Body love

Never date someone who doesn’t love your belly!

Take The Cake: Never Date Someone Who Doesn’t Love Your Belly

You deserve someone who loves your body, who makes you feel safe, who makes you feel sexy. Never date someone who doesn’t love your belly! Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   11.16.17   |   SHARE
How to talk to your daughter about her body - reinforce the quality of her body, rather than the quantity.

How To Talk To Your Daughter About Body Image

When it comes to how to talk to your daughter about her body and body image - reinforce the quality of her body, rather than the quantity. Read...
Mariana Plata    |   11.14.17   |   SHARE
Families
Giving up unattainable perfection is liberating!

The Five Ways I'm Giving Up Unattainable Perfection

Maybe I'm not as confident and comfortable with myself as I appear to the outside world. But it's time and I'm giving up unattainable perfection. Read...
Laura Delarato    |   10.26.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
Image from the author's Instagram (@virgietovar)

Take The Cake: Thin People Aren't "Naturally" Superior To Fat People

Fat people, we do not have to acquiesce to our culture's normalization of hierarchy. We do not have to turn the other cheek. Joy does not come at the Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   10.26.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
The 3 Levels of Fatphobia are intrapersonal, interpersonal, and institutional.

Take The Cake: The 3 Levels Of Fatphobia

The 3 Levels of Fatphobia are intrapersonal, interpersonal, and institutional. Yes, everyone is affected by fatphobia. But the follow-up question is Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   10.19.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
Real self-care is respecting yourself instead of, quite literally, spoiling yourself.

Why Real Self-Care Is Not Just Buying Bubbly Scented Bath Oils

Self-care is a phrase so enthusiastically tossed about as of late that in many ways it has lost all meaning. In the same way “wellness” has gone, the Read...
Annie Walton Doyle    |   09.18.17   |   SHARE
Minds
Your body is beautiful now, cellulite, stretch marks, scars and all. Walk with it, love it as you go, and honor it every step of the way. (Photo by Ashlee Dean Wells, 4th Trimester Bodies Project)

Your Body Is As Beautiful Today As It's Ever Been

So, women, I’m talking to you — give yourself permission to love every inch of you. Honor your body, and meet it where it is. To those of you who’ve Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   06.9.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
Sometimes it’s refreshing and vital to remember that our bodies have other roles. (Photo courtesy of the author.)

Getting In Touch With My Body Through Mermaid Lessons

When we heard that mermaid classes were coming to our local pool, we knew we had to try it out. Read...
Fiona Tapp    |   05.9.17   |   SHARE
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