Category: Self Acceptance

Triggers of Self Acceptance: J. Cole’s “Crooked Smiles”

The first time I heard the song “Crooked Smile” by J. Cole I did not really listen to the words. We sometimes get caught up in the beats so much…

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Baring It All: The Body Issue

You know that feeling when you buy a pair of jeans that fits your curves just perfectly and hugs your thighs in all the right places? You put them on…

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What If: Are You Blocking the Road to a Fearless, Flirty You?

What if we really are our biggest roadblock to our dreams? That the boundary between what we yearn for and where we are is our resistance to let go of…

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Live Your Life With Purpose

“I Sing/Act/Write Because I Must.”~Jill Scott What is that thing in your life that you “must” do? In other words, what is your purpose? Any one that knows me knows…

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The L.O.V.E. Campaign

There's a lot of me to LOVE and recently I was asked to participate in a campaign to help women, especially young girls with body image. Positive body image that…

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7 Quick and Simple Self-Esteem Boosters

Growing up I continuously struggled with my weight, self-image and self-esteem. At the time I couldn’t articulate what I was craving so I used food to feel the void, when…

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The Real Hunger Games With Jennifer Lawrence

Look like one actress is fighting back the typical Hollywood expectations and is moving forward with her curves! 22 year old actress of the hit 2012 film The Hunger Games,…

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Greater Than Image

Is image really everything? I think not. In fact, I know that it is not. I have discovered that there is more power in something that cannot be seen and…

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Packaging of Self: Paper, Plastic, or Gucci®

First impressions are everything; very rarely do you get the chance to make a second impression.  This is why it is very important to have a ‘picture perfect’ presentation before…

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More Than a Body: A New Mindset for Your Shaper Shopping

I’ve been busy getting ready for my daughter, Cara’s Sweet 16 on May 19. After church on Sunday afternoon, we planned to go shopping for decorations and then hit the…

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A Curvy Girl’s DIY Guide to Lovin’ the Skin you’re in: Part 2 – How to Tame Your Inner Critic and Become your Own Best Friend

Have you ever wondered why you’re often so down on yourself, feeling fat and ugly and eating out of control? What You Say to Yourself Matters In Part 1 of…

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Healing the Spirit through Forgiveness

Healing the Spirit through Forgiveness There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.  ~Josh Billings Without forgiveness life is governed by... an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation.  ~Roberto Assagioli…

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Get the Fat our of Your Head

A Curvy Girl’s DIY Guide to Lovin’ the Skin You’re In – Part 1: Get the Fat Out of Your Head!

Are you struggling with a fat and ugly self image? Always putting yourself down, hating your body? Feel like a failure because you can’t stop eating? It’s not the fat…

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Self Acceptance: The Real Secret to Creating Curvy Confidence

With the promise of a New Year shining brightly ahead of us, what resolutions will you make for yourself in 2011? Going on a diet? Losing Weight? Getting down to…

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Embracing the Non-Standard

Picture this. It’s the 1930s. The buxom and voluptuous women of the time are more an underground indulgence. Seen at cabarets and nightclubs, they are women of the night, with…

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