Tag: confidence

Let’s Talk About Changes

Or rather the constant change in our bodies. I’ve gone through some ups and downs when it comes to weight. I went through pregnancy at age 19, and a whole lot of changes happen through that time, and for a while after as well. I’ve had periods of time where I’ve been quite fit, and then some when I have…

With No Shame!

The photo is by the wonderful Thomas Amdahl 😊 Check out his Instagram here! Isn’t it weird how the most natural part of us, the bodies that we are born in, are causing us so much anxiety, stress, and insecurity? How often do we look at it and think that it’s not good enough? How many times have we made plans…

Body Loving by Christina de Vries – POEM

When was the last time You looked in the mirror and said  I love this body of mine? * When there was nothing you’d like to change Nothing to improve or work with When you didn’t compare yourself to strangers? * Ask me. The honest answer is  I can’t even remember  And scary enough, I’m not alone in this *…

Confessions of a Ginger

Being a ginger is awesome! I love it! I’m proud of it! But there was a time when I wasn’t. Being an unsecure teenager was tough. Being a bullied one was even worse. There are some things that are quite different when it comes to us gingers and the bullies have a talent for finding those little things and using…

You don’t have to try so hard!

The first time I showed this song to one of my girlfriends she was in tear. I had the exact same reaction when I heard it the first time. Now I would like to share it with you guys! We use so much energy on trying to fit in, to look the way that the media tell us is the…

Hi! My Name is Christina and I am a Confident Introvert!

Throughout life I’ve been through several different stages with my personality. For some time as a very young girl I could run up to strangers and talk and talk and talk. I even fell asleep in the laps of an old couple I met on the train once. I only remember bits and pieces of this and can’t say for…

4 Days.. 6 Years.. Who cares??

The big talk these past days here in Norway has been about blogger Caroline Berg Eriksen’s post on instagram. She posted this picture four days after giving birth to her first child: I didn’t really think much about it other than being slightly surprised thinking back to how my body looked four days after I gave birth to Leander. Then…