10 Tips For Discovering the Confidence You Actually Deserve

I am a huge advocate for self-confidence and the journey of self discovery. One of the reasons I am so passionate about loving yourself is because it took me a long time to find that self-love. Throughout high school, I never felt like I fit in anywhere. I felt a massive amount of anxiety over … Continue Reading

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Embracing and Thriving on Your Body Journey

“Eat clean. Stay fit. And have a burger to stay sane.” – Gigi Hadid   “My weight? It is what it is. You could get hit by a bus tomorrow. It’s about being content, and sometimes, other priorities win.” – Melissa McCarthy “What are you going to do? Be hungry every single day to make … Continue Reading

6 Steps to Loving Yourself and Loving Life

Our failures, mistakes and everything around us can often influence us to think we are less than amazing. The reality TV shows, the Instagram accounts, the celebrities with their plastic surgery and unworldly white teeth, the girls you went to high school with, the catalogs and many other factors have the power to force self-comparisons … Continue Reading

The Love You’ll Never Find in a Magazine

It takes a lot for women in society today to feel beautiful, and that’s a shame. I have fallen to the media’s portrayal of how women should look too. I use the word should loosely, because women shouldn’t have to look a certain way to appease anyone. But why is the media telling us how … Continue Reading

Being Little Badasses Again

As women, we aren’t born feeling the same pressures that often plague our young adult and adult lives. We didn’t inherently feel guilty for ordering cheese fries over a side-salad or for being ruthlessly stubborn about what we want and believe in. We wore our tangly hair proudly down our backs and knees skinned up … Continue Reading

8 Things I Learned When I Ditched the Elliptical for Weights

Hours went by of me sweating my butt off on the elliptical, bike and any other cardio machine you find at your average gym. It was a safe zone, a place where you didn’t need much knowledge to use the equipment correctly. I saw the other ladies at the gym strutting their stuff on those … Continue Reading

14 Reasons To Go Natural Today

I want to propose a bit of a challenge. I’m not asking you to do anything drastic. I’m not going to instruct all women to grab their make-up bags filled with carefully chosen, expensive products, and give them a swift toss into the garbage can. You don’t have to start dumping out the hair products … Continue Reading

The Truth About Disordered Eating

I have written countless blogs. Prior to this, I have written only one line in one article concerning my battles with body image. I have never really been ready to have that become public knowledge, as most of my personal life is. It always made me feel ashamed and small. I felt it may discredit … Continue Reading

9 Ways We Can Improve Body Image For Men Too

Wait, did she just say men? Yes, I did. It honestly shouldn’t be so groundbreaking to consider that both genders of one human race encounter similar internal conflicts. I’m a women’s writer, and one of the key issues I see within the field is that some feel separating the two genders is what leads to … Continue Reading

35 Things That Every Girl Needs To Understand About Body Image

Lessons brought to you from the same mind that once fueled an eating disorder. It’s never going to be an exact science. There is a science to a healthy weight, yes. But perception of one’s self varies and is unique to every individual. Comparing yourself to other women is poisonous and we all need to … Continue Reading