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? #7

Sometimes I so dislike this body I’m in, or wish I could change parts of it, or resent its entire heavy awkwardness. But then sometimes, also, I am glad for all that it allows me to do…

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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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What stories does your body want to tell? #3

I wondered at the kind of world we live in now where it is perfectly okay — in fact, encouraged — for young people to police and impose their judgements, no matter how seemingly harmless or childish or jokey, on each other’s bodies.

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What stories does your body want to tell? #1

When I do this, I almost manage to achieve a kind of ‘beauty’ that I spent so much of my youth thinking would finally make me happy.

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My body is my own

It took me a long time to accept that I am not supposed to please anyone, all I had to do was please my body and myself: I had to let it feel happy.

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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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6 bold, brave body-posi campaigns to set your heart aflame

They campaigns us that every being — from the glossy, airbrushed model on the billboard to the woman who fights a battle every single day to find love for herself — deserves space and freedom to be seen and heard and loved for who she is.

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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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