According to Linda Bacon, PhD — a nutrition professor, researcher and author of the book Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth about Your Weight — we need to shift the way we think about health.
“She is undeniably a funny lady, and her humor translates beautifully — even more powerfully, I’d argue — to the page. Her jokes have more time to build, her punchlines land harder. She’s created an entirely hilarious read that will delight her current fans by giving them a pitcher-sized serving of her normally shot-sized jokesContinue reading
I had the pleasure of interviewing David Oyelowo for SheKnows. He spoke about his responsibility as a role model and representative: “I don’t have the luxury of willy-nilly doing whatever I feel I want to do in the heat of the moment. I know that what I do has ramifications… political, social, cultural, for myContinue reading
#6. Your skin will peel Everyone will want to know if the flakes are colored. They are. Don’t pick them. Read more: 13 Things I learned from getting my first tattoo
A few years before I moved out of my mother’s house, hummingbirds started nesting in the roof. One, above the front door. Another in the backyard just above the kitchen window. I don’t have a single memory of what they looked like. I didn’t stop to really look. But my mother loved them, and sheContinue reading
Some of you might think getting rid of a book is blasphemy. But for those of you who are regular bookshelf purgers, whether it’s to make room for new reads or to get money from trade-in credit, here are the books you might want to be a little sentimental about. 7 Types of books youContinue reading
I interviewed marijuana advocate Cheri Sicard for SheKnows. “I want women to feel more comfortable with it,” Sicard told SheKnows. “We can use marijuana and be happy and successful and have your life thrive.” Women and weed: Why women are the future of marijuana legalization
I wrote this: “I picked my therapist because she identified as feminist. She had experience dealing with anxiety. She was less than a 20-minute drive from my house. It took a week of waiting after that to finally get to see her.” Read more
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell I rushed to the library to pick up this book after reading How Finding A Fat YA Heroine Changed My Life on BuzzFeed. Here’s the thing: I’m not fat. But I’m not thin. I am short and I have a lot of boobs and a lot of hips, andContinue reading
I started something new. Check out Mediocre Ryan Gosling, a meme Tumblr where we’re bringing fantasy men back down to earth.