Category: self esteem

Why Saying “I Will be Happy When” is Holding You Back

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What does it mean to be happy? Does happiness come from the number on the scale or the approval of others? Is happiness something we must chase down and catch, only to hold onto for a short while, until it slips through our fingers again? The “I’ll be Happy When” Syndrome When was the last… Read more »

3 Easy Steps You Can Take Toward Body Positivity

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A woman’s relationship with her body is a complicated one. There are some women who radiant confidence and know they can rock any outfit, while others keep a long list of insecurities on repeat in their heads. Most of us are somewhere in between, constantly oscillating along the spectrum. You’re always going to have good… Read more »

2020 Brand Ambassador Search!

Outgoing!Fearless!Body Positive!Passionate!Social Media Savvy! Does this sound like you? The Pouting Room is looking for courageous, spirited women willing to join our brand ambassador program! Our ambassador babes will focus on spreading the word about what a boudoir session at The Pouting Room is really like, and will be proud to share their boudoir photos… Read more »

Self-Acceptance for Beginners

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Learning to be okay with who you are and eventually coming to love that person is anything but easy. Too many people look at self-acceptance as a finite destination, rather than an ongoing process of peaks and valleys. While there are no shortcuts on the road to self-love, that doesn’t mean there aren’t any guideposts… Read more »

Eat Good to Feel Good

If you want to look your best, you can start with focusing on feeling your best. An important part of how well you look and feel depends on how well you eat. Although it’s perfectly fine to occasionally indulge in a slice of pizza or a decadent dessert, many of those foods can damage our… Read more »

Brands That Support All Women As They Are

Many women are growing tired of magazines, advertisements, and otherwise portraying unachievable body images as a “must have.” Women come in all shapes and sizes, and unfortunately, the positive side of that is rarely reflected in the media. Luckily, many different brands have committed to celebrating the natural beauty of women regardless of age, shape,… Read more »

Picking the Best Bathing Suit for Your Body Type

Regardless of your body type, many women dread shopping for a bathing suit. (That’s right ladies, we’re in it together!) With temperatures starting to warm up, many of us will soon be hitting the mall for a swimsuit that we can feel confident in while soaking up the summer sun. Unfortunately, seeing our bare bodies… Read more »

All About Loving Yourself

We live in a world where we are constantly being peer pressured: pressured to be a specific size, to wear a specific brand, to do our makeup a specific way, to dye our hair a certain color, and the list goes on. With social media being present in our lives on a daily basis, we… Read more »

Shopping for Your Best Lingerie

If you’re not used to wearing lingerie or you’ve never shopped for it before, standing in front of a sea of lace, ruffles, straps, and patterns can feel intimidating. Don’t worry, we got you girl! The Pouting Room is here to offer tips and tricks that will help women find the best lingerie for them…. Read more »

Finding Confidence with Photography

Gaining Self-Confidence Through Photos

The reason I choose to work in boudoir photography is to help women feel empowered. Boudoir photography isn’t about sex; it is about helping women feel attractive, powerful and confident. You deserve to feel great. You deserve to feel relaxed and pampered. As women, we are conditioned from a young age that there will always… Read more »