What's really plus-sized?

Among the topics that ranged from meaningful observations to comedic quips, someone made a statement about supermodel Ashley Graham, who is without argument, today’s most famous plus-sized model. From gracing the much-coveted Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover (that was one of three that month), to appearing as a judge on America’s Next Top Model, Ashley has seemingly catapulted to fame out of nowhere. But in the midst of her body-positive Ted Talks and sultry poses on Instagram, I’ve noticed an undercurrent of larger woman feeling shut out.

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I Thought Vegans Were Skinny...?

Veganism, as a diet and way of living, is focused on only consuming plant-based foods. That means no meat, no dairy, no eggs. For better or for worse, PETA is largely considered as the definitive authority on all things vegan. And because of some of their tactics, veganism is also considered the most annoying diet “fad” to cross over into the mainstream.  So what gives?

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Taking Care of Your Mental Health

Recently, two of my very close friends told me they were dealing with depression and as someone that has gone through it my heart began to hurt for them. It is often really hard to help someone out of this state even though you may want to fix it. There are a few things that we all do to try to keep ourselves out of a terrible mental state.

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