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The Tragedy of Body Shame in Women Over 50

by Nicole Christina, LCSW Imagine this scene: You are at the coffee shop with a few of your female friends who are talking about their current diets, whether or not they were “good” over the weekend, and their successes or failures according to their fitness apps. Or this: You are at your favorite clothes shop[…]

beauty is a state of mind

Beauty Is A State Of Mind

Dove recently did a research study that revealed ‘80% of women feel anxious about the way they look’. An incredibly high percentage! In response to this study, they conducted a social experiment which was documented in a short film, called Dove: Patches. The film follows the lives of several women during a two week period while[…]

Suzanne Braun Levine on How We See Ourselves

I really appreciated this article that appeared last week on Huff/Post50.  I think it will speak to you as it did to me: You Are More Beautiful Than You Think By Suzanne Braun Levine I’m not crazy about the current Dove campaign in which a police artist draws a portrait of a forty-ish woman from[…]