Sophia San Filippo

Mom of three plays arcade basketball in a bikini

Body Image Issues Freakin’ Suck, But You Don’t

“Exciting adventures like vacations, poolside hangouts, any night out that begs for you to squeeze into some tight pants or a dress become stress-provoking and unfun. They take what could be your joyful and carefree attitude and turn you into a self-conscious, body-obsessed, judgment-fearing butterball of anxiety.”

‘Just quit. You can’t keep doing this to yourself.’ I took the leap of faith and decided to leave my job.’: Woman shares powerful reminder ‘you are going to make it’

“I wasn’t ready, at least not financially.  I’d never not been employed. I had a mortgage. Credit cards. Living expenses. Groceries. Insurance. Children. Dogs. People and things that relied on me. But by staying there, I was losing myself. After the 8th week of crying in my living room, it was time to dive into my best life, directed by the best version of me.”

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