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How Rituals Can Help You Gain Self-Confidence

Rituals are a marvelous tool for the self, for spell work, and best of all, for boosting confidence. Read...
Stephanie Valente of Luna Luna Magazine    |   04.4.19   |   SHARE
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12 Body Positive Tracks To Boost Your Confidence For Summer

With incredible women, femmes, and other folks having more access to creating music, we’re literally at the height of woman-, femme-, and body- Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   06.16.17   |   SHARE
"Hearing that you are pretty 'for someone in a wheelchair' is a compliment that leaves a bad aftertaste." Image: Thinkstock

Feeling Body-Positive When You Have A Disability

When you hear the buzzwords “body shame” or “body positivity,” it's common to think those phrases only apply to those who have a little extra junk in Read...
Kimmie Jones    |   08.22.16   |   SHARE
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If I don't start embracing the body I am in, my daughter loses, too. Image: Dahiana Candelo/Unsplash.

My Post-Pregnancy Body Doesn't Feel Like It's Mine Anymore

I understand that feeling good is far more important than looking good. But it's hard to not get caught up in the frenzy to lose all the baby weight Read...
Vedavati M.    |   07.1.16   |   SHARE
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Confidence isn't the result of a certain body, but of self-love. Image: Kristin Vogt/Pexels.

My Boob Job Wasn't A Mistake

As a kid, I prayed for big boobs. Shallow, I know. But such prayers were never answered. I hardly filled an A cup. Read...
Bodies
The most beautiful thing you can be is happy. Image: Thinkstock.

Beauty Is Only Skin-Deep

Recently, I was looking through some old pictures of myself.... Like every other person on this earth, I have my insecurities. As I was looking at Read...
Bodies
I'm a diva. Image: Jade Beall.

I Stand Accused Of Being A Diva

If I had to pinpoint it, I’d say I am a diva because I had a mom who demanded nothing but the very best from me, from how I sat in a chair, to how I Read...
Adiba Nelson    |   04.15.16   |   SHARE
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A Love Letter To My Curvy Dance Instructor

When I felt a familiar wave of insecurity creeping up and threatening to mute my movements, I looked to you for inspiration, and I danced even Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   03.6.15   |   SHARE
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