If women stopped accepting the judgment of others like it somehow made an important difference in their lives, we might create a crack, or even shatter this outdated concept of numbering ourselves.
Relating to my body like a best friend changed everything. For so long, my mind was a loud, critical, bossy perfectionist who treated my body like a disobedient servant. My mind had to shift to seeing my body as an equal, a peer, a wise being with needs and longings and a tender language all its own.
Credit: altrendo images/thinkstock "Naked is trending and sexy right now," was the marketing email subject line. No surprise there -- from ads feat...
Food is powerful, but we give it more power than it deserves sometimes. Sneaking a donut mid-day in front of our computers or standing in the middle o...
She's in second grade. Not a senior in high school. And she has already been called fat. Actually, that happened in first grade, and she's carried this wound for a year now.
Swapping conventional personal care products for clean treats is one of the easiest and simplest ways to boost your radiance, enhance your performance and massively increase your magnetism.
"Beauty is an air of confidence. It's the way a woman carries herself and takes pride in who she is, who she surrounds herself with, and the life she lives. Beauty is the courage to stand out and stand up for what you believe in, even if it doesn't suit the norm."
"We're really tight-lipped about the bad stuff that goes on in our lives... I've found that when I share my story, other people feel comfortable doing the same because they're going through the same pain too."
When I was ready and started loving my body, amazing things started to happen, like these six revelations:
Gravity is the phenomenal force that keeps the moon in orbit and eliminates the chance of us floating off into space. A less attractive fact is that gravity has relocated my once-perky breasts down near my knees. It's only a matter of time before I'm pushing them in a cart.
If you want to feel good naked take a look at the reason's behind your desires to lose weight, gain weight, or tone up. Ensure that you have set the RIGHT INTENTION. With the right intention you will succeed.
"Look at that face! Would anyone vote for that? Can you imagine that, the face of our next president?!" And adding: "I mean, she's a woman, and I'm not s'posedta say bad things, but really, folks, come on. Are we serious?"
My advice to you? Wean yourself off of the scale. The number on it means absolutely nothing. It is not an indicator of how you feel or how you look. It tells you nothing of importance. If you are weighing yourself everyday, stop.
We can all stand to make better choices for our health, no matter what size our bodies are. Sending the message that healthy has a certain look only leads to more discrimination.
The thing is that fat-shaming doesn't help people get thinner, and the stigma that it creates does more damage than good to people of size.
When I was in the deepest, darkest depths of my orthorexia, I had one fear that overwhelmed all of the others. Food. Not all food, but certainly most ...