Amy Prendergast

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Velvet D'Amour, Plus-Size Model: 'The Women We Hold As Icons Of Beauty Are Not Happy'

The recent push to include more realistic, diverse body shapes in the modeling industry has focused on the message that models' images send to female shoppers and readers. When regular women are inundated with a narrow, ultra-skinny body standard across the media, it can have damaging and …

It's the Way You Say It - Second Edition: Becoming Articulate, Well-Spoken, and Clear

The book suggestion of this week is about communication, it's titled It's the Way You Say It - Second Edition: Becoming Articulate, Well-Spoken, and …

Public Speaking

Find Zen Through Running

To achieve bliss as a runner, you need to tame your “monkey mind.”<p>If you could eavesdrop on a runner's internal monologue, it might sound like this: Forgot my sunglasses. Pretty bird. Should've worn another layer. What's for dinner? Hill! New shoes feel good. Pasta? Gotta buy pasta. And olive oil. …

Meditation

Motivation - The Running Bug

Portraits Painted with Coffee on Century-Old Ledger Paper by Michael Aaron Williams | Colossal

<p>Artist Michael Aaron Williams has been working on a beautiful series of portraits painted with coffee on found sheets of used ledger paper that …