One Woman’s Journey to Find her True Image Identity

Most women HATE, HIDE or get HUNG UP on their image at one point in their lives. For many, this is during the teenage years, but for some it’s at a very young age, for others it comes later in life. When we are hurting and our self image is down, we may lash out … Continue reading One Woman’s Journey to Find her True Image Identity

Do Children have a Personal Image Identity?

Every child has an innate desire to figure out who they are.   Am I valued? Am I wanted? Am I enough? It’s only natural for a young mind to find it’s answers from the information around her–a mom’s  words, a dad’s actions, her own comparison to her sister’s beauty–these are each part of the identity struggle that … Continue reading Do Children have a Personal Image Identity?

3 Ways to Help Your Child with Image Issues

You know the distractions and temptations that ping before your eyes every time you pick up your phone, but have you ever considered how many images are deeply affecting your child’s self-esteem on a daily basis?  We can set restrictions by the ratings on their TV time, but It’s no longer just commercials that are telling our … Continue reading 3 Ways to Help Your Child with Image Issues

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3 Reasons Why Image is Such an Issue for Women

According to David Garner’s survey on Body Image in America as reported in Phychlology Today: 56% of all women say they are dissatisfied with their overall appearance. 84% of women report dieting 14 % of women have been diagnosed with eating disorders- the majority  being underweight. 1.5% of women say they vomit for weight control, yet do not feel they … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Image is Such an Issue for Women

Making Peace with your Image

Glance at a flower and it will amaze you with its beauty. Take a deep look at the details of each pedal, the leaves and it’s stem and you may not be as impressed. I mean really, what is this? Flowers wilt; they fall over or break, and very often they have many deformities. No … Continue reading Making Peace with your Image

Encouragement in an Identity Crisis

This could be a story about you. Perhaps your losing your hair, have a major skin problem, are cross-eyed or confined to a wheelchair. This could be a story about a friend or family member, who’s Image Issue is not outwardly apparent to most, but is weighing on your heart because you know about her eating disorder, … Continue reading Encouragement in an Identity Crisis

How Your Image Issue can Kill Your Friend’s Confidence

You thought your house was clean, and then that surprise visitor stops by. Suddenly you see the dust and details that you had overlooked in the home where you feel so comfortable. If you have had this experience, you are not alone. Even when we prepare for company, and we think our place looks great, … Continue reading How Your Image Issue can Kill Your Friend’s Confidence

The Beauty of Branding your Image 

It’s not just Hollywood that sets fashion trends. With so many of us bloggers posting opinions on which fashions to follow, it’s no wonder so many women deliberate over what to wear! In one day’s feed you may find a number of blogs that contradict each other. We can relate to some new styles when the … Continue reading The Beauty of Branding your Image 

7 Steps to Branding your Image like Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg has the twitter world in an uproar over his difficult decision of What2Wear. Tens of thousands of people are commenting on this internet entrepreneur’s approach to fashion. Some called him creepy, obnoxious, arrogant, weird…. some even question whether he might be a psychopath! All because he has branded his image with extreme simplicity. … Continue reading 7 Steps to Branding your Image like Mark Zuckerberg

Removing the Tags from the Garments of Your Identity

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” The blind passion between Romeo and Juliet may have lead to tragedy, but this famous quote from William Shakespeare’s beautiful play made a valid point. Yes, we may be a product or our heritage, highly influenced by our environment and persuaded by our temperament, but … Continue reading Removing the Tags from the Garments of Your Identity

Perfect Pics and Body Image

Right after taking a class on Photoshop at a Geek Girl Tech Conference this weekend I was challenged with some questions about today’s media: Are they to blame for the fact that so many girls have image issues today? I don’t think so. I agree that technology’s ability to correct figure flaws and imperfections can cause … Continue reading Perfect Pics and Body Image

Overcoming Image Issues

Image issues often start with a simple opinion. Sometimes a child’s taunting “your ugly” still rings in a woman’s ears 40 years later. I have counseled girls with obsessions over things about their body that they felt were huge issues. In reality their image issues were minor flaws that were like a juggler vein that … Continue reading Overcoming Image Issues