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5 Steps for Coping with Body Dysmorphia

I discovered my own Body Dysmorphia about a year ago, although I’m beginning to realize that its impact on my life has spanned almost three decades.  For as long as I can remember I’ve had a really poor relationship…

Body Acceptance vs. Body Positivity
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Body Acceptance VS Body Positivity

In the age of hashtags, Instagram and blogs, there aren’t many people who haven’t heard of the Body Positivity Movement. Body positivity is the celebration of all bodies, regardless of any real or perceived flaws.  The movement that has…

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How To Become A “Phenomenal Woman”

Let’s start by reading Maya Angelou’s poem “Phenomenal Woman”. The poem describes how, despite the doubt and disbelief of others, Maya exudes a feminine confidence that inevitably draws people towards her. You don’t have to appreciate poetry to understand…

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International Women’s Day

Last week, we celebrated International Women’s Day. There’s a glossy, beautiful web site set up for it, and national brands like McDonald’s, Brawny, and Mattel’s Barbie celebrated the day by, respectively, turning logos upside down, substituting women for their…

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Dating in the age of #MeToo

It seemed so simple back then, didn’t it? Women got hit on, or subject to workplace harassment, and we called it just a part of life. Okay, maybe that part’s obviously not okay. But there’s some very real confusion…