The reason that I am strongly body positive is that I want to feel good about myself as I make lifestyle changes that support my overall health. I have always had a higher BMI. “Skinny” is not in my genes, but “healthy” can be in my habits and my choices.
“Many sensitive people are loving warriors. We love, observe and care deeply. That doesn’t mean we’re going to take callous or abusive treatment or spend hours crying about it. Secondly, we’re not all drama queens. We’re not all acting out our own versions of ‘The Princess and the Pea’. Not all sensitive people are prissy.Continue reading
Shopping while plus-sized? Feel frustrated in a fitting room? I feel ya. Limited choices often limit plus-size women from wearing clothing they really love. With my busy life, it’s not unusual for me to attend several events in a week, in addition to meetings. I am constantly shopping and trying on clothes. As a plusContinue reading “Shopping While Plus-Sized”
Note: These Botero-inspired, body positive fashion images are NSFW. They are also not safe for preserving outmoded paradigms of what a woman’s body should be. We are born naked and when we die, our bodies are stripped, examined and prepared for burial. Between birth and death, we are contextualized and classified by fashion. It isContinue reading “Born Naked, Annihilated by Fashion…til now”
It’s Getting Organized Month. Already feel behind? It’s already been an eventful 2020, and we’re just barely a week in. We invest a lot of hope and enthusiasm for the new year. It can seem daunting to have so many goals and aspirations and need to keep track and plan them. I know one ofContinue reading “Getting Organized Month”
2020 is ruled by the planet Mercury. What’s that mean!? It’s time to communicate, be aware of fraud, and more. Listen up as we go through the major Mercury retrogrades of the year and how they could affect you. https://anchor.fm/starpower/episodes/2020-A-Mercurial-Year-e9u9pv/a-a18ht6o
This reading combines the wisdom of the tarot with the astrological house most affected by the eclipse on December 26, 2019. Listen in to your sun, moon and rising signs to get the most complete picture of what the next six months have in store for you.
I am so excited by this year’s gift guide. We often talk about “surviving” the holidays, and I took that to heart in this year’s guide. Too often, the holidays induce stress, worry and exhaustion–and it doesn’t have to be that way. This year’s unique guide features: Stocking Stuffers–Affordable, upscale stocking stuffers for adults andContinue reading “The Holiday Gift Guide is Out!”
When I was in 3rd grade, I broke my left arm. I fell off a swing backwards on the playground and snapped my left ulna. The bone was set properly. It seemed to heal quickly. Flash forward a few decades, it’s giving me trouble when I do Wheel Pose during yoga. I’ve had an on-again,Continue reading “The Old Injury. The New Perspective.”