Blog Posts - Body Image



We Asked Strippers and Sex Workers How to Feel Good Naked

By Jesse Donaldson, All of us have something about our bodies we don’t like. Maybe you grew up […]...
by Euforia - Let's Talk About Sex on Aug 23, 2016

Tell Them The Truth

“Their words told you that you weren’t enough and needed to change. Every step of the way, they took every opportunity to remind you of something that you are acutely aware of: you’ll never be enough for them. When they ran out of things to...
by New Crunchy Mom on Aug 9, 2016

Beautiful eyes

Tap.His Typing Finger was a blur.Tap.Two, three, even four, letters per minute were hitting the keypad.Tap…Wait…Backspace.Tap.Writing at this speed cannot possibly be safe. No human can transfer words from their head to their finger at this pace...
by Glen's Life on Aug 1, 2016

My Profile Picture is Photoshopped

Make no mistake, this is not a Lightroom or Photoshop tutorial, this is an apology. I photoshopped my profile picture so you wouldn’t see my imperfections. After close to a year and vulnerablly discussing imperfections, I tried to hide mine fro...
by New Crunchy Mom on Jul 14, 2016

Is Princess Culture Harming Little Girls?

I know about the pervasiveness of Princess Culture. My daughter loves nothing more than dressing up in sparkly pink princess dresses. She loves stories about princesses. She loves movies about princesses. Above all, she loves Disney princesses. The P...
by Brain Sponge on Jun 23, 2016

Best solutions for thigh rub under summer skirts, shorts, & swimsuits

Perhaps strangely for being a parenting blog, one of my most enduring and popular posts is the one I wrote bemoaning "chub rub" or inner thigh chafing in skirts. Apparently we are not alone, sisters (and/or brethren), in having our thighs touch!If yo...
by Hobo Mama on Jun 10, 2016

7 Tips: How to Talk to Your Daughter about Weight

Here are some thoughts. You can take what you want from this. You should know that I have ZERO daughters. That I am not a parenting expert. All I am is a daughter of someone. A Mom. A keen observer of human behaviour, because human behaviour is fasci...
by First Time Dad on May 17, 2016

Have You Heard About The 4th Trimester?

Whoever decided to chop a pregnancy into thirds was slightly short sighted in my opinion. Granted I understand the obvious logic around the three trimesters, but by association I guess it’s easy to fall into the trap of assuming a lot of the proble...
by First Time Dad on Apr 29, 2016

My Scars Became His

If you have taken dagger to your flesh in yearning for release, I want you to know that there is an other side to this. It doesn’t end with this and it doesn’t continue in it. God has healing for you. Maybe you’ve cried out to Him for it but di...
by New Crunchy Mom on Apr 10, 2016

Advanced Beauty: Strawberrry Laser LIpo shrinks an inch of belly fat at lunch

Think of this as Spanx that’s a part of you. Strawberry Laser Lipo treatment is a non-invasive inch-loss and body contouring treatment that shrinks stubborn fat cells. The treatment is fast and mindless as you lay down with space-age looking p...
by FocusOnStyle.com on Apr 8, 2016

Guest Post for thepublicblogger – The Roots of Anorexia

Hi there! I would like to share with you my contribution to thepublicblogger.com’s Mental Health Week! I wrote about how my anorexia began, and it might not be how you think… “My best friend might tell you when she began to suspect...
by New Crunchy Mom on Apr 5, 2016

Top Tips to Improve Body Confidence

[Image Source]It is important to feel confident in ourselves. It provides us with acceptance and security. Lack of confidence can be extremely damaging. It affects many aspects of our lives including our relationships with others. Where problems with...
by Glossicious on Mar 5, 2016

Exercise doesn't exist: An argument for natural movement

I've been thinking about this for a while and have come to the inescapable conclusion that there is no such thing as exercise. The very concept is a modern invention, born of people gradually and very recently, anthropologically speaking, becoming ri...
by Hobo Mama on Feb 19, 2016

Loosing Your Personal Style Identity…

I’ve had a bit of a weird day today visiting London Edge I’ll try and blog about it at a later date, but right now I want to have a bit of a ramble. I finally got to meet Perelandra of Pamper and Curves today and she’s inspired my to write thi...
by Jayne's Kitschen on Feb 9, 2016

Modesty: 7 Things I Want My Son to Know

Hi there! A short while ago, I wrote a post for Bubba (my son) called Purity Culture: 5 Things I Want My Son to Know. This post touched on my own experience with purity rings and purity culture after being raised in a community with legalistic tenden...
by New Crunchy Mom on Jan 16, 2016

“My Body is My Brain Bag”

Hey lovelies, This week on Tantrachick we have been discussing body image issues and a variety of related topics. With this in mind, I thought the following attack on actress Carrie Fisher was perfectly on topic. While we were talking about this impo...
by Tantrachick on Dec 29, 2015

Bikini Body v Bikini Mind

At 43 years old I’m wearing a bikini for the first time in 15 years! Let me just say that again – I’m wearing a bikini in public! It’s summer here in Australia and that means one thing – swimwear season! This year I.
by mummy2mum on Dec 28, 2015

My Body: With Joy

This is actually a tough subject for me to talk about. I actually had no idea how I felt about my body until I contemplated writing this post. I wish I could say that I love every inch of my body from the bottom to the top (can you tell which song my...
by Tantrachick on Dec 28, 2015

A tale of two kitties: Our bodies are what they are

I really, really had to convince myself not to make the title any worse of a pun by spelling it "tail." You're welcome.I want to talk with you today about my cats — one fat, one skinny — and what that means. I think it's illustrative of what body...
by Hobo Mama on Dec 7, 2015

A tale of two kitties

I really, really had to convince myself not to make the title any worse of a pun by spelling it "tail." You're welcome.I want to talk with you today about my cats — one fat, one skinny — and what that means. I think it's illustrative of what body...
by Hobo Mama on Dec 7, 2015


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