The Daily Eastern News

The online self-care fad is becoming sensationalized

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter

July 1, 2019

If there is one thing I’ve learned, it is to never trust the internet. While it can be an incredibly useful tool for knowledge and communication, I have to take everything it says with a grain of salt; I like to do the research myself before deciding to buy into whatever flesh it is feeding. Even...

Self-love and acceptance

Kate Rehwinkel, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2018

Growing up I have always been on the heavy side, even when I was born I was 9 pounds and 1 ounce, and I was even born early. I’ve never been super confident in my body because I never looked the same as everyone else. I wasn’t the skinny, popular, athletic girl that everyone wanted to look like....

Save your shaming for someone who cares

Abbey Whittington, Columnist

February 18, 2018

Self-love has become a challenge for "fat people," and this is just one subculture of many people who are seen as ugly for not following beauty standards that are already nearly impossible to follow. A couple years ago I posted a photo of myself that I did not initially view as controversial, but...

Love yourself, others this Valentine’s Day

Staff Editorial

February 13, 2018

Today is the holiday everyone loves — or more commonly, loves to hate. Candy hearts in hues of pinks and reds, notes dripping in sappy clichés and commercials encouraging viewers to go see the newest “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie are practically unavoidable for the first two weeks of February. ...

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