Feminism is knowing that you don’t have to wear things to impress a man
Feminism is also knowing that it’s okay to wear things to impress a man if you want to
Society forgets the first part, tumblr forgets the second part
im so pro-selfie like there are so many bigger problems in the world than girls who think theyre pretty
one of those problems is girls who dont think theyre pretty
And sometimes selfies are posted by people who don’t think they’re pretty but manage to put that aside for long enough to take and post a selfie because they feel better than usual at that moment which is a great thing and the last thing they need is discouragement.
You don’t always have to actively love yourself. Body positivity can be quite “forced smiles” about things sometimes, but if you’re having a crappy day try not to feel bad about the thoughts you’re having. Take a second to step back and look at the progress you’ve made, and at least appreciate that if you can.
Clarity Haynes a Brooklyn-based painter, focuses on non-traditional images and ideas of womanhood, beauty, sexuality and gender expression.
‘The Breast Portrait Project’ also explores illness, aging, mortality and the shifting nature of the body. Clarity explains: “I am interested in the many ways the body changes throughout a lifetime, and in the ways in which we create and change our bodies”.
Your body is normal. Repeat after me: “My body is normal. My body is wonderful. My body is beautiful.”
Most importantly though, “My body is mine.
okay so I am self conscious as shit so this is the last one because I am just dying inside.
Good morning big belly, you’re soft and I love you