Winona Dimeo-Ediger is a blogger, author, and banjo enthusiast based in Nashville, Tennessee. Follow her on Instagram @winonarose.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger's Articles

"I inhabited my body instead of observing it."

5 Truly Simple, Purely Practical Tips For Everyday Body Positivity

I'm all about body positivity practices that require self reflection and deep emotional shifts. Therapy? Sign me up. Journaling? Yes... Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   01.19.17 12am   |   SHARE
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Inaugural Make-Up Tutorial: Get On Your Gorgeous Game-Face

As we prepare to take to the streets to protest the inauguration of a racist, sexist, xenophobic demagogue, we need to LOOK GOOD doing it.
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   01.19.17 12pm   |   SHARE
It’s me, Optimism! Cheeriness? Excitement? Hope?

An Imagined Conversation With Optimism

Ever had an imagined conversation with optimism? Yeah, me too.
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   01.18.17 12am   |   SHARE
Throw every body-policing fashion rule you've heard out the window and buy yourself something gorgeous!

6 Reasons To Wait Until You Lose Weight To Buy New Clothes (And Why They're All Wrong)

Clothes can be altered. Clothes can be sold. Clothes can be swapped with friends. In the meantime, you have to get dressed every day, and you might as well love the clothes you have right now.
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   01.16.17 12am   |   SHARE
How to find hope, despite the times.

Yes, Virginia, Trump IS The President

In 1897, a little girl named Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of the Sun, asking if there was a Santa Claus. The editor’s response, “Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus,”... Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   12.19.16 12pm   |   SHARE
Instagram: IT’S NATIONAL DONUT DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Image: Joni Edelman.

An Imagined Conversation With Instagram

Instagram: Don’t eat it though, just hold it. With a stiff, outstretched arm in front of a whimsical mural on a decaying brick wall.
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   07.12.16 12am   |   SHARE
Driving by yourself allows you to be completely independent in a way not offered by other forms of travel. Image: Greyerbaby/Pixabay.

7 Reasons Solo Road Trips Are The Best Way To Travel

You don’t have to compromise on music or air conditioning temperature or snack break times. It’s just you, your car, and the open road. Ah, freedom!
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   05.16.16 12am   |   SHARE
When you’re helping people zip up dresses and watching their reactions to certain items of clothing, you start noticing patterns. Image: Thinkstock.

4 Things Women Say In The Dressing Room (And What I Wish I Could Say Back)

When you’re helping people zip up dresses and watching their reactions to certain items of clothing, you start noticing patterns. Here are four of the phrases I hear most often in the dressing room,... Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   05.10.16 12am   |   SHARE
For people who feel things deeply, just BEING is an intense experience. Image: Thinkstock.

4 Survival Tips For The Sensitive Soul

Dear Sensitive Soul: Are you having a hard time right now? Me too. I think a lot of us are.
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   04.22.16 12am   |   SHARE
Combining two different people’s moods, habits, energy levels, wants, and needs into something that resembles a cohesive and harmonious shared life requires constant compromise and adjustment.

4 Game-Changing Relationship Mantras

Hopefully you say “I love you” to your partner as often as possible. But how often do you tell them you like them? Because as much as we might take loving each other for granted, liking each other... Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   04.6.16 12am   |   SHARE