be yourself, be beautiful… be a rebel (like my friend Beth)

Author and blogger, Beth Teliho, on coming through the other end of body image issues and learning to love and accept herself.

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comparison is the thief of joy

I know, I know… but how can you get smacked in the face with so much booty-liciousness and NOT compare it to your woefully inadequate butt??? JLo tweeted this photo out last week and I’ve been crying ever since, promoting her upcoming album release, Booty. But she did more than just share a picture of her…

the truth about beauty

Because I am still in denial about being sick, I keep attempting to run. And then, like clockwork, my clearly-still-too-sick-body delivers a perfectly placed bitch-slap square across my face, announcing I’m a dumb-ass. In the days that follow said bitch-slap, I retreat, with my tail between my legs, to lower impact forms of exercise. One resource I’ve been using…

norma jean’s words

“I used to say to myself, ‘What the devil do you have to be proud about, Marilyn Monroe?’ And I’d answer, ‘Everything, everything’.”   “We should all start to live before we get too old. Fear is stupid. So are regrets.” “She was a girl who knew how to be happy, even when she was sad.…

when is enough enough?

Regular readers of this blog know that I am just slightly obsessed with all things pop culture, and that I get my daily fix of Hollywood smut via Lainey Gossip. Earlier this week, Lainey wrote about Melissa McCarthy weighing in on the issue of weight and perspective in an article with MORE Magazine. Lainey’s post is…