Monthly Archives: October 2017

What Are You Waiting For?

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A girlfriend of mine has been unhappy with her body for … well, for as long as I’ve known her. She is one of the most naturally beautiful women I’ve ever known, and her generous, open, loving personality just serves to amplify the startling physical beauty that shines out from her silky hair, and ladylike hands, and creamy skin, and perfect-pout lips, and dive-into-me eyes.

But she battles her body, and loses.

Constantly.

She adjusts her food intake, and then adjusts it some more. She tries meal schedules and diets and avoidance of certain foods. She counts calories. She exercises twice as much as me and twice as hard. She varies her workout routine, and monitors her heart rate to optimize her efforts. READ MORE

Originally posted 2008-10-23 06:15:00.

Defining Your Body

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The world expects you to define your body in certain terms. Waist size, bust size, height, weight. These measurements should figure into your holistic view of your physical self, but they needn’t be the only factors. And spending some time in front of the mirror looking at and learning about your shape can completely transform how you conceptualize your body.

Why is it important to become familiar with your personal physical terrain? Well, how can you love something that you don’t understand? Seeing yourself is key to accepting yourself, and accepting yourself is a huge first step toward loving yourself. READ MORE

Originally posted 2010-09-08 05:24:00.

Lovely Links: 10/27/17

Weekly Kitty:

Harriet McGraw, Bag and Box Inspector, on the job.

What impact does it have on designers mental health to create a whole new body of work every six months, but also make it commercially viable and is there a new way to work? i-D magazine explores this question.

Courtney is all fall in her plaid dress and letterman’s jacket.

I’m compiling my Amazon faves – including some sustainable clothes, my trusted hair care products, covetable bags, and accessories – on this page. Slowly but surely … READ MORE

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