Posts Tagged: body bashing

Body Image Warrior Week – Mara Glatzel

This post comes from Mara Glatzel of Medicinal Marzipan. This amazing woman has been a champion of body image issues for years, and her inspiring posts just get better the longer she fights. Read on for Mara’s contribution to Body Image Warrior Week:

It’s like – my body is over there, spilling over into the room around it, and my head is over here, chatting with you and looking pretty. We’re two totally different pieces. Can’t you see? But, I love my body, can’t you tell? read more

Body Image Warrior Week – Elissa

This post comes from Elissa of Dress with Courage. And “courage” is one of Elissa’s dominant traits. She shares herself, her struggles, and her hard-won wisdom openly and bravely on a regular basis. I’m beyond thrilled to have found her through her amazing blog. Read on for Elissa’s contribution to Body Image Warrior Week:

What do you see when you look in the mirror? Where do you focus your attention? If you’re anything like me, your eyes zero in on the areas that you think need the most improvement, are ashamed of, or otherwise cause your distress and anxiety. read more

Body Image Warrior Week – Patti

This post comes from Patti of Not Dead Yet Style. Patti’s blog is a wealth of positivity and wisdom, and she brings a smile to my face every single day. She says, “Though pressured by society to recede gracefully, I prefer to burst out with a love of fashion and style.” And she does so with grace and originality. Read on for Patti’s contribution to Body Image Warrior Week:

We Don’t Have “Problem Areas”

Oh boy, this is a pet peeve. I hear it mostly on the home shopping channels (gulp, if I ever, um, happen to have the TV tuned to one of them while I am, errr, polishing up an article for the New York Times). The cheery host or model points to the latest tunic top (two easy payments!) and delivers the good news: it covers all those problem areas! read more