Body Positivity

All Fat People Deserve To Be Heard

Recently, I read a status on a popular fat positive account that was making two points. The first was that people of color deserve to have a louder voice in the body positivity community. I agree with that. If your body positivity (and feminism) isn’t intersectional, it’s not worth it/working, and too often in body […]

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Mirror Work 101

Mirror work is something I learned from Louise Hay, and simply put it’s the act of engaging in positive self-talk, out loud, while looking at yourself in the mirror. More specifically, the positive self-talk takes the form of positive affirmations, and your best results come from making eye contact. It can be very uncomfortable at […]

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No Pants Subway Ride DC 2019

If you’re new around here, I’m happy to introduce you to one of my favorite annual traditions: the No Pants Subway Ride! It started way back in 2002 in New York, when Improv Everywhere was just beginning. Now that group is a straight up movement, and the event has taken the world be storm! It’s […]

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RIP Diet Culture

RIP Body Shaming Let’s let judgments about physical bodies die. The judgments we have about whether someone appears healthy, acts healthy, or meets our standards. Other people’s health is not our business. It is never appropriate to comment on someone’s physical appearance, especially in a judgmental way. And with this death, let us release judgment […]

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