Friday, September 30, 2016

Caitlyn Jenner’s still Ideal Beauty Image

June 5, 2015 by  
Filed under Body Image

Before you tell me how to do it better, before you lay out your big plans for changing, fixing, and improving me, before you teach me how to pick myself up and dust myself off so that I can be shiny and successful—know this: I’ve heard it before. I’ve been graded, rated and ranked. Coached, […]

Interview with Frankenstein, MD’s star, Anna Lore: You have to love you

March 15, 2015 by  
Filed under Body Image

Please tell us about yourself and what you do? My name is Anna Lore and I’m an actor. I’m originally from Iowa and I’ve been living in LA for a couple years now. I love writing and performing sketch and comedy and I play Victoria Frankenstein on Frankenstein MD from PBS Digital Studios and Pemberley […]

Interview with MTV Awkward Actress, Mahaley Manning: Happiness comes from within

Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Mahaley Manning has worked in Film and Television for almost a decade. Her credits include Screen Gems’ Easy A, NBC’s Our Show, Nickelodeon’s Big Time Rush, ABC Family’s The Secret Life of the American Teenager and MTV’s Awkward. She can be seen in the upcoming CBS FIlms’ movie The D.U.F.F., coming to theaters in 2015. Mahaley recently co-founded MaHolland Productions, […]

How MMA Broadcaster Andrea Calle Battles Perfection While Staying Humble

Please tell us about yourself and what you do? I am a MMA broadcaster, I was born in Medellin Colombia, I consider myself a humble, loving, intelligent, woman with big dreams and goals. Can you tell us a bit about any upcoming projects that you are working on? I am excited and looking forward to […]

Our Awesome Interview with Professional Biker Todd Wells

July 23, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured, Guys, Role Models

Please tell us about yourself and what you do? My name is Todd Wells and I am a professional Mountain Bike Racer. I was born in Kingston NY and moved to Durango, CO after High School to attend Fort Lewis College and race Mountain Bikes. I quit college after two years and focused solely on […]

You’re so beautiful, but…

Originally posted on The Manifest-Station Awhile ago, I was having dinner with just my dad. This is an anomaly in and of itself, but it happened. I remember that night clearly because I cried. Crying is a rarity for me; especially in front of people. I don’t remember what brought on the statement. I don’t […]

Finding My Most Amazing Self

The woman who cuts my hair and gives it its natural shade of blonde said something to me the other day that brought me down a couple of pegs.  I was having one of those days where I felt tired, I was cranky, I certainly did not feel pretty after waking up with a pimple […]

Perfection: “The most grand and painful of all mirages”

August 16, 2012 by  
Filed under Body Image, Featured, Loving Your Body

Graciously re-posted from Gurze Publications:  I once read an article excerpted from Courtney Martin’s book, Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters.  It was a five page, extremely well-written commentary on her generation’s obsession with food and fitness and our (women’s) drive for perfection.  Martin talked about how so often the place where this drive gets played out […]

POWER TRIPPING

I know all too well that starting a wait loss program, is no easy task. It forces us to embark on a whole different kind of power trip that takes a great deal of I will power and even more I won’t power.

Wherever you are now … call it perfection.

    With gratitude to my mentor, Debra Mundt, for introducing me to this quote in 2007 while sharing her wisdom and certifying me to be a yoga instructor. Namaste! Robyn

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