; but getting there is a whole other story. Here are 12 tips for staying sane (and beautiful) even in the most gruelling flights.

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What are we really capturing with our camera lens?

It’s well-documented that certain tribal cultures believe a photo taken of a person is the stealing of his or her soul. If this is true, we are a world of walking zombies…

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The hidden treasures of cities and minds

Have you ever been to a city that revealed itself slowly? The kind of place where every wrong turn leads to a new door, carved, and studded with brass? Where twisting streets beckon toward dead-ends and bare walls, while an unassuming archway opens onto a light-filled vista?

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The beauty of not fitting in

There is something about not fitting in that presents us to ourselves in full, and maybe, just maybe, there is beauty in what we see.

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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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Don’t hate me ‘cos I’m beautiful

When your face breaks open to someone, smiling, or to just be, just feel, you have beauty on your side, more so than if you are sneering at another woman.

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What it means to be a real man

I am going to start this off by saying, “real men” don’t worry about what other “real men” do, because they are secure enough to not care what is or is not measured as being “manly.”

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