Hannah Sampson

Bio

Feminist, yogi, empath. Lover of lipstick and cheeseburgers. Story teller. Proud member of the Pawnee Goddesses.

How Yoga Finally Made Me Learn To Love My Body, Curves And All

By Hannah Sampson
I've been heavy ever since I was a very young girl. My weight fluctuated from chunky to chubby as I grew up. My mother – even though I love her very much – used to point out my weight like it was this ugly, fat curse I needed to control. I was…

Here's How I Calm Myself Down When I Feel My Anxiety Coming On

By Hannah Sampson
When I was 18, I met, fell in love with, moved across the state for and eventually married someone who I thought would be in my life for the next 60 years. I planned a future of date nights, family gatherings, anniversaries and memories with this…

Why A Relationship Can't Exist Without Arguing

By Hannah Sampson
I've been in relationships in the past where I was never argued with. I was never challenged to think or to grow. My thoughts were just accepted, but hardly acknowledged. To me, that is the kiss of death in love. I yearn to be argued with. Of…

4 Simple Ways Strong Women Can Positively Influence The Younger Generation

By Hannah Sampson
I recently found myself in an amazing and unusual situation. I've fallen in love and moved in with my boyfriend... and the 17-year-old sister he is raising. As an only child, sharing a space with a teenage girl is unusual for me. Being around her…

3 Things All Professional Waxers Want You To Know About Your Vagina

By Hannah Sampson
I perform Brazilian waxes for a living. Women come to my place of business and pay me a lot of money to rip the hair from their pussy. I've seen hundreds of vaginas. All shapes, sizes and colors. You name it, I've seen it. Not only do people pay me…

How One Yoga Class Completely Changed How I Dealt With My Anxiety

By Hannah Sampson
I've struggled with chronic anxiety since I was a teenager. I used to make myself physically ill because I wasn't able to control it. Until I was in my 20s, it didn't occur to me that there was a name for what I was living with. When I was finally…

If You Want Men To Be Feminists, Stop Saying These 5 Things To Them

By Hannah Sampson
Over the last few years, Feminism has started to take on the positive connotation it deserves. More and more people are coming into the light and seeing that feminism is synonymous with gender equality. It's not a bad or dirty word. It's not about…

6 Phrases That Can Unintentionally Downplay The Struggles Of Mental Illness

By Hannah Sampson
For most of my life, I've suffered from pretty severe anxiety. When I was little, I just thought I was nauseous all the time. As a teenager, I exercised for hours a day to get the nervousness to pass. As an adult, I do yoga and practice my breathing…

If You Still Don't Get Feminism, Here Are The Basics Of Gender Equality

By Hannah Sampson
This year's presidential election has been heating up within the Democratic party. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton both have their loyal followers, and the arguments between the two candidates' supporters have started to pit liberals against one…