Category Archives for Rising Above

Remembering Tony Soprano (Just the Way He Was)

His complexity made him real. And his eyes…what were we saying again?Because we ask the world to stop judging us solely on appearance and remind ourselves that we must celebrate ourselves as we are,

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How to Wildly Succeed in Your Life’s Work

Tama Kieves was a Harvard-trained corporate lawyer doing what Harvard-trained corporate lawyers are “supposed” to do, when she realized her soul wanted to write books and poetry and help people find

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…Sincerely, 30something & Premenopausal in Maine

This is what happened when I ran out of my hormone supplement. The eczema flare began fading as soon as I started up again.This is one of those times where I really have no fucking clue how to begin. So

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Knots

In a recent email exchange with a certain family member about mental health (ok, my mental health), it didn’t take long before finding myself in familiar and somewhat frustrating territory.With

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The Body Image Alternative World

I choose a photo shop free reality.I am always happy to see women angry enough to vent their frustration out at the media portrayals of women both on the journalism side and the advertising side of things.

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Butterflies, Strength, and Onion-flavored Dreams

I’ve seen my name published in the bylines of the hundreds of newspaper articles I wrote before giving up the Dream That Was Supposed to Pay the Bills. That was the plan, you know. The paycheck was supposed

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Strong like Butterfly: Launching the Ebook!

Are you ready to be inspired? Let’s launch this thing…On Monday, January 14, Girl Body Pride celebrates the launch of the Strong Like Butterfly ebook!Strong Like Butterfly brings

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