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Anne-Sophie Reinhardt
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Anne-Sophie Reinhardt is a body image writer, self-love coach, speaker and the author of Love Your Body The Way It Is.

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How Can You Truly Feel Your Body Without Instantly Hating Upon It?

(0) Comments | Posted April 7, 2014 | 1:21 PM

You know, there are a few things that I wish I would've learned sooner in my life.

Feeling my body, being actually aware of it without hating upon it, is one of those things.

There's a voluminous peace that washes over you the first time you sit with...

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10 Ways to Stop Overeating Today

(0) Comments | Posted March 14, 2014 | 4:50 PM

Have you every really tasted a strawberry?

Have you ever truly noticed the texture of a piece of chocolate? Or the flavor of it?

If you haven't -- and if you tend to overeat, eat emotionally or compulsively -- you're missing out on one of the most beautiful sides...

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Do You Believe These Lies About Yourself?

(0) Comments | Posted March 11, 2014 | 11:51 AM

When we're caught in the dieting and body-hating trap, we choose to believe all kinds of weird stuff about ourselves.

Every day, we tell ourselves "truths" we picked up as children, in high school, from partners (who we should've never been with) and, of course, from the media. We...

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The Courageousness of Accepting Things as They Are

(0) Comments | Posted February 7, 2014 | 3:04 PM

I Ching: It is only when we have the courage to face things exactly as they are, without any self-deception on illusion. That a light will develop out of events, by which the path to success may be recognized.

One of the hardest things in life is to accept our...

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The Dangerous Message Behind Beyonce's 'Pretty Hurts' Video

(11) Comments | Posted February 4, 2014 | 5:16 PM

A little while ago, I was skyping with my little sister Valerie -- always a highlight of my day as she's currently in Cameroon, where she works and where her boyfriend lives.

As it goes with sisters, we talked about everything from love to work to celebrities to, yes, weight...

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When Your Life's Mission Is to Lose Weight

(0) Comments | Posted January 24, 2014 | 12:21 PM

I have a family member, let's call her Etta.

Etta has been on a diet ever since I've known.

Well, that's not quite true, actually.

She's been on 500 diets ever since I've known her. From Atkins to South Beach to intermittent fasting to all carbs to vegetarian, she's been...

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Being True to Ourselves Doesn't Come Easily to Most of Us

(0) Comments | Posted September 11, 2013 | 12:54 PM

Do you have trouble being true to yourself?

Take heart, you're not alone.

Being true to ourselves doesn't come easily to most of us.

Most of us feel this constant pressure to do what others want us to do, do what we're supposed to do and do...

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Is It Possible to Break Free From Emotional Eating?

(1) Comments | Posted September 10, 2013 | 2:30 PM

This winter, I made a commitment to myself: I'd finally stop my emotional/compulsive eating cycle.

I had lost a lot of weight after separating from my husband and then gained it all back (plus a few pounds) in a few short weeks. Hello, law of emotional eating!


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Life Is Worth Fighting For

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2013 | 3:38 PM

"Do you feel something? Anything?" My mom's shaking me, desperate, terrified, wailing.

"She's breathing." My dad's checking my pulse.

My sister's just standing there, watching. Heartbroken.

It is February 28th, 2006. The day I tried to commit suicide.

My memory of that day is a haze.


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