I'm sorry you struggle with insecurity like I do. In case you didn't know, your message screams insecurity. Your form of coping seems to be putting others down. Interesting how we all have our struggles.
The question, "are you a boy or are you a girl?" seems like an innocent one, but for a person in the midst of a gender transition it can tap into serious personal insecurities.
I've written before on HuffPo about how if you don't like your body, it may throw your eating out of whack. But the obvious follow-up question is: how do I start liking my body?
Positivity can be dangerous. There is a predominant idea that you have to have a positive relationship with yourself before you should bring someone else into your life.
The phrase "it's funny because it's true" floated across my brain, only most women typically don't pay to have others scrutinize their hips, thighs, breasts, or hair--most women get that treatment for free.
Isn't it strange that it's second nature to pose yourself and monitor your body every couple of seconds as if you were meant to be a nice object to be looked at approvingly? I've only fairly recently found that these things aren't and shouldn't be second nature.
We spend our lives striving to achieve the perfection we see in the media but maybe we should start taking more stock in ourselves.
I did something really stupid recently: I jumped on board this manscaping train. Chalk it up to being very creative but without any ideas, and vanity....
Viewing fitspiration images on Instagram was associated with an increase in negative mood and body dissatisfaction and a decrease in appearance self-esteem.
The problem is we don't respect ourselves as being worthy of admiration. And even more harmful, we believe refusing a compliment or putting ourselves down makes us seem humble. It doesn't, it only diminishes us.
Think about your life and all the things you're trying not to be. A bad parent? A distant friend? A nagging miserable spouse? A yeller? A phone addict? The least productive person at work? Does fat really rank that high?
Over the years I've trained many men and women as well as many celebrities. Each person has a different goal and a different vision of what the wa...
People judge and people will judge. But this is your life. You are only 13 once. You are only 27 once. You are only 32 once. You are only 45 once. You are only at this age once. No second chances.
They say we are what we eat. Never a truer word has been spoken and you can look around and pretty much tell who eats right and who doesn't. I l...
As a sex coach and relationship consultant I firmly believe that everyone (singles, couples, women, men and everyone else on the gender binary spectrum), should consider doing a boudoir photo shoot.
Merriam-Webster's dictionary describes self-image as: the way you think about yourself and your abilities or appearance. When you look in the mirr...