Little Acts of Self Care

I’ve been thinking about self-care a lot lately, primarily because I’ve been feeling pretty constricted by midterms (shouldn’t those be over??), final papers, looming final exams, etc. I feel like my life is scheduled to the minute, and with a schedule like that, who has time to read a book (for fun) or take a bubble bath…

Yet Another Fat Fashion Post!

Sorry, y’all are probably getting annoyed of my obsession with fat fashion, but there’s a super cool event that I wanted to let everyone know about–The Big Fat Flea! It’s essentially a one-day flea market with all kinds of used clothes donations, sizes large to 6X, with nothing over $10. Great, right?! What’s even greater…

Take yourself/your friend/your partner on a date!

I found this list of 20 dates under $20 (from my favorite fashion blogger, who was also featured in my post about fat fashion–guilty as charged.) While these would all be awesome things to do with a partner, I was thinking some would be great for self care during finals! Go alone, with a friend,…

Fat Fashion and Body Acceptance

In honor of Body Positive Week, I wanted to share something that has helped me tons in my path to body acceptance: fat fashion. First, let me start by saying that I’m not using the word “fat” as negative, though it’s often used as such in mainstream vocabulary. Rather, through using fat simply as a…

Epistemologies of Healthy Eating

This may turn out to be more of a rant than I’m intending, but bear with me. Today, I was in a discussion section for anthropology in which we were discussing sugar. The book we’re reading, Sweetness and Power, focuses on the history of sugar and the way that it has been an indicator of…

Yay fun free things!

Hello, Well-People! Midterms got ya down? Looking for a super cool fun great way to let loose? Wanting to take advantage of this wonderful city we’re in without spending all of your sacred delivery money? Check out the BROOKLYN NIGHT BAZAAR, starting this weekend! There will be music! Art! Food! Vendors! Fun times to be…

Tips on Being Well for Introverts

I’ll preface this by saying that, unsurprisingly, I am a huge introvert. Let me also preface this by saying that introversion does not necessarily mean shyness. Really, it’s the way in which social interaction affects an individual that determines introversion or extroversion (meaning that introverted people can, in fact, be outgoing, and extroverted people can,…