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How Can I Learn to Relax My Body When Practicing Martial Arts?

Quora | Posted 02.01.2017 | Sports
Quora

In martial arts, how can I learn to physically relax more and rely less on muscle strength, more on posture/leverage? originally appeared on Quora - t...

Do You Have a Negative Attitude about Aging?

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 09.06.2016 | Science
Greater Good Science Center

By Kate Wheeling Everyone reacts differently to stressful events, but new research, published last week in the Journal of Gerontology: Psychologica...

How Body Shape Influences Olympic Performance

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.16.2017 | Healthy Living

Nothing represents the peak of physical condition like Olympic athletes do, yet they also represent a wide range of body types, shapes and sizes. Bask...

What Is A 'Male Body'?

Slate | James Nichols | Posted 07.20.2016 | Queer Voices

In November, voters in Houston repealed that city’s human rights ordinance, known as HERO, after a relentless campaign by opponents claimed that the...

The Complicated Feminist Ethics Of Corsets And Waist Trainers

The Establishment | Posted 06.07.2016 | Style
The Establishment

I wanted to see how I -- and my body -- would react to wearing a corset, while exploring the question: What role, if any, is fitting for corsets and waist trainers in our modern world?

Ten Easy Ways to Eliminate Sugar From Your Diet

Quora | Posted 05.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Quora

What are some tips for people struggling to cut most of the additional sugar from their diet? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing net...

Shameless: Broad City Takes on Period Shaming

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 05.18.2016 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

I was ten when I read Judy Blume's now legendary novel Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret where Margaret and her friends ride the emotional pendulum...

7 Ripped Women Smash The Stereotype That Strong Isn’t Feminine

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.09.2016 | Women

Strong is sexy. Just ask the women featured in Elle India's recent photography feature, "These Muscular Women Are Overthrowing Every Feminine Stereot...

The Disturbing Truth About How We Treat Our Pubic Hair

Renee Fisher | Posted 04.07.2016 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

I'm of an age when most people came into adulthood with as much hair (pubic and otherwise) as they could muster. Therefore I can attest to the hairless trend not being in fashion during the 60s and 70s. By the 90s, though, the hair-free look was popular.

Denise Bidot On How Her Mom's Body Image Struggles Helped Her Love Her Curves

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 03.30.2016 | Latino Voices

Plus-size model Denise Bidot says she realized that "beauty is not based on a size" after watching her mother struggle with loving her body. The 29-ye...

Woman Turns Body-Shaming Logic On Its Head In Just 4 Photos

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.17.2016 | Women

One young woman has had enough with being told that only women with a certain (read: thin) body type should be able to wear certain items of clothing....

How Reviewing Sex Toys Made Me Better In Bed

The Establishment | Posted 03.14.2016 | Women
The Establishment

Once you're writing things like, "By rocking this dildo up and down against my G-spot, I unlocked some seriously powerful orgasms," it becomes a lot easier to get specific when you're between the sheets with a partner.

Magazine's Nude Editorial Highlights The Beauty Of Body Diversity

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.18.2016 | Arts

Warning: This post contains nudity and may not be suitable for work. Love your body. That's the very message NOW Toronto magazine hopes to send with ...

Why I/We Hate Exercise (And How to Circumnavigate Our Reluctance)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 01.15.2017 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

This equation is simple:a few minutes of discipline equals hours of comfort, pleasure, a lengthened lifespan, and less time spent on medical procedures.

Carrie Fisher and the Cult of Casual Body Shaming

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 01.06.2017 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

The ways in which we talk about girls and women's bodies in our everyday matter every bit, if not more, as the way they get talked about by critics, columnists, and cultural pundits.

Notes From a Dive Bar XXXXVII - The Body of the Bar

Alan Black | Posted 11.18.2016 | San Francisco
Alan Black

Tony Bennett left his heart in San Francisco. George left his liver.

At Least 277 Bodies Found Under British Tram Line

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.17.2015 | Weird News

A mass graveyard containing the remains of at least 277 people has been discovered beneath an English city’s tram line. Construction workers found t...

Sierra Leone: The Private Life of War on the Bodies of Women

Fatou Wurie | Posted 10.18.2016 | Impact
Fatou Wurie

Inspired by Susan Griffin's book - The Private Life of War THE BACKGROUND YOU ARE MOST AWARE OF - 11 YEARS OF WAR IN SIERRA LEONE: Birth. I choose to...

Legally Swimming Naked in Paris

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 10.16.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Warning: This post contains images that may not be suitable for work environments. What? Yes, you heard that French people are no prude, after all,...

We Are Women And We're Sorry

Janet Frishberg | Posted 10.08.2016 | Women
Janet Frishberg

We want to know if we said the right thing, the wrong thing. We are sorry but we have feelings, we don't want to be crazy but, this might be wrong but, we might be delusional, and if we are, we're sorry. We're sorry we made you feel that way. We're sorry we made anything at all.

Psychotherapy in (and of) Everyday Life

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

We don't often stop to realize that our daily interactions with other people -- to whom we might feel love, hate or indifference -- can help us becom...

Viewing Ourselves In and Out of Context

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

To view ourselves in the context of our background, history and the present, is an essential aspect of self-acceptance.

The Body Post

Kate Baer | Posted 05.29.2016 | Women
Kate Baer

I am 14-years-old, 5'8, and 185 pounds. The only pants that fit over my thighs are outdated and torn. I've been an awkward kid my whole life, but now I am a teenager with braces, butterfly clips and I feel obese. It is hard. I try my best to ignore the fact that I don't look like everyone else, but still pray every night for a better body so that I might have a boyfriend other than "Chad," my fictional lover "from the city."

Conflict Isn't 'Crazy'

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

From the beginning of time, humankind has been faced with conflict. The story of Adam and Eve embodies one of the oldest struggles: between good and evil, or an alternate interpretation between innocence and knowledge.

What to Do With Our Bodies After We Die

Katrina Spade | Posted 04.25.2015 | Green
Katrina Spade

The Urban Death Project is developing a new option which may appeal to those among us who want to minimize environmental harm and give something back to the earth when we die.