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
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
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)
In honor of World Mental Health Day, take a few minutes to reward yourself with some self-reflection today. How do you feel? How do you WANT to feel? And what steps can you take now that will promote your happiness? Keep reading to learn some ways to slay your demons, reclaim your self-identity, and reconnect… Continue reading What’s Holding You Back? It’s Time to Slay Your Demons.