Just like all of us that have reached this far in life, I have had my share of bad days. Some spent mostly moping around and feeling sorry for myself, but most of them spent trying to figure out what I can do to make that bad feeling I couldn’t quite understand just go away….
When most people hear the term “skincare”, more often than not their minds go to fancy, expensive and out of reach products that aren’t accessible to them. Also, living in a country where many websites don’t ship to, it might be even harder for my fellow Greeks. I’m here to tell you it doesn’t have to be that way. Below, there are products that are cruelty free, good for your skin, and that don’t break the bank. Oh, and that ship Internationally! The products are listed in the order you should apply them for easy reading and understanding. Enjoy!
Now that the summer season is coming slowly but surely, I’m sure I’m not the only one low-key stressing about my “summer body” and its state of readiness. Living in a city which reaches 35ºC+ and has easy access to beaches, I know this is something that I won’t be able to avoid for long. After many fights with myself, my family and my boyfriend on whether or not my body is desirable, I realized this type of thinking has to end. Yesterday. I unfollowed around 100 accounts that boasted “perfect” and sculpted bodies, which I am sure fell victim to Face tuning and Photoshopping. Instead, I have started following accounts of women who love their bodies and themselves, regardless of curves, size, and the number on the scale. So if you are like me and need some body positivity in your life, check out these incredible ladies below!
If you belong in the group of people on this planet that feel energized in the morning, that can get up and get going, that enjoy watching the sunrise, and feel productive in the AM, congratulations. I’m jealous. I have a one cup minimum requirement of coffee, and that usually entails espresso.
In an unprecedented time for our generation, everyone seems to be struggling to make sense of the situation, and come out of it unscathed. While there are some things that are more important than what the scale says or how we may or may not fit into our jeans, the issue of body image seems too prevalent to ignore. I asked my friends on Instagram if they saw a difference in their eating habits and if they felt they were struggling with their body image and the social isolation. An alarming amount of people told me they were so stressed out and bored, that that led them to binge eating sessions and guilt for not being able to go to the gym to burn off the calories.
In a time where not only the nation but the whole world is living in panic and fear, it is important to consider how we can look at the situation with a silver lining approach. It is very important to wash our hands for at least 20 seconds before meals, after coming back home, after…