At 8 years old, I started Hating my Body. This is what Helped Me.

I think I was about eight years old the first time I rejected my body — an age a bit older than many girls today.

I remember laying down on the ground on the only square of sunlight shining down from the glass ceiling — eyelids heavy and allowing the subtle warmth to rest on my…



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I’m not “Spiritual.” I just practice being a Good Person.

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