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November 21, 2014 - 1 comment.

It Is Time For A Body Confidence Revolution!

We'd like to introduce you to our new Body Confidence Writer, Leyah Shanks. Leyah campaigns against body shame and promotes REAL diversity of human bodies. Here's her first post:

Aged 19, I was diagnosed with clinical depression. My counsellor told me that this was something I had unknowingly been dealing with since my early teens. It frustrates me now when I look back – to think that I felt so awful about myself, in every possible way, and that I thought it was normal. ‘’It’s just how I am.’’ No. It’s absolutely NOT how I am. As a person, I’m optimistic, happy and ambitious. I was simply robbed of these qualities for a few years when the condition had the audacity to take hold of me – without even allowing me to notice.

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