Below are stories of women who choose to embrace, discover and discuss their own kind of beauty. These women define beauty by not just doing something that is expected because they are women, but for the betterment of themselves and the culture of women. Let’s all look at beauty in a new light today.
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“To the people who love you, you are beautiful already.
This is not because they’re blind to your shortcomings but because they so clearly see your soul.
Your shortcomings then dim by comparison.
The people who care about you are willing to let you be imperfect and beautiful, too.”
Victoria Moran, Lit From Within: [...]
Have you ever been given ginger ale for an upset stomach? Well, there is actual science behind that. Ginger has been known to treat nausea, stomach issues, and vomiting from motion sickness. While the majority of ginger ales in the grocery store don’t benefit the body, making your own ginger ale or, my favorite, drinking [...]
Below is the second half- with 5 ways to attain good skin from the outside in. Skin care should [...]
I have seen many people turn to expensive creams, crazy face masks, and harsh treatments to attain their ideal skin. What is often ignored are the simple ways that naturally heal and make the skin its best. The main reasons skin issues, such as acne, arise are because of:
diet hormones medications irritations from the [...]
You can do anything for a week right? If you really want to eat healthier and better for your body try living a week without these two foods.
#1 Avoid Dairy:
Dairy is a very, very popular food item. It is in everything! Yogurt, cookies, pizza, milk, cheese and it is hidden [...]
Last weekend I retreated for 3 days at Breitenbush Hot Springs. When I say retreated, I mean completely let go and relaxed. Within this time I did a yoga and meditation workshop, celebrated my new found veganism (if you are interested ask me) by eating plant-based buffets every breakfast, lunch and dinner, wore [...]
On April 24th I declared that I would become a yogi and practice yoga everyday for 9 weeks straight. 36 days later and I am still going strong, although I did make one change. I decided to abandon my profile on the Under Armour’s What’s Beautiful Challenge, which originally started my [...]
I have been practicing yoga on and off for about 6 years now. I am far from being any type of expert or head stand guru, but I do love it. It has encouraged me to challenge myself and more recently to set a goal to practice yoga for 9 weeks straight (which
yo·gi/ˈyōgē/: A person who is proficient in yoga.
Today I signed up for Under Armour’s What’s Beautiful competition and I decided that I will become a yogi. I am making my profile and declaring that I am a part of it on Samvid, so there is no backing out now.
Becoming a yogi has [...]