{normalizing bodies} double chins

A woman in one of the plus-size groups on Facebook made a really good point the other day: We rarely see women with double chins represented in images. Many, many women have double chins. It’s a completely normal thing. But … Continued

{body positive image quotes} cleanse yourself of relationships that no longer serve you

“An important aspect of self-care is where we protect ourselves from toxic circumstances. No matter if they are people, places or things. Now take a good long hard look at your current relationships. Decide if they are with you for … Continued

{body positive image quotes} she’s beautiful, and I am also beautiful

“Learning to say ‘She’s beautiful and I am also beautiful’ is really important. So many times we just compare and contrast ourselves against other people but it doesn’t need to be like that.” » becomingwonder-woman

{body positive image quotes} we are unrepeatable beings

“It’s never been true, not anywhere at any time, that the value of a soul, of a human spirit, is dependent on a number on a scale. We are unrepeatable beings of light and space and water who need these … Continued

{body positive image quotes} the idea that thin equals a happy life is a scam

“The idea that thin equals a happier, better life is a scam — literally. It’s an advertising ploy that convinces you to hand over your hard-earned dollars to the diet industry — an industry that sells lies and fail 95% … Continued

That time I wore a fatkini — and less — on a nude beach

Back in March, the Viking and I flew out to Hawaii’s Big Island for nine days of sunshine, rest and relaxation. Me being me, that didn’t exactly happen. I’m bad at relaxing. So we spent the entire time clambering around … Continued

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