Tag: Beauty

Painting The Canvas Of My Life

A few months ago I had a rant about the distorted perception of beauty ideals that society feeds us. I thought I was over it but a couple of days ago I was filtering through Instagram and came across hundreds of photos of different women who all look exactly the same – flawless, thin, immaculately contoured faces (and necks!), fashionable clothes and…

The Inherent Beauty of Every Woman

I had a conversation with my teenage daughter recently that saddened me. As women, we are raised to believe in certain “truths” about beauty, standards that emanate from society’s warped perceptions and ideologies. This results in a collective neurosis of body shaming women.  Our minds becoming servants to our bodies and not vice versa. I adopted this mentality too. And…