Love Yourself First

I follow Dr. Joshua Wolrich on Instagram. His posts mainly center around calling out diet culture and wanting us to improve our relationship with food.The other day one of his post/captions said something along the lines of "improve your relationship with food before you try to lose weight." My initial reaction was one of, "I … Continue reading Love Yourself First

Learning to Love My Body

"Since I was 17, I've always hated my body and it feels like my body's hated me. Can somebody find me a pill to make me unafraid of me."That's the first verse of P!nk's song "Happy" from her latest album, Hurts 2B Human. I was listening to "Courage," another great song off her newest album, … Continue reading Learning to Love My Body

Self-reflection Sunday: Body Image

What makes you feel beautiful? - For me it's a number of things, not always tied to each other, but always small: when I put my hair in a messy bun but the kind that looks freaking amazing; if I love the outfit I'm wearing; when I treat my body well by eating nutritious foods; … Continue reading Self-reflection Sunday: Body Image

Body Image: Body Shaming

Body shaming, what is it? Walden Behavioral Care describes it as, "criticizing yourself or others because of some aspect of physical appearance." Body shaming can come in many forms. Common ones that come to mind include fat shaming and skinny shaming, but there are many more ways in which we shame bodies. Recently, I've seen … Continue reading Body Image: Body Shaming