By Lauren Myers--Watching a loved one become someone they never were hurts more than anything. I watched my mother go from being energetic, outspoken and selfless to physically frail and cognitively limited due to chronic illnesses in front of my eyes.
By Brittany Posey--Selfies on social media have become an ubiquitous image. The motivation surrounding the sharing and posting of selfies from social media users is varied, although there is the belief circulating that selfies are a form of approval-seeking behavior.
By Devyn Parsons--Body positivity is the idea that all bodies are beautiful and worthy of respect. This seems simple enough, but the existence of body-based discrimination, the lack of diversity of bodies in the media and the prevalence of poor body image all indicate that our society has considerable progress to make before it can be called body positive.
By Emily Winter--All too often we’re bombarded with the same, frankly inaccurate, depictions of beauty. The notion of the “ideal” body is constantly on display in our lives where we see overwhelming amounts of edited, cropped and airbrushed models, flooding our Instagram accounts and dominating advertising campaigns for our favorite brands.