Body love

How I Learned To Combat Negative Self-Talk

I made it my goal that by the end of 2018 I would leave my negative self-talk behind.

I made it my goal that by the end of 2018 I would leave my negative self-talk behind. Here’s how I’m learning to do just that.

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How To Have Beyoncé Level Confidence On A Thrift Store Budget

Feel confident about your ability to create and own your look!

Feel confident about your ability to create and own your look! Let’s explore some affordable finds in fashion, hair, and beauty!

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If You Want To Talk About Physical Health, We’re Probably Going To Talk About Mental Health First

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If you want to talk to me about health, it’s essential that you know that we’re probably going to talk about mental health first.

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Having My Body Issues Stripped Bare Among European Sunbathers

The real reason I didn’t shed my bathing suit on Burriana Beach was because I was insecure about how my body looked.

I was insecure about how my body looked. The European sunbathers shamelessly demonstrated that we can be perfectly satisfied with what we have.

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Take The Cake: Do Smaller Fat People Have Privilege?

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I came to realize that even though I was certainly a bona fide member, that some fat people were far more acutely marginalized than me.

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The Right To Be Sexual At Any Size ​

A woman’s sexuality, especially a fat woman’s sexuality makes some people feel extremely uncomfortable, so they try to erase fat sexuality.

A woman’s sexuality, especially a fat woman’s sexuality makes some people feel extremely uncomfortable, so they try to erase fat sexuality.

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Learning To Love My Belly Jelly​

“I just love your squishy belly!” Then, as only children can do, he gave it a nickname: belly jelly.

“I just love your squishy belly!” Then, as only children can do, he gave it a nickname: belly jelly. So I'm learning to love my belly jelly.

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Bionic Woman: Finding Body Positivity When You’re Made of Metal  

I became a bionic woman on August 24, 2009, the day after my fifteenth birthday.

Scoliosis is a disorder that causes a sideways curvature of the spine and often occurs during childhood growth spurts. I am now a bionic woman!

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7 Things I Wish People Knew About Being A Fat Woman

There’s a lot more information about what it’s like to be a fat woman and the things you should and shouldn’t say.

There’s a lot more information about what it’s like to be a fat woman and the things you should and shouldn’t say. Here's what I want everyone to know...

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Self-Love And Snapchat: Loving Yourself On Valentine’s Day

That’s when I decided that Snapchat shows me how I look to other people — which is pretty damn gorgeous!

That’s when I decided that Snapchat shows me how I look to other people — which is pretty damn gorgeous! And then, I felt the self-love start to flow.

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