Learning to love yourself

When I first joined LSRG, I wrote a blog about Dove’s Real Beauty Campaign, “Are you too critical of your body image?” Basically this campaign showed how harshly we criticize ourselves and our looks. In my blog I spoke about how we often describe ourselves in a more negative way than those around us, even […]

Are you too critical of your body image?

“I look fat today.” “Why am I so bloated all of the time?” “Without makeup I look too tired and old.” “Ugh, I wish I could wear outfits like hers, but I’m too big for them.” All of these, and more, are thoughts that women have on a daily basis. Almost all women, and even […]

WHAT IS THE STATUS ON YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION?

Isn’t it amazing that the first month of 2010 is almost at its end? Many of us may have made, and even broken New Year’s resolutions by this point. We decided that we would “eat healthier”, “go to the gym every day” or “find the love of our life”. However, just making resolutions is not […]

BODY IMAGE GOT YOU DOWN?

When you look in the mirror who do you see? Do you focus on your bright eyes, friendly smile and go about your day? Or do you spend time focusing on what you would change if you could. Maybe my nose could be smaller? I wish my face was clearer! If only I could lose […]