Beautiful Soul – Lets Take A Stand

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You, my friend, are a beautiful soul. You need approval from no one. You can be confident, strong, and beautiful without someone telling you. Why is it that most of us feel we need someone to tell us this to actually feel this way?

The truth is we do not. We are all so different, so what really defines beauty? We are all different shapes and sizes. We all have different minds and personalities, so how is it that we base our beauty solely on our looks. Things really need to change around the world for our children’s sake. Lets take a stand! Continue reading

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My Biggest Struggle – Myself

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As a women (not sure if men struggle with this as well) I know that each and everyday my body image is a struggle. Not because I care what anyone else thinks of me because I certainly don’t. It is because of how I feel and what In my mind I think I see. Now it took me a long, and I mean long, time to realize that it was all in my head. I had to learn to love my body and yet to this day I still struggle with my body image on occasion. Let me take you on a little journey and share with you how I learned to love my body no matter what and how you can too!

It all started in middle school! I struggled with anorexia and bulimia. I look back now and think what the h#!* was I thinking, but then – it made sense!  I wanted to fit in, I wanted to be thin, and I thought this is how I can do it and still enjoy food. It all made so much sense until one day I confided in a friend and she too started throwing up things she ate. I felt responsible and stopped immediately and just went on with the struggle. I realized that it was probably the worst way to reach my goal of being thin and beautiful.  Continue reading