Morgan Mikenas finds comfort in promoting something that most women may cringe at. The fitness blogger is inspiring people into embracing their natural beauty, and when she said “natural,” she really meant it.
While many consider the “no makeup” look to be a promotion of natural beauty, Morgan took things a little further than that. She decided to stop shaving her body hair and revealed what it was like after three years of growth.
Morgan recalled an incident at school, when she was around 11 or 12 years old, where other girls laughed at her hairy legs while she was wearing gym shorts. She said she was so upset that she ran straight home to her mom and cried. She then asked if she could teach her how to shave.
Despite her unfortunate experience, Morgan gradually gained confidence and realized that she shouldn’t take other people’s opinions too seriously.
From 2016, the body-positive advocate made the conscious decision to ditch razors in her routine. Morgan has spoken openly about her decision to not shave in a YouTube video, which is entitled “Why I Don’t Shave.”
“I’m not trying to make all of humanity stop shaving their hairy armpits and leg hair anymore. I just want to inspire others [to do] what works for you, what makes you feel the most comfortable … I want everybody not to feel ashamed of themselves. I think it’s unfair that people think they have to be in this cultural norm. Just do whatever makes you feel good.”
Morgan claims that one of the reasons for doing so has been the fact that it just takes so much time. She realized that she doesn’t need to do this anymore when she took forever in the shower one day shaving everything and washing her hair and body afterward.
In one Instagram post, she said: “What is beauty anyway? To me… it’s to be beautiful before someone else told you what beautiful is supposed to be.. Just as you are, you are beautiful.”
Watch the video here:
Twitter’s ‘Search Party’ Reunites Long-Lost Childhood Best Friends
Thank you, Twitter!
The power of Twitter has been harnessed for good once again! Thanks to a crowdsourced search party, two long-lost childhood friends have been reunited.
Twitter user Bri @briannacry (Brianna Cry) took to the social media site asking other users to help her find a girl she had met during a short night of friendship back in 2006 on a cruise in Hawaii. And just like that, the Mississippi woman’s wish came true.
Divorced Man Shares How It Feels Like To Stop Wearing The Wedding Ring
“It’s been more than two years since I parted ways with my now ex-wife. I haven’t worn a wedding ring since the day I watched her drive away.”
Ask any married person about how it feels to forget wearing their wedding ring and most of them will likely answer this – it feels awkward. In fact, some would even describe it as something similar to “missing a body part” because they’re so used to have the little symbol of love on their finger.
So how does it feel to officially stop wearing it because of separation? One divorced man took the time to write about it about it and it’s just so touching. His words are just so spot on it’s heartbreaking and inspiring at the same time.
Dan Pearce of the Single Dad Laughing site shared what it feels like to stop wearing the ring – and how life is like after divorce.
15 Photos Show Us What Prison Cells Look Like In Different Countries
Which ones are the best and which are the worst?
One of the most common consequences of committing crime is imprisonment. Whether you are there for a few years or for a lifetime, you can just imagine how being confined there and losing your freedom can surely feel like hell.
Besides, who would want to get locked up in a place for crooks and psychos, right? So we all should really do our best to live as righteous, law-abiding citizens if the thoughts alone of staying in prison scares the pants out of you.
It is, however, still interesting to think about prison cells vary from country to country. In this compilation we have for you, we get to see how prisoner conditions are different depending on where you are. ...