Being Confident in your Own Skin

    Seeing how children view their bodies compared to adults in this video produced by the Jubilee Project, a group of individuals who believe that doing good is contagious, reminds us of how we once thought of ourselves.  Why does growing up mean we have to want to be skinnier, taller, prettier, or just plain different than we are.  Loving yourself doesn’t have mean you don’t exercise or try to eat healthy, but it does mean looking at your motives.  Remember to do these acts to better yourself because…

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Mindy Kaling is my new hero… and she should be yours, too.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock – or maybe just not watching TV – you probably know who Mindy Kaling is, or at least recognize her face. Mindy cut her teeth writing and acting on the show The Office and now she’s the star of her own television sitcom: The Mindy Project. Let’s not forget the she is also one of America’s (far too) few women of color to achieve this status; the only others to have done so are Wanda Sykes and Margaret Cho. She also has a…

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