There are those who talk and there are those who do. WHO (Women's Housing Option) does. This living group has set themself apart as more than just a place for women to live. Concepts like "safe space", "social advocacy" and "community efficacy" come to mind when looking at the stirring and dynamic new campaign that was launched last week. Body image issues are a reality in many of our lives. The statistics that support this truth are alarming as words are spoken with little or no thought given to the lasting psychological impact that is left in the wake of commentaries on women's bodies. It is encouraging to see that, with the photo expertise of Ashley Tsai, this group of women has created space to invite conversation, expand thought provoking images and develop the tools to initiate positive change. All of our lives are affected when even one life is disrupted by the inability
One of last year's seniors (and a former DUWELL intern), Rose O'Connor, was inspired to write this blog in the spring of 2012, her last semester at Duke. As we approach Thanksgiving time, it seems especially appropriate to consider gratitude and how to appreciate the small things in life...
Hello, and welcome to the DUWELL at Duke Blog! We’re excited to bring you posts created by staff and students at Duke. This summer, we’ll post blogs once a week exploring different health and wellness related news, stories, information, videos, etc. During the academic year, you’ll get even MORE great posts on these topics when we begin posting 2-3 times per week!
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