Tag Archives: connect to confidence

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Comparing Yourself – Keep Doing It!

Talking, reading, writing and thinking about self-confidence is far from new. I personally think about my body, my mind and my physique hundreds of times every single day. Girls talk about it among one another, and here on SFTL, you read about it often. And it’s amazing, don’t get me wrong – I advocate for […]

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Instagram’s Latest Feature – And Why You Should Care

Depression is real. Anxiety is real. Eating disorders are real. Mental Illnesses are real. Whilst the notion of being sick without having physical symptoms may be relatively new to societal acceptance, there is today (thankfully) little to no denying that a person can appear to be completely fine externally, but be simultaneously sick internally. The […]

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Confidence is an outfit, a persona, and a life changer

Likes, comments, shares, re-tweets — these are the things that dictate our generation. Admittedly, the degree to which you are affected by these notifications compared to someone else may not be equal — it probably isn’t — but the fact remains that for almost all of us, that little flash of virtual approval, or disapproval, dictates our moods. […]

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Joining a Sorority Changed My Life

Let’s be real here, sororities have a pretty distinct reputation. I’m talking clicking fingers, blonde girls, low GPA’s, meaningless gossip and Barbie Doll physiques (only the hottest, of course). Thanks to Hollywood, the media, in general, and possibly a little bit of truth, this image has become universal — so much so that I, the […]

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The Style Like U Movement

It is by chance — very fortunate and wonderful chance — that I one day stumbled across the Style Like U YouTube channel. Style Like U is a website/movement created by a mother & daughter duo, committed to promoting and proving that true style is not what you wear or how you look, but rather, […]

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20 Things in 20 Years

I recently turned 20, and although I’m still technically not even a fully-functioning adult, I feel as though I’ve learned a lot over my years. They say that time is the best teacher, and I agree, in a rather painful, bitter-sweet kind of way. Time teaches only because it is within time that wounds heal, […]