Posts tagged "self-love"

One Day Less: Spinsterella

Death and taxes are a fact of life. Unfortunately, more than 70,000 young women and men in the U.S. between the ages of 20-39 will add cancer to that list too. Breast cancer specifically is a growing epidemic striking more women per year and at younger ages than ever before. In fact, every day, three

By: Anonymous / July 31, 2015

Macy Grey Wrote A Love Song To Her Vibrator

His name, in case you were wondering, is Bob, which stands for “Battery Operated Better”. …

By: Megan Reynolds / July 28, 2015

This App Will (Maybe) Make You Love Yourself

If you’re a believer in affirmations, or considering dipping your pinky toe into attempting them, an app has arrived to help you get started. 30 Days Self Love aims to empower users to genuinely love themselves, and encourages them to do so through telling themselves exactly that. It began when actress and model Sarah Karges grew tired of the negative thought…

By: Claire Hannum / February 20, 2015

6 Art Exercises To Help Boost Self-Esteem (From A Professional Art Therapist)

Every day, we’re bombarded with so many ideas about who we should be and how to look and act that we often lose sight of who we truly are. We all struggle with self-acceptance every once in a while, and need to remind ourselves to love who we’ve become. New York-based Creative Arts Therapist Mallory…

By: Katie Oldenburg / September 17, 2014

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Female Masturbation

Just like periods, female masturbation is one of those topics that are met with beet-red blushing, awkward silence or a fit of giggles. But the reality is that loving yourself really isn’t all that taboo. And this new, eye-opening infographic from Jimmy Jane proves it: More women are getting touchy-feely, lovey-dovey with themselves than you probably realize. Read more

By: YourTango.com / May 19, 2014

‘M’ Is For May And Masturbation Month

The workers of the world can have their International Workers’ Day, or Labor Day or whatever, but the month of May belongs to an equally fundamental dignity: masturbation. How did May become masturbation month? Find out on Huffington Post…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / May 9, 2014

Funny Girl Sex Guide: Debunking Some Female Masturbation Myths

I remember when I first came out as a masturbator. It was freshman year of college and my hallmates and I were playing Never Have I Ever. The topic of masturbation came up and I totally lied and said I didn’t do it. One of the other girls in the room looked at me and…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 20, 2014

Hey! What’s The First Book You Masturbated To?

The other day, I was strolling around my neighborhood when I came upon the guy who sells, amongst other things, used books at a table set up on the sidewalk. I see him all the time and he’s always got a truly random hodgepodge of books — tattered copies of various chick lit classics, old cookbooks,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 16, 2013

An Empowered Woman’s Guide To Eating Lunch Alone (in GIFs)

Ami and I have both experienced our share of tragically lonely lunches. In 5th grade, Ami had to sit alone at lunch because she was the new kid in school and had no friends; in high school, Winona often ate her PB&J in the chemistry room to escape the stress of the mean, crowded hallways.

10 Ways To Love Your Body This Summer

Summer is finally here, and so are the ubiquitous crash diet plans and pressure to get a “bikini body,” whatever that means. Here’s an idea: how about we stop trying to change our bodies and start celebrating them instead? To get started, check out these 10 fun, easy ways to show your body some love…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 19, 2012

Give Yourself An Inside Out Self-Love Makeover

I often find myself writing about self-love, simply because I know that that is the key to accomplishing absolutely anything we want in life. Self-love breeds confidence, and once we’re confident, the sky’s the limit! I think that we tend to overcomplicate things, or get “stuck in the muck” of what happened in the past.

By: DivineCaroline.com / May 22, 2009

Sound Off: Ladies Tell Us About Their Self-Love Lives

Ahh, that little man in the boat. How glad I was to meet you! And I wasn’t alone. While men joking about jerking off, spanking the money, choking the chicken, whatever is par for the course in most locker rooms, women discussing their masturbation habits is far less…known or encouraged. But not any longer! I…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 3, 2008

Happy National Masturbation Month!

May is National Masturbation Month. In the mid-’90s, when U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jocelyn Elders recommended masturbation be taught as a form of safe sex, she was fired. To protest, Good Vibrations, a San Francisco based sex toy company run by Dr. Carol Queen, started the annual celebration of self-love. This year, the company will…

By: Simcha / May 16, 2008