“Bullsh*t Free Goals for the Years Ahead” HuffPost blog piece


For my latest Huffington Post UK blog piece I talk a bit about my opinion on New Year’s Resolutions. I wanted to provide some appearance based goals not just for this year but for many years to come, with a difference. Check out this short excerpt:


“I’ve had enough of the start of a new year (in fact, the entire 365 days) being centred around unrealistic, ancient, simply boring beauty standards and subsequent feelings of low self-esteem. Instead of aspiring to obtain ‘aspirational’ images of what is considered beautiful and ‘normal’, how about we endeavour to do more to really love and appreciate our bodies – and ourselves – no matter their current physical state?”


You can read the full article here.


You can also check out my HuffPost blogger archive here.


 

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About Leyah Shanks

Positive body image activist and advocate for mental health.

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