No Ifs, Ands, or Butts: Your Christmas Guide to Body Positivity

We’re getting dangerously close to Christmas and with it comes the Holiday Season Diet Culture™. Yonna Kuipers wrote a Christmas guide to body positivity especially for the Almost Famous Writer advent calendar to navigate this trying time. Christmas is generally a time filled and focused on happy memories, joyful traditions, and extravagant meals. Yet, it…

Bah humbug: the jolly, the good and the bad of Christmas

Cat lover and MA graduate Yonna Kuipers talks all stuff Christmas: the jolly, the good and the bad. As the end of the year gathers my excitement rises tenfold. The days are getting shorter, my sweater collection is growing, and Michael Bublé is fully defrosted. This can only mean one thing: it’s Christmas time. The…