Self Acceptance

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Beautiful smiling young caucasian woman with long hair standing near mirror, holding powder palette and brush, doing makeup and looking at reflection in bathroom at home.
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In a world where the standards for what a woman should look and dress like change every few years, down to the size of her bust to the length of her skirt, it’s no surprise that many of us feel less than or not good enough in terms of society’s beauty standards. This leaves women […]

3 Ways to Find Beauty in Yourself

Confidence Booster, Self Acceptance

A client testimonial "If Only I had known I was booking a gift for myself."
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A Gift For Yourself As a boudoir photographer, I have had the privilege of capturing the beauty and confidence of many clients through my lens. Some women do a session as a gift for their partner. Whether it be for a wedding, anniversary, birthday or just because. What many clients come to realize is that […]

If Only I had Known . . .

Body Neutrality, Body Positivity, boudoir photographer ma, Self Acceptance, self esteem, Self Love, Self-Care, Women Empowerment

Women eating ice cream enjoying their summer vacation and feeling confident in their bodies
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As the weather begins to warm up, we get excited about all the outdoor adventures and opportunities during the summer months. From days spent at the beach to outdoor patios for lunch, the long, hot days ahead are bound to be fun. With warmer weather comes fewer layers of clothes that protect us from the […]

Simple Ways to Feel Confident in Your Body This Summer

Confidence Booster, Self Acceptance

Lock with gold key and Happiness tag
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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 […]

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

Self Acceptance, self esteem

Boudoir Photographer in Marion, MA
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Let’s face it; most of us don’t like to be vulnerable. Being real with other people about your weaknesses, struggles, challenges, and desires is not easy. Too often, we feel as though we need to put on a permanent front of strength and resilience. But nobody has it together all the time, and the more […]

How Embracing Vulnerability Will Make Your Life Better

Self Acceptance, Self Love, Self-Care

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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 […]

2020 Brand Ambassador Search!

Being Inclusive, Body Neutrality, Body Positivity, boudoir photographs, Boudoir Photography, Brand Ambassador, Confidence Booster, Self Acceptance, self esteem, Self Love

Boudoir Photography in Boston MA
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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 […]

Self-Acceptance for Beginners

Self Acceptance, self esteem

Boudoir Photography in Boston, MA
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The conversation around self-love has shifted and expanded considerably in recent years to be much more diverse and inclusive! The ongoing dialogue today includes many different perspectives and philosophies on how to best practice self-care and maintain a healthy mindset. One of the newer doctrines sweeping the blogosphere is body neutrality. Because we prioritize the […]

What is Body Neutrality?

Body Neutrality, Self Acceptance, Self Love

Day of the shoot
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A widely held misconception is that only young, fit women are attractive enough to do boudoir photography—a heavily flawed belief. First and foremost, it is critical to note that there is not one standard definition of what makes someone beautiful. The second mistake this assumption makes is that beauty can be limited or determined by […]

Reasons to Do a Boudoir Shoot as an Older Woman

Body Positivity, Mature Boudoir Photography, Self Acceptance

Self-Love Books for Women
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At the Pouting Room, we’re all about self-love. We believe that every woman is uniquely gorgeous and amazing, including you! For many women, however, self-love can be a difficult concept to put into practice. We’re so prone to self-criticism, and the messages we get from the media don’t help either. Learning to love yourself unconditionally […]

Three Self-Love Books Every Woman Should Read

Body Positivity, Self Acceptance, Self Love

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