Saturday, October 31, 2020

Health

VMA AWARDS BEING IN PERSON DESPITE COVID-19 CONCERNS

IT WILL BE A NICE DISTRACTION FROM SOCIETY'S NEW NORMAL. As the world continues to adapt to the necessary changes caused by this year’s coronavirus pandemic, live events have taken a particularly hard hit. Music festivals, concerts, and film releases have mostly gone virtual. However, one major exception is this...

CONCERTS AFTER CORONA: WHAT EXACTLY DO THEY LOOK LIKE?

“WHAT WILL OUR CONCERTS LOOK LIKE IN THE COMING WEEKS, MONTHS AND YEARS?” Picture this: it’s January of 2020 and you have just received tickets to see Harry Styles as a holiday gift. You spend the next few weeks planning outfits, religiously listening to Fine Line, imagining what it’s...

POSITIVE AFFIRMATIONS

5 QUICK THINGS TO DO EVERYDAY  I love me.  Few of us are comfortable with uttering this or any affirmation like it to ourselves. We barely ever affirm ourselves for the simple act of affirmation and expressing our love to our bodies, minds, and souls. In fact, even writing that first...

HOMESTYLE SCHOOLING DURING COVID-19

TIPS FOR SINGLE PARENTS Let me start by saying I am over CORONA! I know that is how a number of you are feeling right now. As we are ending and beginning the school year with COVID-19. My son is ten years old and since his district is a year-round...

THE NEW NORMAL

COVID'S ALTERATION ON EVERYDAY LIFE ACTIVITIES With the COVID-19 pandemic, people find themselves changing their lifestyles to maintain a healthy physical state while continuing their previous way of living. So many aspects of everyday life have changed for people across the world, such as basic social interactions, interactions with public...

FREEDOM OF FEATURES

CELEBRATING BODY POSITIVITY REGARDLESS OF GENDER Both men and women are held to unrealistic standards when it comes to their bodies. Everyone’s body is different, and it isn’t fair or reasonable to expect everyone to conform to the same model image.  The problem with women’s standards of how their bodies should...

MENTAL HEALTH DURING QUARANTINE

TIPS TO KEEP YOUR MENTAL HEALTH IN CHECK Quarantine hasn’t been the easiest thing to adjust to lately. Being stuck inside in order to keep yourself and others safe comes with a few setbacks. One of those is the deterioration of one’s mental health. It’s not healthy to be cooped...

WHY ARE THE WOMEN OF COLOR LEFT OUT

Body Positivity Series III So now we’ve talked about it; we’ve learned about eating disorders. We’re open to discussion about all different types of disorders, and what we can do to help. We’ve included plus size models in the magazines and websites of our favorite brands. There is still something...

SILENCING BLACK MENTAL HEALTH

NOT THIS TIME AROUND With the recent events of police brutality in America, all while a global pandemic is ongoing, America finds itself in an emotional state, one where the Black community specifically may feel distressed. Social media serves as a place where activists can voice their opinions and share...

ATYPICAL EATING DISORDERS

BODY POSITIVITY SERIES II When people hear the word eating disorders, the most common ones that come to mind are anorexia and bulimia. This is due to the fact that they are the most openly discussed amongst individuals, but also because the effects of anorexia and bulimia are so noticeable....