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12 Helpful Tips Women Who’ve Lost Weight Swear By

Oprah.com | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 01.13.2016 | Home

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You Are Only as Healthy as the Food You Eat

Margaret Marshall | Posted 01.11.2017 | Home
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 01.05.2017 | Home
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 01.04.2017 | Home
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 12.22.2016 | Home
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 | Home

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 12.21.2016 | Home
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 12.18.2016 | Home
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 12.01.2016 | Home
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 11.22.2016 | Home
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 11.11.2016 | Home
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 11.04.2016 | Home
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 10.29.2016 | Home
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 10.20.2016 | Home
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 10.20.2016 | Home
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 10.16.2016 | Home
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.

Reshape Your Body With Your Breath

Margaret Marshall | Posted 10.14.2016 | Home
Margaret Marshall

Good health is something we should strive for, and vanity is a great motivator. The days you feel great, you also look awesome. You take the time and...

Meghan Trainor: 'I Struggle With Body Confidence Every Day'

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 10.13.2015 | Home

In spite of being a champion of body acceptance, Meghan Trainor admits she's still only human. "I struggle with body confidence every day, so does eve...

Using Your Personal GPS (Gut, Perceptions, Senses)

Leslie Gernon | Posted 10.12.2016 | Home
Leslie Gernon

Why do we strive so hard never to be lost? Why is it that we think that being predictably on course is the "best" way to get somewhere? Why do we choose to bypass our personal navigation systems -- ignoring gut feelings, discounting hunches, and over-looking what we see, hear and feel?

#IAmNotAFruit Promotes Women Wearing Whatever The Hell They Want

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 10.02.2015 | Home

Reading a women's magazine is an emotional roller coaster. "Eat What You Want!" headlines immediately follow "How To Lose 10 Pounds FAST" advertisemen...

Gigi Hadid Epically Shuts Down Body Shaming Haters On Social Media

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 09.28.2015 | Home

Gigi Hadid, red carpet sweetheart and regular at Fashion Week, is taking a stand against negative commenters on social media. After posting an image ...

4 Ways to Stay on Top of Your Entrepreneurial Game

John Bowen | Posted 09.28.2016 | Home
John Bowen

When you consider all of the feats you need to accomplish on any given day, you realize you're not simply an entrepreneur -- you're an entrepreneur athlete. As with any great athlete, the key to success is the right training regimen.

I Don't Shave Because I'm A Woman. I Shave Because I'm Brown.

Nadya Agrawal | Posted 09.25.2016 | Home
Nadya Agrawal

If I have to sacrifice a lofty feminist ideal to feel more comfortable, I'm going to do it. It's not a perfect solution, and I hope one day I won't feel unsafe just because my body hair is visible. But until then, I'm going to keep tweezing, plucking, and waxing my way to acceptance.

13 Weird Places Water Ends Up in Your Body

Rodale's Organic Life | Posted 09.25.2016 | Home
Rodale's Organic Life

H20 is one of the most important parts of your diet. Here's a rundown of what it does for every part of you + why you need to drink enough each day.

The Realities Of Wedding Dress Shopping With An Ostomy Bag

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 09.03.2016 | Home
Amy Oestreicher

I felt the pressure to fit into the gowns I saw as I flipped through bridal magazines. Every photograph I looked at seemed to promote skin-tight satin and buttoned-up bodices. How would a backless gown look with a colossal surgical scar running down my back?