I was sitting in a meeting yesterday and was given a reminder that felt like a slap in the face. It jarred me fully awake, shaking the dust out of a corner of my subconscious mind where I had stored this fundamental rule in the greatest job I have, as mom: It's not what you say. It's what you do.
I'm not implying that you should be a quitter at life, but in life, you have to know when you need to quit because it's the only way to move closer to success. Here are some subtle (and not-so-subtle) signs that you should give up on the diet you're on.
Mythic Bridge participant-turned-mentor, Alexis Ariel Plaza, debuts her new video about bullying, adolescence, and the power of self-worth. "We're ...
I get that stats are constantly being compiled for this n' that, and I get that this n' that is often a multi-nuanced gathering of positively skewed info posturing, when often the tabulation of who knows what is in the end financially founded, as are all things in this capitalistic land of ours.
Acceptance is about having choice; when we don't accept something, we don't have choices, we only have opposition. But when we accept whatever is before us, then the we are fighting against anything and the options are wide open.
I love my ring, but more than anything, I love what it represents, the man who gave it to me, and the fact that it stands for the next exciting chapter of my life.
My dear girl, my wish for you is that you live a life in relationship with your body, not divorced from it. See it for what it is; a container to hold the beautiful spirit that lives in you; a vessel to experience all that this life has to offer.
Your beliefs about your ability and feelings start with "I CAN." Accept failure as a step towards success. Try not to doubt who you are or criticize yourself, your body. The world does all those things for you and it is your job to stand up to it.
When I'm low, I burn off loads of precious energy without even realizing it. When I'm not, I can feel how much stronger, more engaged, and more enthusiastic I'm capable of being.
I know it's frustrating right now, but I promise you it won't always be that way. You will learn to claim disability as an important part of who you are. You will become a proud disabled woman, and a fierce advocate who wants to dedicate your life to changing the world for the better instead of running from it.
I've come to love genuinely and connect with thousands of women on a journey to wholeness, joy, and purpose throughout the years. As that exposure grows so do the opportunities to have my story dissected and critiqued. I'm learning that, as with most things in life, you must take the good with the bad
Beaufort High School's student body president, Cary Burgess, of South Carolina, received an in-school suspension for her "too short" skirt and lashed back on Facebook, causing a viral stir through social media and international news outlets last week.
I spent most of my childhood reading books under the covers with a flashlight. The hours in the day didn't seem to be enough time for me to read everything that was on my list. I didn't consider the strain I was putting on my eyesight. I didn't worry about getting a good nights sleep.
What it really means when you gain weight is this: You gained weight. That's literally it. You are just as worthy, smart, important, and attractive as before.
There's a meme going around, the one with two precious little girls in frilly, white matching outfits. One of them stands on the bathroom scale while the other says, 'Try again without the socks.' It's meant to be cute and funny, but it's not. It's just plain sad.
While you can't pull a literal Benjamin Button, you have more power than you may realize over another important number: your fitness age. And when it comes to that, you can get younger, which may ultimately mean living longer.