As posted by Miss Millennia Magazine.
“I stopped dieting when I figured out that you just have to eat regularly and properly within moderation,” wrote Now magazine quoting Jennifer Aniston. “The fads are too much.”
Seeing ads and articles promoting popular “fad” diets in the attempt to try and find facts and figures about the diet industry only proves the point that there are a lot of people out there spending money on quick fixes instead of changing their lifestyle. And the $40 million a year going into the pockets of the diet industry doesn’t help the argument in favor of crash diets. (more…)
I was speaking with a fellow female who was feeling down and out the other day about the pains of being a woman. She saw the curve of her hips and the shape of her breasts as a curse upon women everywhere. I couldn’t help but feel incredibly sad for my fellow female, not only because she felt hated that she hated being a women in general, but because she hated herself. I had to respond with the kind of wisdom that had uplifted me so many times before. And so, of course, I turned my attention to Dr. Angelou. (more…)
There I was sitting with a cup of coffee in hand and skimming through various online news articles when I stumbled onto something that caught my eye and made the coffee in my cup boil from the heat emanating from my hands. “Women Retail Workers Make Less, Get Fewer Benefits Than Men, Study Finds.”
It wasn’t the news that I found so appalling, I mean it’s atrocious how that is still true in the year 2011 (almost 20-frickin-12), but it was the fact that most of the commenters on the Huffington Post’s Facebook page (men for the most part) found excuses for why this difference in pay was fair. The bullsh#t about giving women less to live on because only men take care of the family and that women take paternity leave for each of her 20 children is as backwards as a pile of clothes putting a human into a washing machine. It’s just stupid. (more…)