On the left, you will see "Check out my eight-pack, you think I'm healthy and fit, but I am infertile and my bones are weak" Kate. On the right, you will see "Check out my boobs, I look healthy and feminine and my internal state reflects this" Kate.
I welcomed getting to the point where what many called a "cute" belly developed and I felt like people could see that I was pregnant.
We create worlds. We inspire communities. We ignite transformations. And yet and because of this, the divine feminine has been repressed for mill...
The media makes it out to be a myth. A goal for every summer. No one truly has the bikini body that fitness/health publications talk about because it is not real. It is fictional. Yet, they give you just a few easy steps to get the body "they" want... not the one you want.
How can we truly get a respectful acceptance from others when we internally are being unjust to those in our own community?
When your professional title is "Skinny Girl," of course wearing your 4-year-old's pajama set is going to spark controversy. Bethenny Frankel's fortune gets bigger as she "helps" women get physically smaller.
The truth is that skinny or fat equals an increased chance of cancer if you're not exercising. So, note to self, living a healthy lifestyle is really the new skinny. And you are beautiful, no matter what your size!
I'd love to tell my daughter that I have always loved my body. That I have never abused it to lose a few pounds. That health has always taken a front seat to vanity. I'm not going to tell this lie to her.
They would not WORK if they were wrinkle-free. There would be very little bending possible in a knee covered in tight, taut skin. And unless you have a very specific set of genetics and proportions, there will be a saggy little bit of bonus leg perched atop your kneecap.
Like many women, I've often distilled body image into a series of cold hard numbers: pounds, dress size, calories, carbs. But it wasn't always this way. In fact, the first time I realized weight would be an issue in my life, it was all about words.
I love my body. Despite constant messages piped into our brains telling us we're not supposed to, I f*cking love my body.
When I first found out Gemma was a girl, I made a conscious promise to abandon any body image issues -- or at least confine them to my own mind. I certainly didn't want to pass that type of negativity on to my girl. And now, with two daughters, it's a goal that's even more poignant
In a world of ever-changing trends, knowing what to wear to flatter your body shape can be a bit of a challenge even for the savviest of dressers. Luckily for you, these tips will flatter and flaunt, whatever your size and shape.
After all the years we have spent looking into mirrors, why is it that we didn't have a clue what was going to happen to our bodies after age 50?
We should consider the people who know how to love deeply or are positive influences or even people who are warriors of peace more beautiful than the stick skinny starved models we see on the runways.
Comparing your own body to a naked celebrity on a magazine cover can make you depressed enough to run straight to the fridge to eat a full pint of ice cream. (It did to me, just now.) That is, unless you change your perspective.