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In some popular movies and TV shows, you can often hear characters say that the one who said that money can’t buy happiness didn’t know where to shop. This is for sure a question worthy of debate since people from different backgrounds will answer differently. However, the topic was so interesting that it became a project for the scientists who wanted to get proof of the connection between these two. It didn’t take them long to draw conclusions on the way money influences our everyday life, and whether or not

It’s no surprise that looking after our bodies, minds and souls has a big impact on how we feel about ourselves. Simple lifestyle changes like learning to eat well, reducing stress and exercising regularly are fantastic ways to boost self-confidence over time and are the self-care building blocks that can help you maintain a positive lifestyle long-term. Here are just four ways self-care can boost your confidence:  Self-care makes you feel good  Taking the time to look after yourself has big results.  Not only will you benefit from those lifestyle

I can’t remember the day I decided to start my natural hair journey. It occurred close to the end of 2014 in the blistering Summer heat. I was fed up. After getting out the shower and styling my hair in the heat I’d end up looking like sweaty Betty. I often wondered why I was doing something so unnatural to my hair. This process occurred every week, sometimes twice a week, styling my hair to be straight and dodging the rain or anything that would make it curly. It was

Brace yourself; it’s that time of the year when we are inundated with “Get Beach Ready” articles in magazines and social media. These articles are a reminder our bodies are a constant work in progress. “Get a bikini body in 21 days” headlines have always made me uncomfortable as it sets unrealistic body standards for women to fit into and promotes the idea that you need to lose weight or get in shape first before wearing a bikini. There are plenty of articles circulating at the moment with unachievable standards,

When I started promoting the body positive movement, I confused it with body confidence. Initially I thought body positivity and confidence were strongly related. I did research, read blog posts, watched videos on YouTube and realized that it was two completely different subjects. People often ask me, “Megan what does the body positive movement stand for and how does it compare to body confidence”. Let me break it down for you guys. The body positive movement was created to help people with marginalized bodies feel entitled to self-love and show

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