Is body positivity promoting obesity?

Body positivity is a movement meant to empower women and men of all shapes and sizes to embrace the body they are currently living in. It should come as no surprise that I am a strong supporter of body positive advocates on social media. I wasn’t however surprised when someone asked me whether I thought…

Skinny: An Ode to Self-Love

When I was a little girl, people would ask me what I wanted to be when I grew up and I would reply with skinny.

The Art of Striving for Nothing

Požuri. Translation: Hurry up. Actual Translation: for the love of God, Elena, if I have to watch you tie your shoes for the next 10 minutes you’re going barefoot.