Category Archives: Self Esteem

Miley takes using your sexuality to a whole new level at VMAs

I felt incredibly embarrassed for Miley Cyrus’ at last nights MTV VMAs. So much so that I don’t even want to go back and look at it again. Her foam fingered antics are forever slapped all over the web, never … Continue reading

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I love this girl.

Andre’a sent me this video and asked me to post it. After watching it, it is my pleasure to post it. I post this with a message of hope and prayer to all of you reading my blog. I wish … Continue reading

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Katy Perry, Firework: What does this vid do for you?

I caught this video on whim, and loved it! Katy Perry has been iffy to me in terms of appropriateness (cupcakes as boobs…..really?) But the theme for Firework is so inspiring; 4 young adults with different issues/insecurities that are holding … Continue reading

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REAL Magazine — gotta get it

I’ve been reading REAL magazine since they started publishing, and I’ve got to say these girls have something totally unique (and there artwork rules!) The About Us Page describes REAL as; REAL is a heart beat, a love letter, a … Continue reading

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Rihanna: Maybe she deserved it.

A beaten, bruised image of 19 year old pop star Rihanna is everywhere; magazine covers, tabloids, and even on Oprah. Police reports state: Rihanna questioned her boyfriend, Chris Brown, about text messages (from a woman). He proceeded to punch her … Continue reading

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The Bachelor: Totally Pathetic

I'm sorry but any woman who lines up for a cattle call for a chance to marry "some dude" is nuts. I mean really girls, where has our self esteem gone?   Yahoo's Top Entertainment Story Today, why would you … Continue reading

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About Face

What do you see when you look in the mirror? About Face, by Burt and Kline, is a book I stumbled upon a few weeks ago. The forward is written by Bobbi Brown, I woman I never thought much of … Continue reading

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Role Model

Many of you state that you do not have support, you don’t relate, your family does not understand. So I pose a challenge back to you. Find a role model. There is one out there for each and every one … Continue reading

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Madtown

Just got back from Madtown, our capital city, a college town that had me absorbed in its free spirit and sense of identity. I came back with a bag full of clothes from Goodwill, a budda necklace, and tons of … Continue reading

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nonsense

enjoy your weekend, Love, mamaV XOXO

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Spit It Out

There are very few things that I feel strongly about when it comes to my blog. For the most part I post about what I think, let the wind blow me in whatever direction, and I have a great deal … Continue reading

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Worth

Other posts on this topic:   Shelly Speaks, two years after THIN.   Shelly from THIN documentary, 5 years later    Polly Rests (story of her suicide) More from one who knows   Worth   —– Shelly from the HBO Documentary THIN … Continue reading

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Who said?

I love Hannah Montana. Not afraid to admit it. My daugther and I saw the Hannah Montana Concert Movie in 3D  on Thursday (with the funky glasses and all), and it was a blast. Not only is this girl a great performer, her message is clear … Continue reading

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That's what I'm talking about.

  2008 is starting out with a bang. Here’s a highlight of some leaders in the effort to bring some real, healthy, interesting perspective on beauty: Real Magazine Fed up with “Impossible Princesses,” Erin Young, 20 set out to create Real … Continue reading

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Mirror, mirror, what do you see?

Who ventures out without makeup? If not, why not? One of my friends recently told me her mothers perspective of makeup was that it only covers up your natural beauty,  that is why you look so “weird” to yourself without … Continue reading

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Jeans: $18,000

Vanity. No limit to the insanity. I have been pondering this topic for quite a while, so when I read about a pair of $18,000 blue jeans in 944 Magazine, I blew a gasket. “The diamonds set in white 14K gold … Continue reading

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Life is what you make it.

Misery. We wallow in it, we promote it, we continue behaviors to fuel it, all while telling others we are trying. Are we trying? Or have you given up at the moment? If you are at the depths of your … Continue reading

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Cellulite Patrol strikes again

I am a bit behind the news these days due to job constraints, but I figured you would all like a chance to comment on the latest celebrity reaction to the dreaded, EVIL CELLULITE SAGA. Former beauty, turned lard ass … Continue reading

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Thick Skin

I looked forward to posting about the 1 Year Anniversary of the mamaVISION blog. I recorded a warm hearted video, expressed my genuine thanks, only to be whacked upside the head by the the first two individuals who posted. Not exactly the love-fest … Continue reading

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