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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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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My body is a machine; my body is also my home

When we go to either of these extremes — shunning our bodies as health machines or exerting them in full as such — we are avoiding who we really are.

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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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