Creating a Safe Mental Space

Creating a Safe Mental Space

Hey GIT Girls! One of the main things I want to share with all of you is how to survive & thrive after trauma or a major life set-back. A lot of people have survived traumas and tragedies, but they’re dead inside. I was one of them for a long time. Beginning at 8 years old, I endured some very disturbing physical, mental, verbal, and emotional abuse. I lived in a hell of abuse, self-harm, and overwhelming grief for the next 20 years. It’s difficult to understand how someone could spend…

Farewell Muffin Top: In Remembrance of Confidence Snatchers by Boogie Breezy

Farewell Muffin Top: In Remembrance of Confidence Snatchers by Boogie Breezy

We say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Yet often times, self-critiques in front of the mirror do not reflect that ideal. At such vulnerable times, it rarely occurs to us to remember that beauty is only skin deep. Through the extra poundage, or lack there of, through the pain of the first grey, or the uncertainty of the first wrinkle, our sense of self gets questioned. Today, however, today marks the day we will say goodbye to self-doubt. In memory of our self-loathing past, I ask…

Weekly Preview 4/17 to 4/23/16

Weekly Preview 4/17 to 4/23/16

Hey GIT Girls! It’s Gigi here to give you some info on what’s coming up this week on the blog. It’s time for our Weekly Preview! Love in the Time of F***boys Part II by Gigi Nicole This will focus on what a girl should do after they’ve been hurt by a F***boy. I’ll share more of my personal story, as well tips on healing and recovering. Believe me when I say that I know how much damage these jokers can do to a girl. Farewell Muffin Top: In Remembrance…

How the Fashion & Beauty Industry is Making Us Sick

How the Fashion & Beauty Industry is Making Us Sick

Hey, GIT Girls! So the website is back and are you loving it, or what? I know I am really excited about all the progress we’ve been making. Today, I want to discuss something that is near-and-dear to my heart: The effects of media on self-image. Sounds like my PhD thesis to me! We all know that what we read/see/hear, and experience on from media (TV, radio, film, social media, books, and MAGAZINES) has effects on us all in some way. Deny it if you want, but it is proven. Now,…

We’re Back…And With More Cool Stuff!

We’re Back…And With More Cool Stuff!

Did you think we were gone? Not a chance! The website has been down for a little bit to upgrade some of the site’s features. We have a new look and more functionality. One of the things I’m most excited about is our new “Subscribe” option. When you subscribe, you will receive early notification of contests and giveaways,  alerts on new blog posts and magazine releases, and more! The subscribe button is located on the “Home” page in the right sidebar. The next thing I’m really looking forward to is our “Members…