Posts tagged self-esteem

GUEST POST: Lifestyle Blogger Sarah S...

GUEST POST: Lifestyle Blogger Sarah Sapora confronts the intersection of sex and body image

A Body of Confidence (or How I Stopped Thinking and Learned to Enjoy the Intimate and Unfamiliar)style Blogger Sarah Sapora confronts the intersection of By Sara Sapora,  SarahPlusLife.com Confidence is not concrete. It is fluid and amoeba-like. Aqueous and ever changing. And just when you think you’re grasping it in your hands, it can trickle through […]

Hey Dove, What About a “Happy&#...

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Hey Dove, What About a “Happy” Door?  Personally, I love the idea and commitment behind the Dove body image campaigns, and this is a great effort, but in my humble opinion, I think adding a “Happy” door would have been more impactful. What do you think? Let me know in the comments.      

How Your Thoughts Look On Your Body (...

How Your Thoughts Look On Your Body (nsfw) by Elle Chase

Look at this woman’s body. Look at her in terms of the first picture being one of self-appreciation and confidence.   Then look at the second one being of self-deprecation. Which one do you relate to?   Chicago photographer Gracie Hagan likes to play with with themes of emotion and perception in her work. In […]

Big, Beautiful Sex on The Pleasure Ch...

Big, Beautiful Sex on The Pleasure Chest Blog!

We were delighted to have sex educator Lady Cheeky at our Los Angeles store last night, teaching her body positive workshop Big Beautiful Sex. She shared her insights about overcoming fat-shaming, building sexual confidence, and finding the toys and positions that work best for your body. The workshop was such a big hit that we want to […]

Los Angeles: Lady Cheeky’s Free...

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Who says you have to be skinny to have the best sex of your life? Whether it’s media and advertising images of “perfect” bodies or snarky comments about our weight, fat-shaming is all around us, and it can get in the way of our sexual confidence and pleasure. In this workshop, which combines lecture and […]

Burlesque Dancer, Amanda Trusty Makes...

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This made me cheer a little in my mouth. Burlesque Dancer, Amanda Trusty, depicts her body image journey through her art and makes us all a little bit better for it. On November 22, 2013, Amanda will be interviewed on The Today Show in New York City at 8am EST. Her viral burlesque video to […]

Desperately Seeking Passion by Elle C...

Desperately Seeking Passion by Elle Chase for gasm.org

 Originally published on gasm.org on October 11, 2013 At the end of her sexless marriage, Elle Chase went on a journey to seek the one thing she never had. This is the story of what she found. Recently, after turning 40 and leaving a sexless marriage, I had come to the sobering realization I had […]

Are You Guilty? 10 Ways We Body Shame...

Are You Guilty? 10 Ways We Body Shame Each Other Without Knowing

By Ragen Chastain – December 30, 2012 – Originally published on www.iVillage.com 1. Saying Things Like, “She Would Be So Pretty If…” Have you ever uttered anything along the lines of, “But she has such a gorgeous face” or “She would be more beautiful if she put on a few pounds?” You are limiting your […]

It’s so interesting to witness ...

It’s so interesting to witness one’s own psyche trying to change for the better.

It’s so interesting to witness one’s own psyche trying to change for the better. I speak and coach on body image and sexuality and espouse that you can feel sexy and still be working on liking your body. Today was a challenging body image day for me. We all have them and I wouldn’t trust […]

SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT: Elle Chase (Lady C...

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  How do you see yourself as a catalyst for change? By speaking out, as truthfully as I can about my own experience uncovering, indulging and ultimately integrating my sensuality. I hope I can encourage other women to explore, embark on or continue that journey, especially women over 40 and women with body image concerns. […]

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