Willem Dafoe never set out to be a famous actor; he wasn't a child who dreamed of a place in Hollywood. In fact, growing up, he didn't really have an answer for those who asked him what he wanted to be when he grew up.
I was frightened of passing down my body obsession and eating disordered history to daughters. With boys, I thought I'd be safe. Boys eat and run and eat some more. Boys don't ask if they look fat in their jeans, right?
I have to admit when it comes to my kids, social media has been ensconced in a general aura of fear. It's the unknown that promises to expose my kids to too much information, too much access and too many opportunities to interact with people I don't want them to interact with.
Kids can be mean. Perhaps it's part of their exploration of boundaries and their power in social circles. As parents, we can teach our own kids the importance of kindness, respect and treating others as we want them to be treated. And, we can guide them to stand up to bullies.
Many think self-love is just a form of narcissism, but the purest love knows no conceit. From a spiritual perspective, loving the self communicates humility and gratitude to whatever force gives us life.
One of the most prevalent and least understood of human emotions, love has intrigued poets, philosophers, scientists, artists, and historians alike for centuries. At this point we know more than ever about the chemistry of attachment and the psychology of affection.
Many people refer to a single point of awakening at which recovery and transformation begin. It may be a near-death experience, a rite of passage, or even a poignant word from a friend that makes us pause and re-evaluate.
To kick off their journey on "30 Days of Intent," Natalie and Iman visit celebrity trainer Holly Perkins for a lesson on fitness. We interviewed Holly on her favorite fitness techniques and ways of maintaining an exercise routine.