Why Are Selfies Vain?

I had a friend post a selfie (a picture of someone they took by themself, for those not in the know) a few months back and posted something in the caption about how it might be vain but it’s how she processes her own emotions, and it actually made me mad that she felt like she had to justify the picture. She had to call herself vain for taking and posting it before someone else did. And you know what? I wouldn’t have even considered the idea that it could be vain, had she not said that.

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5 Things to Remember at the Gym

Getting to the gym can be hard, and not just because it requires extra effort after an already exhausting day. It’s so easy to feel lost and vulnerable at the gym, especially when everyone else looks like they know what they’re doing, or like they belong in a fitness magazine. But here are my top five things to remember when you go to the gym to (hopefully) make it a bit less arduous and daunting.
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My Favorite Activewear

A friend asked me the other day for suggestions on workout gear, and it really made me start thinking about my favorites.

There are still other brands I’d like to try, but right now, I definitely feel like these are an upgrade from what I started with. I’m only including products I actually use. I have a long wishlist of stuff I want to try, but these mentioned are my tried and true.

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Body Positivity Isn’t Just for Fat Girls

The body acceptance movement has come a long way in the past few years. Between Ashley Graham gracing the cover of the SI: Swimsuit edition, to the success of Melissa McCarthy both cinematically and in the fashion world; plus size women are making serious waves in normalizing body types that aren’t typically shown in a positive light in media and the entertainment industry.

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