Why outsource North American jobs to other countries when the cheapest workforce is right here: WOMEN! Actress Kristen Bell advocates for the unfunny issue of women’s rights. (lack of equal pay, our obsession with being nice, with apologizing for EVERYTHING all the time, our reluctance to NEGOTIATE when signing a contract, our tendencies to just play by the rules, bring in baked goods for the office and hope someday, somewhere, somehow, somebody will notice all your hard work.)
What are your thoughts on these 2 magazine covers?
GIRL’s LIFE versus BOY’s LIFE
So, if you’re a GIRL I guess your goals are to:
- wake up pretty! (because mornings are rough!)
- have your first kiss!
- get your denim checklist
- get your “dream hair”
- have fun and make friends
If you’re a BOY, it seems that your goals are:
- EXPLORE your friggin’ future!
- Do you want to be an astronaut?
- Do you want to be a chef? Or firefighter?
- Figure out what you want in life.
I’m excited to welcome a GUEST POST by blogger and Body Positive Activist Carly McLeod.
We all have a story — things that we carry around with us always. We cling to experiences, memories, moments, objects that have shaped us, and without really acknowledging that in a small, undetectable way, they continue to shape our futures. This collection becomes our origin story but also our trajectory.
Every wonder why you feel that each time you set out on a different path, you are sucked back into bad habits?
As many of you know I have thin privilege. I’ve never been on a diet or struggled with my weight. I’ve never gone to the mall and not been able to find clothes in my size. I’ve never browsed through magazines and not seen someone with my body type.
When I feel like eating 3 servings of dessert no one EVER makes a nasty comment. I’ve never been called names or had food thrown at me because of my size. I’ve never been told that “we don’t carry things for your size here” when I walk into a store. This is thin privilege. Read More
After 5 months of editing and a full 18 ROUNDS of complete edits, my 2nd book “Hey Ladies, Stop Apologizing, THE WORKBOOK” is one week away from being available!!!
This the companion piece to the original book. This is a guided workbook/journal to kick your ass (in a good way).
The workbook will help you:
- Get rid of that pesky perfectionism disease!
- Break your obsession with being nice
- Banish your procrastination and avoidance habits
- Improve your communication skills
- Learn the importance of self-promotion
- Challenge that shitty-committee in your mind (you know, that negative voice that creates doubt and fear)
- Force you out of your damn comfort zone.
Available at Amazon, Indigo and Rock’s Mills press very shortly…….