If you are having trouble making this time for yourself, it might be a good idea to get some external support and make some profound life changes. Truly, 5-10 minutes per day is very little -- but it can create a huge shift.
In this day and age, women have won the right to vote, to burn our bras, and to climb the corporate ladder. Why do we still find it a challenge to be honest in the bedroom? And could this duplicity potentially lead us astray when looking for Mr. Right?
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.
Everything boils down to daily patterns, habits and consistent changes over time.
When I was younger, I was always measuring my body against crazy glossy magazine standards of supermodels. Thank God for age and wisdom. Now I measure my body not by inches but by the miracles it can accomplish. Now I kinda love my body. Here's what I've learned.
While there's nothing wrong with chasing the torso of your dreams (particularly if you enjoy the chase), I have found that there's greater value in expanding our horizons, and seeing that we can win much bigger than that.
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.
We need to remember that while we workout our exteriors, our interiors also need to be watered and cared for.
I'm not saying it'll work for everyone, and I can't promise you won't embarrass yourself, but give it a shot. If a skeptical, lazy, sassy and formerly out of shape lady like me can start practicing yoga, you can to.
It's so easy to compare your mom skills, career skills, athletic skills, writing skills-life skills. However, it must be a daily practice to stop the comparison monster in its tracks by appreciating all that you have and all that you can do.
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...
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.
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...
Over time, meditation has reduced stress and anxiety in my own life. I have more compassion for myself as well as others, which is one of the reasons I was inspired to become a meditation teacher and share what I've learned.
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.
In the end, we may not reach our goals or we may break a resolution. Who cares. Don't kick and scream. Take the road of grace and ease. You may find that while on this road, even though your life did not go according to your plan, what happened instead was even better.
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.
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.
Admittedly, none of these were quick fixes. But they were utterly transformative and deeply satisfying, and every time I learned a new skill or had a big "aha" insight, it gave me new fuel to keep going.
Twas the night before Fitness And all through the gym All the people were sweating Focused on thin. The weights were being lifted by men with chest ...