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What Would You Do With One Second of Carefreeness?

Imagine you could let all of your worries and troubles go for one second, what would that moment look like? A french non-profit called the Mimi Foundation gave 20 cancer patients that chance a few weeks ago. Each patient suffers from a terminal form of cancer. Many have completely lost their hair due to radiation […]

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We Have a Problem: 7 Year Old Girl Sent Home by Racist School Policy

Two months ago 7 year old Tiana Parker was sent home from school because her hair cut was considered “distracting.” What was her haircut? Thin dreadlocks tied back in a bow. The Oklahoma public school that sent her home has a policy that says “hairstyles such as dreadlocks, afros and other faddish styles are unacceptable.” […]

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VOD: Why Ideal Beauty is Photoshopped

Good Morning America showed this viral ad of a model being photoshopped a few days ago. The time lapse clip lasts a little over 30 seconds but you can see how one model is completely transformed for whatever campaign they plan to use the image for. It’s not just that her blemishes are touched up […]

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5 Nutrient-Packed Foods for Healthy Hair

Many of us assume that buying the best shampoos and conditioners will be enough to keep our hair looking healthy. These products do help to repair existing hair damage but don’t do much to promote new hair growth and cannot replace essential vitamins that we may be missing from our diet. There are certain essential […]

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What Do You See When You Look in the Mirror?

We’ve all had times in our lives where we did not love ourselves. Sometimes, we hate to even look at ourselves in the mirror. But even so, I was surprised recently when I was teaching a Zumba class and I noticed one student left around 15 minutes into the class. The next week I received […]

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#OccupyYouAreBeautiful: Why I’m Camped Out On A Rooftop Yoga Mat

Right now I’m sitting on a yoga mat on the rooftop of 2309 Main Street in Santa Monica, California. Just below me is a giant red wall painted with the words “YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL,” and there are two ten-foot tall inflatable dancing man balloons blowing in the wind beside me. There are men and women […]

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Before You Judge Plastic Surgery, Read This

Have you ever jumped to criticism after seeing someone with plastic surgery or hearing of a friend or relative’s decision to alter their appearance? Or if you have had cosmetic surgery, have you ever faced judgment from others for your decision? Truth be told, plastic surgery is a controversial subject, and such responses are typical. […]

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Five Beautiful Things: A Practice to Reduce Stress and Be Present

By Tara Sophia Mohr I’m always looking for new ways to wake up to the life in front of me. This week I started playing with the idea of “five beautiful things.” In any moment, particularly if I’m feeling stressed or out of sorts, I look for five beautiful things in my midst. I really […]

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Why Ayurveda Could Change Your Life

Imagine you’re outside, by a beautiful lake, enjoying the perfection of your surroundings. You feel comfortable, relaxed, as if you are an important part of it all. You are so in tune that it is as if you can hear nature speaking to you. You see a swan glide past, and the swan is thinking […]

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11 Simple Tips For Healthy, Beautiful Skin

Your skin, the biggest organ you have. Keeping it healthy and youthful is not so hard! Here are 11 simple tips to get and maintain beautiful, healthy skin: 1. Lemon water When you wake up in the morning, drink a room temperature glass of water with organic lemon juice. This cleansing process is a great […]

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