Your body is perfect, just as it is. You don't need to lose weight, or tighten up your tummy, or pop out your butt in order to have a perfect beach body. You already have the perfect beach body. You are divine, feminine perfection.
I spent years determined to fight a battle with my bare hands instead of looking around me for other tools that I not only "could" use, but were in fact necessary. So maybe it's not an overhaul of my belief system at all, but rather an evolution.
Feeling comfortable in our own skin doesn't just happen. It isn't automatic or ingrained for most people -- especially not for those who have lived life being told that something is wrong with them because they don't fit an idealized standard.
BRCA mutations in your family might not be evident if you have information only for direct ancestors-- your parents and grandparents. Stronger evidence requires communication among branches of the family to establish a more complete picture.
We've been able to make differences in our home that have allowed us to finally sleep through the night and optimize our bedroom, and here's the seven steps to achieve the same in your own home.
Look left, look right, look in front of you, look behind you, and look in the mirror. One of you is affected by a mental health condition. Each year millions of Americans are facing the reality of a mental disorder of different nature and severity.
Look, we all want healthy bones and a better mood. But they shouldn't come at the cost of healthy skin.
A recent study published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry found that a high-fat diet that also includes some grapes can lower your risk of obesity.
That illness has given me proof that I can indeed find the strength to rise up. It taught me that, despite the brokenness that comes along with it, my brain can still perform to society's limited standards, and beyond. It would be silly not to say thank you to it, especially when it's in full force, testing this thing I call resilience.
. You don't have to deprive yourself, especially if you tend to be more active during the summer months. These things will help you stay on track this summer, so that you don't have to start over at square one when September rolls around.
Recovery has given me so many gifts. But most importantly, it's helped me find my voice. And come this summer, I plan on using it.
Every voice is needed now to keep the process moving forward. During Mental Health Awareness Month, let's make the Senators aware that they must act on this critical national issue and pass mental health reform now.
e're only at the beginning of a scientific exploration of this possible connection, and how it may affect our sleep patterns -- and our children's. We know that other forms of animal life possess physiological and behavioral connections to the moon. More research -- sure to come -- may eventually show us whether we do as well.
I speak for myself, and not necessarily all therapists. As a licensed mental health counselor, here is what I want you to know when you come into counseling for the first time.
I've surrounded myself with people who are fighting for those who stutter, and I've never been happier. While the journey is full of tasteless jokes and ignorance, there will always be those who help guide the way in compassion and understanding.
I have learned that CEO support is absolutely critical, but am often frustrated by a "tick-box" approach to mental health that prevails in many organizations, with limited visible support from senior leaders.
On World IBD Day, let's take the time to educate not only ourselves but also the general public about what IBD is and its impact on a patient's entire body and mind. Together, we can change public perception of these debilitating digestive diseases.
We need to start saving lives with tools we know work instead of making it harder for those fighting addiction to succeed and survive. Most importantly we need to see the life of a person struggling with addiction as more worth saving than the cost of the medicine. Comprehensive reform means acknowledging "new normals."
Sometimes, the magnifying lens of the press distorts good science into a boogeyman that misleads rather than informs.