The other evening, my mom encouraged to take a look at her latest Chatelaine magazine. I’m not normally an avid Chatelaine reader, but after flipping through the June/July edition, I have to say I’m thoroughly impressed. The cover of this issue of the magazine features a striking woman in a bathing suit. The image is … More Have you heard about #ShowUs ?
It can be difficult to recognize things about ourselves that we appreciate, or love. I would argue that because we are socially conditioned to seek out our flaws and the flaws of others, a social construction that is perpetuated through social media, print media, and visual media, we fail to consider that there are things … More Promoting self-love
No one likes being told what their weaknesses are. This is an observation of mine that I would willingly bet money on. Hearing about things we do that could use improvement, or things we aren’t particularly strong in, is sort of insulting for many of us. Being told that we need to up our game … More Recognizing our weaknesses
As you may have guessed from the title, the topic of today’s post is how to deal with people who don’t like you. Personally, I find it a lot easier to deal with people I don’t like, rather than deal with people who don’t like me. If I don’t like someone, I don’t necessarily have … More Dealing with people who don’t like you
No one likes to be told that they have a flaw. Becoming conscious of something we need to improve upon makes us uncomfortable and wary, but ignoring constructive criticism really is far more consequential than simply coming to terms with what we need to work on. I started a new job almost two weeks ago, … More Recognizing your flaws
“There are some things in life you simply cannot change.” This phrase, and affiliated variations, is something I remind myself of when I am feeling particularly stressed or my anxiety is getting the best of me. I am the type of person who prefers control over spontaneity. Do I perceive this trait as negative? Not … More Stubborn Acceptance
I recently viewed a trailer for a Netflix original film titled Insatiable, a film depicting the life of a teenage girl named Patty who is overweight. The trailer begins by showing Patty’s daily life and the incredulous amount of bullying and discrimination she encounters because of her weight. Apparently, she gets punched in the face, … More Here’s Why Fat Shaming In Popular Culture Needs to End
Chances are, at some point in your life, you’ve felt as though you have officially hit ‘rock bottom,’ or have felt as though things can’t get much worse than they already are. Maybe it’s your work, your relationship, your family life, or your finances. Whatever the context may be, feeling as though things can’t get … More Why Hitting Rock Bottom Is Okay