Womens Self Esteem

11 Things You Need to Stop Apologising for, Right This Second

Leyah Shanks | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Leyah Shanks

We've been subliminally taught to hate so many things about ourselves it's sickening. Unless we fit into a very narrow mould of what we're "supposed" to look like, we feel this unrelenting need to apologise for it. Why? What would happen if we gave it all a defiant middle finger and stopped buying into these constructed norms of what's beautiful?

Black Beauty

Wendy Wason | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Wendy Wason

I stumbled on a study by The Washington Post and The Kaiser Family Foundation about black woman and body image and it makes for interesting reading. While 41% of average-sized white woman report having high self-esteem, 66% of black women who are considered obese say they have high self-esteem.