More and more people are looking to enhance their appearance by way of injectables, cosmetic treatments, and surgeries, and studies show use of social media increases desire for such procedures. But model Tess Holliday has a message for those who might seek out elective cosmetic procedures: "Don't do anything to your body to fit into a trend. Don't do it."
Olivia Munn has been candid about her experiences with pregnancy and postpartum with her followers on social media. Most recently, she shared a clip of her performing some pretty physical martial arts moves on set of Tales of the Walking Dead (a spinoff of The Walking Dead series). The actress looks pretty badass in the video of her fighting off zombies with round kicks and avoiding their advances with quick defensive moves, but her caption reveals how she really felt at the time. (See: What You Should Know About Supporting Your Mental Health Before and During Pregnancy)
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