4 ‘Flaws’ Society Says I Have

4 ‘Flaws’ Society Says I Have

The definition of flaw goes like this: “a fault or weakness, especially one that happens while something is being planned or made and that makes it not perfect.” I hate the word ‘perfect.’ I hear all the time how ‘nothing is perfect,’ we live in a world of imperfection but when something fails to be perfect, it’s considered a flaw? Who or what even determines what is perfect? I don’t see a flaw as ‘a fault or weakness.’ I see my flaws as battle wounds and things that make me stronger. Things that make anyone stronger. If someone doesn’t like or appreciate my ‘flaws’ or has something to say about them then that is their loss because they make me who I am.

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Dear Personal Trainers/Coaches

Dear Personal Trainers/Coaches

Dear Personal Trainers/Coaches:

I know you probably don’t have the intention of being cruel or rude when you say certain things but unfortunately they come across this way. I’m not at the gym to get a ‘summer body’ or ‘lose weight’ or ‘tone.’ I am at the gym to live a healthier lifestyle and get energy and frustrations out. I love my body the way it is now and don’t need or want a ‘summer body.’ In fact what does ‘summer body’ even mean? The body I have right now is a ‘summer body’ or ‘bikini body.’ You want to know how I know? Because if I were to put a bikini or bathing suit on right now, I would have a ‘bikini body.’ You do not know my body or what I do day-to-day nor know why I go to the gym so how about you tell me what exercises to do and I will do them to the best of my ability.

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My Battle with Confidence

My Battle with Confidence

Just the word ‘bathing suit’ used to freak me out. I used to associate that word with fear and anxiety. Now, though, I associate bathing suits with warmth and hanging with friends and FUN! What?! Fun?! Yes, ladies fun. The feeling of the warm sun on my bare (pale lol) skin gets me excited to put on a swimsuit. Believe me, I did not used to be this so forth-coming with wearing practically no clothes. It literally just comes with time and comes from within.

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How to Look Confident in Photos

How to Look Confident in Photos

I hear so many times from my friends and other women that they hate taking pictures because they feel awkward or just critique themselves or whatever the problem may be. I HATE HEARING THIS! Women listen up- your are all boss ass babes who slay anything and everything and look FAN-FLIPPING-TASTIC! Pictures last forever so take as many of them as possible and savor them!! So today I’m going to share my top five tips I use for my own pictures and not to toot my own horn but I take a lot of them so you should probably listen to me haha!

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Body Shaming Spoken Word Poem

Body Shaming Spoken Word Poem

I recently had to write a spoken word poem for my creative writing class about a topic that I am really passionate about and I chose to write about body shaming. My class enjoyed it and gave such good feedback that I decided to share it with my followers, whom I think will relate to it even more and appreciate it. So, here goes nothing…

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