The “body positivity” movement on social media promotes self-confidence and love for your body and your flaws. While well-intentioned, this movement may be unrealistic for some and may end up putting more pressure on those who are already experiencing insecurities around their … [Read more...] about What is body neutrality and how can I achieve it?
This week, we observed the spring equinox (also called Ostara and the vernal equinox), which has historically been celebrated as a time of balance, rebirth, and new possibilities. For many regions, this is a time when the light and darkness of day and night even out, and we can … [Read more...] about 6 equinox rituals to welcome spring this year
In light of Valentine’s week, we’re exploring all aspects of intimacy and love here at The Optimist Daily, so of course we had to write a feature on that most important of all love relationships — our relationship with our own self. It is perhaps the first sexual relationship you … [Read more...] about Putting the moves on your own self — 6 benefits of masturbation
“If we merge mercy with might, and might with right, then love becomes our legacy and change our children's birthright.” - Amanda Gorman BY: AMELIA BUCKLEY As we celebrated the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this week, many Americans contemplated the profound … [Read more...] about The Optimist View: Reflections on activism from Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons