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How does society affect our body image?

Have you ever had that empty feeling when you are out on the beach and you see this perky little feline of a girl just fitting into everything perfectly? 827 more words


Four lives saved, one outbreak halted, and the woman who did it.

As our feet crunched through the dried mud I couldn’t help but admire Sarah’s determination. As she pointed out a whole swath of plants that would need to be destroyed because they had caught the blight, there was only a brisk business tone. 664 more words



“You’ll understand these things when you’re older!” or in Shona “Kura uwone”. I’m sure every single one of us heard that statement like a million times from our parents and we all rolled our eyes and said a silent “whatever man”. 876 more words


“You’ve learned a new rule and it’s simple: don’t put yourself in situations you’d like to run away from.

But when you run, run back to yourself, like that bunny in Runaway Bunny runs to its mother, but you are the mother, and you’ll see that later and be very, very proud.” …

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What #BeautyIs...

Hello lovelies,

What is beauty? What do you consider to be beautiful? I’ve been thinking a lot about this idea lately, mostly because so many women and girls are subjected to a marketed ideal which for many, is unattainable. 474 more words

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Men Opening Up, Part II

“Men Opening Up Part II”
The second major reason why men may have a problem opening up is “heartbreak”. When a man has loved a woman deeply and for whatever reason that woman decides to- betray him, cheat on him or end the relationship out of the blue, that pain can cause a man to close himself off from expressing himself even more. 162 more words