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When life feels bleak...
I never thought I’d see the day where life seemed bleak for the entire planet. I’ve been oscillating between moments of fear and panic, tears streaming down my cheeks, to joy and gut-splitting laughter when video chatting with family and friends.
This Changes Everything is new in theatres and should be required viewing for all women, girls, and anyone in the entertainment industry. Tom Donahue's discussion of the lack of female representation behind the camera is well-structured, compelling, clear, and concise. Though it doesn't necessarily tell us anything we haven't been hearing for years, it’s (hopefully) still enough to get people listening. It reiterates that men outnumber women in film in almost every department and, while the Me Too movement has pulled many peoples' heads out of their asses, we still have a long way to go before the representation on a film set matches the demographics that represent our society.
Covering a Pimple in 15ish Simple Steps
We’ve all been there. Tucked under our covers, peacefully asleep like a sweet cherub, when a nightmare creeps in. In this nightmare, you’re standing at a mirror, staring at your reflection, when, all of a sudden, your skin starts to bubble. Somewhere in the deepest layers of your dermis, a demon has awoken. It’s stretching, clawing, trying to break through your pores and into the world; to haunt everyone and everything who comes into contact with it.
What the Medical Community Doesn't Understand About Acne
I have had moderate to severe acne since I was 14. It has become an intrinsic part of my identity and often dictates the way I interact with the world. To my chagrin, it also dictates my mood. When my face is covered in pimples, I am overtaken—possessed by the insecurity monster. This monster makes me act out, rage, and react in ways that a normal 29-year-old woman does not.
She came downstairs In her beige coat, A woolen scarf trailing behind her. How could someone so broken be so beautiful? Those with broken hearts should be stamped as such —A mark of fragility so others know to keep their distance, to treat with care, to tread lightly to ensure they don't shatter the manufactured happy exterior before them,
5 Things Pole Dancing Has Taught Me About Life
Pole dancing has been my hobby for the past two years. Not only has it transformed my body — turning it into a lean mean pole machine — but it has brought me closer to the women in my life, has raised my self-esteem, and is always the bright end to any long day.