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An Open Letter to Cheryl Tiegs

Melinda Parrish | Posted 02.26.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

I'm so incredibly disappointed in your response to Ashley's being featured on the cover of the 2016 Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition. When women like you tear down other women, whether it is intentional or not, it is not a good look.

How Bad Is It To Hold In Your Poop?

Greatist | Posted 02.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Greatist

You hold it in until you can go a little bit later. It can't be that bad, can it? To be honest, we can't believe we're talking about this either, but somebody's got to ask the question, and we've got answers.

WIW2B: Lexi Placourakis

Melinda Parrish | Posted 02.10.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

Lexi Placourakis may be the closest thing we have to a Greek Goddess walking among us today! She has a smile that could melt an iceberg, and a killer figure that she routinely shows off both in her social media presence and in her work as a face on the #TRUEcurves board at TRUE Model Management.

Body Shaming. Bitches, Boys and Bad Attitudes

Katy Humphrey | Posted 02.03.2016 | Women
Katy Humphrey

I remember when I was at school, I was probably about 14/15, there was a guy in my class that I fancied the pants off. Seriously, I was crushing on hi...

WIW2B: Danielle Braverman

Melinda Parrish | Posted 01.29.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

Though the pressures of trying to stay thin enough to get booked out as a straight size model drove her to unhealthy habits, Danielle eventually decided that enough was enough.

WIW2B: In Loving Memory

Melinda Parrish | Posted 01.25.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

As most of you know, this January I have dedicated my blog to profiling some of the women in my life and encouraging the #healthyatanysize community t...

WIW2B: Joby Bach

Melinda Parrish | Posted 01.19.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

As a veteran of the plus size fashion world, Joby has made a name for herself as a sexy, fashion-forward model who isn't afraid to push boundaries and do things that other plus size models have been afraid to do.

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

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 01.15.2016 | 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.

WIW2B: Rosie Mercado

Melinda Parrish | Posted 01.14.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

It was a beautiful, sunny morning in the Hollywood Hills. Rosie and I were on set together in a beautifully designed home, shooting for SLINK jeans. W...

12 Helpful Tips Women Who’ve Lost Weight Swear By

Oprah.com | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 01.13.2016 | OWN

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You Are Only as Healthy as the Food You Eat

Margaret Marshall | Posted 01.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

If I followed you with a video camera for a day to see what kind of food you eat, what would we see? What if I followed you for a week or a month? Wha...

WIW2B: Lornalitz Baez

Melinda Parrish | Posted 01.05.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

Lornalitz beams from the inside out when she talks about the women that she is able to inspire. Now, rather than sweating what clients will or won't accept her, Lornalitz is using her success to build a platform that allows her to empower and inspire other women facing body issues.

The Bible Unlocked

Kristina Kaine | Posted 01.04.2016 | Religion
Kristina Kaine

Sacred texts intrigue me and although they can be difficult to read, I often find little gems that shine like diamonds in my mind. It is as if they have the power of a seed to sprout over time, tickling my brain with a new thought.

The Body Positivity Epidemic

Melinda Parrish | Posted 12.22.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

Finally, we are beginning to interrogate those marketing messages that have told us that in order to be beautiful and have value in this world, we have to be impossibly thin.

12 Amazing Things We Learned About The Human Body In 2015

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.23.2015 | Healthy Living

The human body is a source of mystery. But every year, scientists get just a little better at understanding its secrets. Of course, 2015 has been no ...

The Woman I Want to Be

Melinda Parrish | Posted 12.21.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

I'm not going to let anyone else define who I should be -- I'm going to actively define it for myself, and rather than dumping all of my transformative efforts into perfecting my body, I'm going to think holistically about the woman that I want to be.

What Is the Ultimate Luxury?

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 12.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

The offices of Park Avenue psychiatrists are filled with people who have "everything" but feel empty inside. Philosophers and religious teachers have known this forever and research confirms it. Study after study shows that materialism is bad for wellbeing. It actually undermines happiness.

What Are You Waiting For?

Melinda Parrish | Posted 12.02.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

In the past few weeks, I've stretched my boundaries. I've taken on big initiatives, courted some MAJOR "big shots" to collaborate, and put myself out...

Treat You Right

Melinda Parrish | Posted 11.23.2015 | Style
Melinda Parrish

As women, we tend to build our lives around our commitments to others and the very high standards we set for ourselves.

But.. .Don't You Want Dessert?

Margaret Marshall | Posted 11.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Dealing with opinions and suggestions can prove difficult, especially when old habits return in weak moments. Stay strong and persevere. Some tips to follow along the way:

The House We Live In

Jamie Scanlon | Posted 11.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jamie Scanlon

Our minds, our bodies and our spirit, but how often do we stop to realize this? Lately I've been sitting back and observing behaviors, listening to t...

Our Individual Quirks of Mind

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 10.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara A. Bernard

With each year we can gain a deeper understanding of how our minds work, what our strengths are, and what is challenging for us. This is true for everyone. With the knowledge that "we are enough," we can then contribute in a way that nurtures our hearts and souls.

Plan Your Eating

Margaret Marshall | Posted 10.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

When you eat well, you live well. When you eat healthy, you are healthy. When you nourish your body, you nourish your mind.

6 Easy Tips to Exercise Your Intuition

Martín Llorens | Posted 10.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Martín Llorens

Intuition pushes you to have courage, to surpass obstacles and surpass opportunities that life throws at you, like making the best decision for your wellbeing. This wonderful feeling helps you anticipate the result of a certain decision and also helps you find the solution you really need.

Mommy Hottest: Why I'm Not Sacrificing My Sexy for My Kids

TueNight | Posted 10.16.2015 | Women
TueNight

Society has finally caught up with the fact that women are no less sexy after we've made babies, and I've finally gotten confident enough to see my strengths instead of obsessing over my weaknesses. It's the era of "hot moms" (a ridiculous phrase that I hate), and I'm letting myself enjoy it.