It's hardly a radical insight to note that popular culture has a limiting view of femininity. Despite how toxic the images of popular culture may be to a woman's self-image, there are lessons we can learn about how to enjoy pop culture while avoiding the bloat.
The wealth in this world is truly astonishing. Not the glittering wealth of possessions, fast cars, luxury yachts, fashion statements. It is the wealth in each one of us ordinary human beings that is extraordinary, unfathomable and profoundly capable of righting the wrongs we meet.
But I love these shorts! I've worked hard to stay in shape and maintain the stamina it takes to do four hours on my feet in 5-inch heels. If I do say so myself, my high mileage legs literally and figuratively kick ass.
Yes, we have big problems -- both macro-economically and micro-economically in our personal household budgets. But unless we have the confidence and courage to face these issues and get on with our lives, we are doomed to the status quo.
What if we each added to our new year's resolution lists the willingness to point out our strengths rather than our shortcomings? Imagine how that might improve our day-to-day outlook and assist us in having the stamina for lifelong pursuits.