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#ThisGirlCan video is my favorite thing today

I hope you feel beautiful in all your jiggly splendor, my friends! //

Health

Sit all day? 5 Tips for back health

Much like many people in this more technologically advanced world of working at computers, I sit all day. The research on the harmful, sometimes  deadly, effects of sitting for long periods of time is overwhelming. "Sitting 6+ hours a day makes you up to 40% likelier to die within 15 years than someone who sits… Continue reading Sit all day? 5 Tips for back health

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The beauty and taboo of self-love

A friend sent me a link to a post, which I can't find again now but will try to link to later, with an idea for giving friends the gift of self-love. Because I haven't given all of my girlfriends the gift yet and I can't find the link to give credit to the person… Continue reading The beauty and taboo of self-love

Live

10 awesome things to do on a date with yourself

One of my favorite Sex and the City episodes is the one when Carrie decides she’s dating New York City or, truth be told, dating herself. She does fabulous NYC-type things in her designer duds and it all looks amazing. In one scene, she gets caught in the rain and is offered sheltered under a… Continue reading 10 awesome things to do on a date with yourself

Pretty on the Outside

Love letter to my body

I sat in the semi-crowded train a few days ago, oblivious to the people around me, trying to send a text before we went underground. Text message sent, still above ground, I  looked up and realized that people were staring in my direction. I looked down, and I saw my cleavage. Feeling a bit of discomfort… Continue reading Love letter to my body

Pretty on the Outside

WE are all more beautiful than we think, you better ask somebody [video]

I rarely wear my hair in its natural partly curly, partly wavy, state. I can never rely on how it will turn out. I don't have the beautiful kind of curls and waves that my sisters have, but I know that when it's straight, I have other people envy. But this morning, after a night… Continue reading WE are all more beautiful than we think, you better ask somebody