Shaping the mental before the physical

  In today’s societiest, there is a big upsurge in the importance placed on beauty. Half-naked, picture-perfect bodies pop up everywhere, from beauty magazines to local billboards. Fashion, plastic surgery, movies, advertising, and the cosmetic industry nurture a society of the petty spectacle, and prompt women (and many men) to go …

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You are stronger than you think

I’d never think of myself as being strong and it was heartening to hear I’m not as ‘basic’ in my practice as I thought I’d been all along.

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What stories does your body want to tell? #5

I have never put up photos of myself where the largeness of my thighs, the thickness of my calves and the chunky roll of belly fat are so nakedly evident.

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Spend some time with your own body

There is so much pleasure every day that our bodies are experiencing, and we miss it simply because we are living outside of our bodies instead of inside our experiences.

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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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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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[Interview] Shannon Lagasse: On healing an eating disorder

“I wish everyone would see just how magnificent they really are.”

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Beauty isn’t just an inside job

What if beauty isn’t what we think it is? What if it’s not internal and external qualities, but it’s just something that permeates everything?

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Language of legs

My legs are where the seeker in me lives. Questing, traveling, and traversing. The wandering and roaming and search for the intimate unknown in far off places.

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How fearless beauty became effortless

Only in being brutally honest and facing our worst fears, can we reclaim our own true beauty.

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