The Rabbit Hole of “Clean Eating”

Social media is a part of our daily lives. From news to a connecting with friends, we find ourselves hooked on the web of instant information and gratification. We struggle with comparing ourselves to others, filtering images and content to show the good side of everything. There are so many great movements happening on social…

Mantra: My Voice is my light

This is a time for outward expression. From the full moon rising to political uproar, you are being asked by the universe to speak up.  You are courageous, strong, and capable. The ability to express yourself is what gives you power. You may share your voice through art, writing, or simply speaking. No matter what…

Seek Love Within

We look for beauty and acceptance on the outside, finding flaws in our body that leave us feeling uncomfortable in our own skin. Our culture has taught us to develop confidence in knowing others approve of us. From magazines to film, women are show how to look, eat, and behave. Our minds are influences by…

An Interview with Kaity

My Sister Kaity is a very strong, opinionated, and beautiful being. With a sharp wit and a unique perspective, Kaity lives her life on her own terms. I have seen her grow up so much since we’ve gone to college together at Columbia. Each day she is faced with a new challenge and never shies away…

The Female Body Image

A Yahoo Health survey on body image and acceptance found that, “94% of teen females have experienced body shame…and 13% of women hit a peak of body positivity between the ages 35 and 54.”. Women are experiencing higher rates of body shame than ever before; media culture is creating a shameful epidemic. Our youth is…