An antidote to all of the below:
Update: both images above:
“Justin Beiber threatened legal action against breatheheavy.com for posting this .gif that suggests he is not as big as his Calvin Klein advertisement makes him look, claiming this insinuation by Breathheavy is damaging “his brand.” (i.imgur.com)
Media has unrealistic beauty expectations for Men, too.
6 hours of photoshopping a model time-lapsed into 90 seconds:
Mindfulness isn’t about gurus on mountaintops. It is about everyday life. It is about learning to make friends with oneself, as we are. Buying into perfection is aggression: aggression toward ourselves.
“A little perspective goes a long way…” via Imgur via my ol’friend M.
What’s sexy? Humor. Loving oneself. Not perfection? Not so much (but it sure does sell):
Ah, photoshop. The digital equivalent of plastic surgery. Photos:
Bonus: a great, handsome young Buddhist teacher on how to help the world:
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