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Mirror, Mirror: Why You Should Feel Good About The Way You Look Right Now

It seems like one Harvard professor or another in exceedingly blue, alarmingly stiff jeans is always coming out with a pop psych book about happiness and how misunderstood it is.

Kate Fridkis | May 16, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: I Stopped Using Shampoo

A little over a month ago, I stopped using shampoo. And, speaking as someone who has clearly never been in serious bodily danger, it felt like I was being very…

Kate Fridkis | May 2, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: First World Problems Are Real Problems

“My drive from work is too short for me to decide what to listen to on Spotify #firstworldproblems” was a recent tweet from the Twitter account First World Problems. The…

Kate Fridkis | April 19, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: Touch My Belly, Please

“Can I touch your belly?” my friend squealed, rushing towards it, hands outstretched.

Then she stopped in her tracks. “I mean,” she said, suddenly bashful, “only if it’s…

Kate Fridkis | April 4, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: Sometimes I Like When Guys Compliment Me On The Street

Sometimes I’m walking outside and a guy I don’t know calls out a compliment. Sometimes I like it. I smile for a second and go on with my day. And…

Kate Fridkis | March 21, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: On Pregnancy And Body Image

I am 19 weeks pregnant. In pregnancy, everything is measured in weeks, and I keep wanting to wish my fetus a happy beginning-of-the-next-week birthday. Because we made it this far…

Kate Fridkis | March 7, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: The Buzz Cut Beauty Queen

Valentine’s Day is supposed to be about love, right? Romance and pink things and flowers, too. It’s supposed to be about couples, but I want to selfishly celebrate by acknowledging…

Kate Fridkis | February 6, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: The Girl I Wanted To Be

She was really beautiful. She was the coolest girl ever. She always knew what to say, and she said it casually, like she barely had to think first. I wanted…

Kate Fridkis | January 17, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: You ARE Pretty Enough To Find Love

The other day, a girl emailed me:
“I’m worried that I’m not pretty enough to get a guy. I’m single, and want a serious relationship, but sometimes I think…

Kate Fridkis | December 20, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: On Looking Jewish

I liked being Jewish. I just hated my face. I wanted desperately to like my face better. I’d spent too many years laughing with my hand over my nose because…

Kate Fridkis | December 6, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Mirror Mirror: On High Heels

Fairest shmairest! Let’s get real about beauty and body image. Mirror, Mirror is a column running every other week on The Frisky. It is written by Brooklyn-based columnist, freelance writer,

Kate Fridkis | November 7, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: The Costumes We Wear

Fairest shmairest! Let’s get real about beauty and body image. Mirror, Mirror is a column running every other Thursday on The Frisky. It is written by Brooklyn-based columnist, freelance writer,

Kate Fridkis | October 18, 2012 - 12:00 pm