After a long time of being outright enemies, and then frenemies, I made peace with my diet; my diet that I can't outrun or out-lift or out-Pilates. Sometimes the simplest answer is the one that works. For me, this was true. Food will always be there tomorrow. So will second chances.
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of others like it somehow made an important difference in their lives, we might create a crack, or even shatter this outdated concept of numbering ourselves.
Credit: altrendo images/thinkstock "Naked is trending and sexy right now," was the marketing email subject line. No surprise there -- from ads feat...
When facing the emotionally trying experience of eating disorder recovery, being physically close to someone that you have a positive relationship with can help to alleviate stress, and the oftentimes powerful negative emotions that come with it. Load sharing is exactly how it sounds: you are simply sharing the emotional load.
When I was ready and started loving my body, amazing things started to happen, like these six revelations:
Originally published on Unwritten by Molly Higgins. It's hard to think about the consequences. When you get into the habit of waking up each morning ...
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?"
While you wear a fraction of your wardrobe over the course of a month, your bras work overtime. And no matter how many you have crammed into your drawer, I'm willing to bet 20% of them are doing 80% of the heavy lifting, pun intended.
I believe that being an overachiever beats being addicted to drugs, alcohol, gambling, or having a full-blown eating disorder. It takes acute awareness of one's flaws to be able to put them to good use. But once you've pinpointed them, I assure you, you can ride them like a wave to the shore of opportunity.
You are so worthy of life and of living it; sometimes it just takes someone else to help you realize that. Sometimes it is the small things you do too, that help someone else realize the same thing about themselves.
People see my before/after pics and they're supposed to think, "Wow, what a transformation. I'm gonna hire her to get me to that place." But the whole thing somehow seems wrong to me. Because I don't quite buy the whole before and after transformation...
"Listen to the stories your food can tell you," my Italian granddad always says. So commences the bedtime story In the Kitchen with Grandad. Running to 26 pages and focusing on Italian cuisine, it is the first paperback in a series of vignettes on international cooking.
When you eat well, you live well. When you eat healthy, you are healthy; when you nourish your body, you nourish your mind:
Have you ever wondered what leads people to developing an eating disorder? Though many different types of individuals suffer from this illness, there are a number of contributing factors that end up making some more susceptible than others.
Can you imagine if you woke up tomorrow and didn't worry about the size of your clothes? If your butt looked all right in your jeans? Wouldn't it be liberating to finally not compare or judge ourselves or others, for that matter, and accept ourselves as is?