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The body positivity movement celebrates body diversity, along with combating the stigma. UNSPLASH

Diet culture’s complicated relationship to body positivity

Maya Brown March 24, 2021
Danaher has struggled with anorexia nervosa — an eating disorder characterized by distorted body image and a compulsive fear of being overweight — since the age of 13. She is now 22. 
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Blogger Tim Urban at a TED Conference on Dec. 3, 2016. TED CONFERENCE/FLICKR VIA CC BY-NC 2.0

Don’t always treat yo self

Emily Benson April 29, 2017
Finally opened that Word document with instructions to that 10 page paper? Yeah, you can go get Chipotle.
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The average american reads 12 books a year. According to the Pew Research Center, seven in ten Americans read one book a year. PHOTO CREDIT: GINNY/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

New year, new semester, same problems of procrastination

Emily Benson January 22, 2017
The issue with accomplishing goals comes with having to change your lifestyle to complete a task with an arbitrary deadline and no repercussions for not meeting those goals.
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Dont complain. Talk.

Don’t complain. Talk.

Andrew Goldstein September 29, 2016
Compliment someone on their clothing. Ask someone for book recommendations. Offer free hugs. Invite someone to one of your club’s events.
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