Tag Archives: self- loathing

Thoughts on Being A “Pretty Fat Girl”

I just discovered a great blog, Own Your Beauty on BlogHer.  The piece below is by mmarzipan, please check out her blog Medicinal Marzipan.  What I love about this piece is how she really shows us that seeing ourselves as … Continue reading

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Facts on How Young People are Seeing Their Bodies

Here are some interesting facts to help us see the vastness of the problem that we have with body image, please browse through other posts on this blog to see what suggested solutions are and to be inspired by what … Continue reading

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Faces of Beauty: Celebrate The Unique Beauty In All Of Us

I just discovered the blog Faces of Beauty and absolutely love it!  Please take a look at what she is doing; I’ve pulled a few pieces from her blog and posted them below.  I am so inspired by this because … Continue reading

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The Ugly Side of Beauty Makeover Reality Shows

I was driving my car the other day and listening to a local public talk radio station.  On the show, Snap Judgment, Rebecca Hertz was sharing her experience of working on a reality TV show in which the women went … Continue reading

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Perfection

This this piece was originally posted by the author Dan Pearce on his blog: Single Dad Laughing.  I wanted to include it as part of our blog because for many of us beauty is Perfection and we need to recognize … Continue reading

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Loving Myself One Day at a Time (Day 27)

This beautifully honest piece is by Kirsten Medica, please visit her site: Live. Love. Learn. Breathe. When I was twenty-years, my mom wisely instructed me, “You cannot expect someone to love you until you love yourself.” Like any naïve girl … Continue reading

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Ending Fat Talk (Day 22)

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How To Love Yourself In 17 Ways (Day 17)

This piece is by Evelyn Lim, check out her blog at Abundance Tapestry. I have compiled a list on “how to love yourself” for readers who are facing difficulty knowing what to do in boosting their own self esteem. When … Continue reading

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Ending Negative Self Talk (Day 8)

This piece is by Mara, of Medicinal Marzipan.  Her fabulous website includes a seven week homework assignment called “Body Homework” and a list of “Body Image Warriors“. There are two major reasons for engaging in negative self talk. Both are … Continue reading

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An Argument for Self Love (Day 2)

This piece is by Sally McGraw, you can follow her at Already Pretty. So many women default to self-loathing. Or, at the very least, self-neutrality. Pride is a sin, after all, and it’s more socially acceptable to trash-talk your own … Continue reading

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