I WAS JUST TWO DAYS away from my trip to the United States. I was going to study at Principia, a school for Christian Scientists, where I didn’t know anybody.
We live in a world that’s trying to convince us that beauty is skin deep. And who doesn’t sometimes get fooled? We asked filmmaker Andres de Paz to explore what
Dear Jenny, You try to avoid mirrors, but instead, you feel drawn to them. Hard red bumps loom inevitably into view. Awful acne. You stare in dismay, wondering why you’re
Dear Kate, I wish I could be there, sitting just outside the bathroom door when you come out, on your way back to the dance studio. I would love to
Dear Kristen, The reflection staring back doesn’t look like you at all. Where have you gone? You lean in under the stark white light, peering closer into your own watery
It’s OK to love yourself. “Wait a minute!” you might be protesting. “Love myself? That sounds like self-centered, ego-tripping, caught-up-into-my-own-world, look-at-me-everybody, type of thinking. It sounds so conceited. And aren’t