20 easy ways to add some self-love to today

20 easy ways to add some self-love to today

Whether you're just starting your self-love journey or a seasoned pro, sometimes we all need to remind ourselves of some basics and look for little ways to integrate them into our daily routine. Here are 20 easy ways to add some self-love to today: 1. Move your body...

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The only detox you’ll ever need to go on

The only detox you’ll ever need to go on

Fuck your detox/teatox. Pardon my french. But if I see just one more MLM or network marketing rep on social media touting their "miracle" products that contain 48 trillion nutrients that completely transform your body and heal your liver and overcome all the...

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Love List, December 2016

Love List, December 2016

Why is it so hard to imagine our lives after dieting? "Letting go of the dream of thinness is one thing. Really recognizing that we live in a culture that promotes injustice, self-harm and the diminished lives of women — and REFUSING to play along — is quite another."...

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Is thin privilege really a thing?

Is thin privilege really a thing?

Is thin privilege really a thing? Short answer: Yes, girlfriend. YES. And we need to talk about it. Long answer:  Bear with me folks, because I'm about to bust an analogy out, here: In the spectrum of body image disorders, trauma, suffering and insecurity... baggage...

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Real life vs. retouched

Real life vs. retouched

About a decade ago, you literally couldn't find a photo of me online that I hadn't spent an hour obsessing over 'fixing'. Even something as simple as a Myspace profile picture would involve me staying up all night staging a mini-photoshoot in my bedroom, culling the...

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What’s *really* being sold to you?

What’s *really* being sold to you?

Head on over to YouTube, watch any old Weight Watchers, Slim Fast or other diet video. Any one, it doesn't matter. Now, I'm going to show you a little magic trick... I'm going to predict what they said, without even knowing what you watched! Ready? rubs temples and...

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Why I’m pro-selfie

Why I’m pro-selfie

"Stop taking photos of yourself!" "How vain you must be... can you not even go a day without taking a selfie?!?" I know, I know. People love to rip on selfies. Vain. Vapid. Conceited. Self-absorbed. But you know what? They can also be an act of radical self-love. If...

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3 ways self-love impacts your physical health

3 ways self-love impacts your physical health

If you're one of my regular readers, you'll be familiar with why the concepts of body positivity and self-love are something that you should most certainly try and introduce to your life (and if you're a new reader, get started here). But, aside from the obvious...

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