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Fashion & Style, Health & Beauty

Cheating the Fashion Industry: Size 16 Style and Shopping Advice

I'm a size 16 – the new national "average" size of a woman. What it's like to be a sexy size 16 is different for each individual woman. I'm grateful to have good health, friends, and a great career, but when it comes to my personal style, it can be a challenge. The fashion industry is… Continue reading Cheating the Fashion Industry: Size 16 Style and Shopping Advice

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Fashion & Style, Health & Beauty

Sexy Size 16: The New American Woman Claims Her Curves

In the last decade, women’s body measurements in the U.S. have drastically changed. While the “average” size was a 14 in the early 2000s, the new average American woman is now a size 16 or 18, which falls at the low-end of what retailers consider “plus-size” clothing, according to a study in the International Journal of Fashion… Continue reading Sexy Size 16: The New American Woman Claims Her Curves

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Creativity & Imagination, Journalism, Marketing, Writing Tips

Too Many Distractions are Killing Your Creativity

As a writer and a musician, I sometimes encounter dry spells of creativity that resemble writer’s block but that do not stem from a lack of ideas, rather a lack of motivation to see those ideas through. If you’ve ever started something with all the energy and passion you could hope for only to suddenly… Continue reading Too Many Distractions are Killing Your Creativity

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Arts & Entertainment, Creativity & Imagination, Health & Beauty, History

Staying Positive – ‘The Secret’ Revealed (Audiobook Review)

How many times have you heard someone tell you to “Stay Positive” even when you’re going through a total mental and emotional meltdown? You may think: “How could THEY know how I’m feeling? How am I supposed to ‘Stay Positive’ with all that’s going on?!” But in the midst of what seems like a half-hearted,… Continue reading Staying Positive – ‘The Secret’ Revealed (Audiobook Review)