In today’s societies, 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 …
Achieving and maintaining body and mind balance can be extremely beneficial, and is not as difficult as it seems.
“You need to eat more potatoes,” relatives would tease. “You’re going to be blown away in the wind.”
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.
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.