Category Archives: Gamma Xi Delta

A sorority in Hamburg, not far from the university campus, near the Alster. Danielle, the president, always takes her students out of their comfort zone. Her goal is a new body awareness. Because shame is deeply rooted in our society, and it manifests the existing conditions.
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Hazing in unrecognized sororities

In the world of Greek life, sororities are often portrayed as sisterhoods built on support, friendship and self-determination. But behind the veil of sisterhood hides a darker reality for some: hazing. While recognized sororities adhere to strict guidelines and regulations, there is a subset of organizations that operate outside of the recognized Greek system and … Continue reading Hazing in unrecognized sororities

The reflection of the soul: Your body as an expression of your personality

Our bodies incarnate who we are. Every movement we make conveys our thoughts, feelings, and experiences. When we are stressed or anxious, our body may express this tension through tense muscles and shallow breathing. When we are happy and carefree, our bodies radiate warmth and lightness. Our bodies tell us who we are and what … Continue reading The reflection of the soul: Your body as an expression of your personality

The challenges of winter recruitment: Your body in the cold

Joining a sorority is an exciting time for many female students because it offers the opportunity to join a sisterhood of like-minded women while staying true to your own values and interests. However, for many young women, the recruitment process can be accompanied by uncomfortable challenges. Although hazing is now banned in most universities, it … Continue reading The challenges of winter recruitment: Your body in the cold

Protecting our inner self: Boundaries of shame and empowerment

Have you ever thought about why our boundaries are so important in the first place? Why are we so fragile that we need to protect ourselves from intrusion and exposure? In this blog post, we will explore the connection between maintaining our personal boundaries, violating our privacy and compromising our sense of dignity. Personal boundaries … Continue reading Protecting our inner self: Boundaries of shame and empowerment

The choker – origin and history of the velvet necklace

The choker, a necklace wrapped tightly around the neck, has become a popular fashion accessory in recent years. However, few people seem to know the meaning behind the black choker. The history and origins of the choker are fascinating and varied, with influences from different cultures and eras. In this blog post, we will look … Continue reading The choker – origin and history of the velvet necklace

Overcoming inhibitions: A journey to self-acceptance

Inhibitions, fears and inhibitions often limit our freedom to express ourselves. They prevent us from accepting ourselves as we truly are and stop us from enjoying life to the fullest. However, as women, it is important to challenge these limiting beliefs, especially when it comes to our relationship with our bodies. In this blog post, … Continue reading Overcoming inhibitions: A journey to self-acceptance

Unlocking the Secrets of Sorority Letters of Recommendation

Like a kiss, a letter of recommendation is a seal of approval that can make you feel like Cinderella at the ball. But not all sororities consider them equally important. In fact, the tone of a recommendation letter can make or break your chances of being accepted into a sorority. With so many sororities changing … Continue reading Unlocking the Secrets of Sorority Letters of Recommendation

Your body, Your rules: How to Find Self-Acceptance

Your body is your temple. It is a vessel of beauty and uniqueness that carries you through your life’s journey. Sometimes you may feel like you’re not good enough, but that’s a lie that society has fed us. The truth is that you are perfect just as you are. Freeing yourself from society’s standards of … Continue reading Your body, Your rules: How to Find Self-Acceptance

The Complexities of Big-Little Relationships in Sororities

Joining a sorority can be an exciting experience for many young women as they embark on a new journey in college. One of the most cherished sorority traditions is the assignment of a Big Sister to a Little Sister, where the Big Sister guides and supports her younger counterpart. However, despite the best intentions, conflicts … Continue reading The Complexities of Big-Little Relationships in Sororities

Embracing Body Positivity in a Community: How You Can Support Others and Strengthen Yourself

Body positivity is a topic that has taken over the internet, inspiring people to reclaim their bodies and love themselves unconditionally. But this journey can be a difficult and isolating one, and it can be hard to stay positive when you feel alone. That’s where community comes in. By surrounding yourself with like-minded individuals who … Continue reading Embracing Body Positivity in a Community: How You Can Support Others and Strengthen Yourself