Originally published on Arouse Magazine: https://arousemag.com/2018/01/24/buzzworthy-satisfaction/ Whenever I would get sick as a teenager, my mom would come home from the drugstore with supplies: medicine, ginger ale, some kind of cracker-type snack and magazines. Since she read Elle, she would usually get me Elle Girl. I never thought much of it until I turned 18. That’s when she […]
Originally published on Arouse Magazine: https://arousemag.com/2018/01/16/sex-positivity-doesnt-mean-you-want-sex/ The sex positivity movement has roots in feminism with women taking power over and being shameless surrounding our sexuality. This isn’t an all-inclusive approach, but there’s room for all voices in the sex positive movement – there has to be. One of the common misconceptions is that you have to brag […]
Originally published on Arouse Magazine: https://arousemag.com/2018/01/13/yoga-for-arousal/ I’ve been practicing yoga on and off for the last few years, and I’m a firm believer in its healing powers. Now, yoga isn’t for everyone. Some people don’t like it, don’t feel “zen” – whatever. This isn’t an attempt to sell you on yoga. This is an attempt to […]
Originally published on Arouse Magazine: https://arousemag.com/2018/01/10/intersectional-body-positivity/ Recently, Emma Watson addressed her shortcomings as a white feminist, leaving many white feminists wondering: what is white feminism?
Originally published on Arouse Magazine: https://arousemag.com/2018/01/03/resolve-to/ New Year’s resolutions are hit or miss. We either aim low at something we know we can achieve while missing the opportunity to grow, or we set ourselves up for failure with ridiculous expectations. Still, every year the resolutions fill headlines – how to keep resolutions fills headlines – and by […]
Originally published on Arouse Magazine: https://arousemag.com/2017/12/30/practicing-body-positivity/ In 2016, we started feeling better about our bodies. Now in 2017, we’re seeing more body positivity and inclusivity in fashion and lifestyle industries. That didn’t happen over night. Just a few years ago in 2014, we were feeling pretty crappy about ourselves.
Orginally published on Arouse Magazine: https://arousemag.com/2017/12/28/star-wars-made-me-a-better-woman/ I miss Carrie Fisher was the first thought I had after seeing “The Last Jedi.” Fisher, for good reason, has become a feminist icon, a voice of reason in a world gone mad.