Body Positivity – Destroying Perfection and Striving to be Enough

Without knowing it I think I began to dip my toe into body positivity in high school.  Though I was painfully insecure about myself and my own body following years of bullying in Catholic grammar school, I was always encouraging of others.  One girl I was friends with was squeezing herself into size 8 jeans …

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Going for the Goal(s)

Goals.  Everyone needs them.  They empower us, motivate us, and help us to improve as individuals.  Long term, short term, a daily to do list, every notch on those mental or paper logs is a wish to better ourselves in some way.  Goals seem so cut and dry.  You set one and either succeed or …

A Little Perspective, A Lot Re-Energized

Self-awareness can be a great thing.  If you’re aware of your behaviors, shortcomings, moods, it can do wonders for your ability to manage yourself, interpersonal relationships, and navigate life in general.  But no matter how well we may know ourselves, there’s nothing like an outside perspective to shine a light through our dustiest windows, exposing …