We’ve all had moments where we want to fit in with our friends, colleagues, or community. And sometimes that means we do or say things that aren’t completely true to who we are.
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Self-advocacy is a key factor in wellness and empowerment. But what does it actually mean and why is it so important?
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With all the social and cultural focus on what our bodies should look like, it’s easy to forget just what a biological marvel they are. Here are a few fun facts that might help you appreciate just how amazing your body is, and why it deserves love and respect no matter what its condition.
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It is tempting to defer big or important conversations with children until they get a little older, for fear that they are too young. Whether we feel they will be unable to understand the concept, or we worry that the emotional impact might be detrimental to them.
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We are all familiar with the concept of social media vs reality—bright shiny filters applied to our faces and lives to make them look glossier than they really are. But do we take things a step further?
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It’s an exhausting way to live, to be mentally at battle with some element of yourself all the time. To want to be body positive but to still have a negative guttural reaction to yourself. And it’s hardly our fault that we feel this way. We have been bombarded with messaging around body size and image since we entered the world.
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