Although it is absolutely natural to have hair in the genital area, women’s pubic hair is still a taboo that seems to remain unbroken. It is shaved, waxed and plucked! But slowly the perception of female body hair is changing. That’s shown by these three women, who let their pubic hair grow. Here they tell us why.
Truth be told, most women dread menopause! This is because menopause can bring mood swings, hot flashes, weight gain and other unpleasant symptoms. But would we feel more relaxed about this natural stage of life, if we viewed it without prejudice, preconceived ideas and common fears? Our author, Thea, feels that we can surrender ourselves with trust to the rhythm of nature’s cycle. The greatest treasures of our wonderful journeys through life are already in hand by the time women reach this stage: our life experience and our inner wisdom.
Toxic people are everywhere. We meet them at all stages of our lives and sometimes even find ourselves spending time in their company. Reckless, intrusive and rude – these people tend to leave us feeling powerless and empty. A perfectly logical solution to the problem might simply be to stay out of their way, but there are situations when that’s just not possible. We’ve provided a guide on how to deal with toxic people in a healthy way.
Ever since I was a child, I’ve been called a cry-baby. And for the longest time, I thought it was an insult. But I’ve come to appreciate my sensitive side. Now, whenever I feel like crying, I give in to the tears, the self-pity and those irrational emotions, but I no longer feel ashamed.
Society is wonderfully diverse. That fact won’t come as much of a surprise to anyone walking the streets of Berlin or another big city. And yet, diversity and inclusion are often not discussed and represented in the fashion industry. Distorted and misguided beauty ideals continue to dominate. But there’s hope in sight. Over the last season in particular, more fashion brands than ever before have begun to focus on diversity in their lookbooks and campaigns. Here, we present five great fashion brands that celebrate diversity and inclusion.
Today is International Women’s Day. Since 1921 this day has commemorated the struggle for equal rights but is also used to take stock of the current state of things. Social media today is full of these topics. It’s a trend on the self-representation platform Instagram too–#womensday. So it’s time to think how presentation and competition for recognition are compatible with emancipation and a strong female image.
There are many inspiring women in life – from your everyday heroines to political fighters to historical celebrities – and all of them have one thing in common: advocating for women’s rights and emancipation. Their lives and work are a driving force and inform our societies. And naturally, such inspirational women make fascinating characters in graphic novels. We’ve collected some of the genre’s best examples of stories about wonderful women.
The Me-Month at O Diaries is almost over, but to celebrate self-love in the other months as well, here comes a universal Me-Guide that you can play again and again. Our author Edith Löhle has invited Consciousness Coach Alexandra Lia on the Blue Couch of the O Talk. With the help of meditation and simple life hacks she shows us how we come into our feminine power in everyday life – and how we stay. Yaaaaas, girls.