There is an African saying goes like this: A common characteristic of a strong friendship has to do with feeling that our
Suppose the fruits will be shared fairly and we mind not hitting the ceiling, two important objectives for which we should
Happy National Doppelgänger Week (and yes that is a real thing). In honor of the "holiday" I present to you this short sketch. We've all been tempted by those apps that match your picture to a celebrity. Do we try it out and take a chance at being matched with someone disappointed? Enjoy!
In a decade of researching and writing about faces and lookism, I have learned that lookism (like sexism, racism, transphobia, and ableism), and our role in perpetuating it, is largely taken for granted. We accept it, sometimes benefit from it, but rarely name it or seek to eradicate it.
To me, however, from the next generation, it seemed so sad that how appearances and their struggles with authority plagued them so much. Their high school years just seemed to be extended into their college years.
Not all puppies have irresistible, newborn-like features.
Stop telling yourself you're hideous when you look at yourself in the mirror. Write five positive aspects of yourself on sticky notes and post them on your bathroom mirror. Then, repeat them to yourself every single day.
Not only did I not have an ugly Christmas sweater for my first ugly Christmas sweater party, I didn't have a nice Christmas sweater, or even a red or green sweater, to fake it. But this glitch in the plan was not going to stop this crafty Jew from enjoying her first Christmas party. To the craft room!
Sociology professor Victoria Pitts-Taylor, author of Surgery Junkies: Wellness and Pathology in Cosmetic Culture, points