Brittany Posey

Communications Consultant and Writer.

Location icon United States of America

I tend to vacillate between sentimentality and complexity. People and relationships are key, which is why I find communication to be an integral component in the human condition.

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Proud2bme
Proud2Bme | building a nation where confidence rules

It took work for Brittany Posey to discover who she was separate from her eating disorder. But the rewards were worth it. Read her story. "Come to the edge, he said. We are afraid, they said. Come to the edge, he said. They came to the edge, He pushed them and they flew.

Pockets full of poseyisms
01/19/2016
Deliverance: Paddle Faster

Affliction is not typically something we wish for. With affliction comes pain, long-suffering and tough lessons. Some lessons take longer to learn than we'd like, and often those experiences require hard work, sweat, tears, patience --- all things antithetical to the good feels. If you can relate, you know how frustrating it is to struggle...

Pockets full of poseyisms
01/12/2016
Eschew Obfuscation

Most of us are unequivocally driven by productivity. We thrive on the instantaneous outcome of completing tasks and marking up our to-do lists. Unwilling to concede to our debilitating need to produce results and have something to showcase, we subscribe to the false power of productivity and continue to validate the worthiness of our lives...

Pockets full of poseyisms
03/03/2016
Make Room For People

Presence is powerful, but our phone time tells a different story. When we are glued to our smartphones, we gamble away time that could be spent looking someone in the eye and saying, 'I'm here, I'm listening.' Sure, text messages and emails can be great on occasion, but offering your undivided attention speaks volumes in...

Proud2bme
Proud2Bme | building a nation where confidence rules

By Brittany Posey--Bodysnarking is relatively straightforward in the media, most of the time. There are, however, exceptions, especially in celebrity infotainment media sources. Sometimes (more often than not), we need to take a closer look into the underlying messages in seemingly positive media coverage of women and their bodies.

Proud2bme
Proud2Bme | building a nation where confidence rules

By Brittany Posey--There's a common misconception that those who suffer from eating disorders are easy to identify by their noticeably thin, skeletal features. Though it may sometimes be the case, this widely accepted (and overgeneralized) belief is far from the truth. It's a dangerous misconception because many people who engage in eating disordered behaviors may appear to be healthy.

Pockets full of poseyisms
02/29/2016
Shrouded By Shame

Shame is the traumatic exposure of nakedness. Ashamed. We've all been there at one time or another in our lives. Whether it's minor or on a larger scale, to feel shame spiritually, mentally, or emotionally is an unpleasant state of being. Often times we wrap ourselves up in our fears and insecurities that we are...

Proud2bme
Proud2Bme | building a nation where confidence rules

By Brittany Posey-- In a recent interview with Seventeen magazine, Pretty Little Liars star Troian Bellisario communicates her personal struggle with an eating disorder and self-harm behaviors as a teen. Bellisario discusses how she would withhold food or personal liberties based on components of performance or perceived self-worth, and how this destructive pattern has affected her life and personal growth.

Proud2bme
Proud2Bme | building a nation where confidence rules

By Brittany Posey-- Diversity is a beautiful thing. Seriously, it's gorgeous. As autonomous members of society, we do ourselves a service by embracing diversity. The fashion industry is a realm of society where diversity is often ostracized in many ways, particularly as it relates to bodies and physical appearances.

Proud2bme
Proud2Bme | building a nation where confidence rules

By Brittany Posey--Selfies on social media have become an ubiquitous image. The motivation surrounding the sharing and posting of selfies from social media users is varied, although there is the belief circulating that selfies are a form of approval-seeking behavior.In an article from Common Sense Media, the author discusses the popularity and possible toxicity of selfie sharing on social media.