Reflections… socially constructed ideas of ‘beauty’

I am reposting my reply from comments in my last blog post  because I think it is important and  continues this conversation… My work on body image has always been about a universal dialogue. While I may use myself as … Continue reading

The Paper Doll Project

Me, about 10 minutes  ago My hair has been short for about a year and a half now. I had it shaved for an art performance in which I was challenging media’s distortion of beauty as well as society’s perception … Continue reading

Is it just a number?

Seriously! How do you convince people (men and women) to throw away their scales? You don’t need them!!!! They only cause you misery!! It’s really liberating to not think about what I weigh. Yes I think about my health, but not in terms of numbers. In terms of how  I feel and live. Don’t stress yourself out over a number!

I love pictures like this…

exceptional-livingor this…

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Your health (and worth) is not determined by numbers on a scale. You are beautiful just the way you are!!!