I know I'm guilty of it, my 13 year old is guilty of it, heck I know my mother is guilty of it, we can't help it. This is something that we HAVE to work on, the TV isn't going to disappear, we can't avoid all of the glossy magazines
Fully prepare for the worst to happen; expect to mess up all your lines, be completely embarrassed, and have awkward conversations - be comfortable with the feeling of being uncomfortable.
Deciding to believe I am beautiful, and maxing out my student overdraft on clothes in order to fulfill this perception of myself, was an act of vanity, but I am tired of being ashamed of it. Being born with all the inevitable baggage that comes with being a girl is not a crime.
For those suffering from depression and anxiety, it can be difficult to put your feelings into words. That's why one photographer
And so the case remains that while one half of the world starves the other gladly packs on the pounds. The corpulent noble comes to mind, englutting a dining table laid out by servants a third his weight.
Four months ago I met a JLo woman. She's a ten. Oh, is she a ten. I've seen her in her pyjamas and no makeup. She's still a ten. She's my boyfriend's new love.
Short people "got no reason to live" sang Randy Newman - and new research suggests being vertically challenged really can
In the last year, there has been a growing hubbub around the acceptable standards of how body image is discussed and presented
You always hear about being "strong, independent women". How we should strive to be one. I know I do. Gosh, Beyoncé even wrote a song about it. But is it wishful thinking? Can we really be strong, independent women? Or are we already, and have merely been convinced that we are not?
Whilst I may be in an open relationship, I am not some enlightened being immune from jealousy. I am not above jealousy. Because I, like the rest of the planet, used jealousy to get what I wanted and needed as a child. Jealousy is a highly successful tactic the mind has for seeking security outside ourselves.