One of my strongest activisms that I want to partake in as part of my life’s work is to spread more awareness and understanding of mental health issues as well as the de-stigmatization of mental illness/mental health issues in society. As someone who has suffered from depression and has a history with anxiety that I’ve … More Mental Health Awareness
Hello femmeappetite followers! I’m so grateful for this blog that I’ve created and that it is rapidly getting peoples attention. I fully intend to continue with it because there is still so much I have to say and comment on regarding our current state of feminism, food, and health as well as current events. I … More Valentines Day: Love and Heart Break
http://www.webmd.com/baby/news/20010320/number-1-cause-of-death-in-pregnant-women-murder After reading the novel, “Men Explain Things to Me”, by Rebecca Solnit which I found funny and sarcastic and yet so truthful and gut wrenching– I was surprised to learn about many things I had not known prior. I am not reserved in my opinions but I also always go by facts and evidence … More Pro Choice or Pro Convenience? 64% of abortions are forced or coerced–usually by male partners or parents
A woman’s appearance shouldn’t determine her worth in society but apparently it does and that’s the first thing that people notice. This speech is empowering and definitely resonates. We place more value on a woman’s beauty than on her knowledge, wisdom, intellect, and choices. I hope this is enlightening and empowering for all of you … More “My Vagina is Already Vijazzled Enough”
Nothing irks me more than putting your health at risk as well as the health of others and the planet. I’ve come to the conclusion since about four years ago (I was 20) that I wanted to live sustainably and that I didn’t want to contribute to the capitalist society that is this culture in … More Disturbing Eating Habits
The fact that we even have terms for these things and for specifically women no less is very unnecessary and also disrespectful. Do we ever tell a guy that he has a resting bitch face? Or that he doesn’t smile enough or that he should smile. Do we ever shame him if he isn’t macho … More “Ode to my Bitch Face”
Girls or guys that wear make-up there is something you should all know before using such products. Make-up products and self care products including MAC, Aveeno, Revlon, Chanel, Bobbi Brown, Maybelline, Dior, Mary Kay, Dove, Make Up Forever, Sephora, and Benefit to name a few, all test on animals. I myself have only started using … More The Truth about wearing Makeup
“Can I just debunk this fallacy once and for all by stating that fathers that actually SEEK CUSTODY of children get it 50 percent of the time? http://parenting.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/11/17/more-fathers-getting-custody-in-divorce/?_r=0 However, most fathers in divorce cases don’t usually seek custody, and allow the mother to take custody of the kids lol. That’s not the mothers fault at … More Fathers Not Getting Custody?
Featuring Gabriela Schumann and her friend who are beginners and yet seem to nail the sport effortlessly. This is a prelude to my next article about women in Sports and the huge disparity and sexism that goes with it. As a young 24-year-old woman myself, I found that I also want to pursue skate boarding … More Girls Can’t Skate, Right?
When it comes to domestic household duties at home pertaining to a woman, what I want to know is– how is it that so many of our mothers, aunts, and grandmothers who choose to be stay at home or even mothers who work outside the home for long hours end up putting themselves last in … More Something That Needs to be Brought to Light