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Loving Your Body

What Makes 'Liking Your Body' So Damn Hard

Isabel Foxen Duke | Posted 04.22.2015 | Women
Isabel Foxen Duke

The deal with "body image work" that we all need to get hip to, and that I hope mental health professionals will discuss with their clients in more depth as time goes on, is that loving our bodies as they are today requires a commitment to being proudly ourselves in spite of potential judgments by others.

How to Love Your Body at Every Size and Every Number

Katie Kempner | Posted 01.31.2015 | Style
Katie Kempner

I think the answer is, love yourself because you are you. Be confident in yourself because you are you. Don't let the size you are dictate how you feel about yourself or how much confidence you have.

11 People Who Helped Us Love Our Bodies More In 2013

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

"I am a big girl. A voluptuous, curvy, dress-wearing lesbian. I love my body; it's the only one I'll ever have." The above statement from "Same Lov...

23 Things You Should Never Say To A Curvy Woman

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 11.05.2013 | Women

Despite the fact that we should all know better, a shocking number of people think that it's acceptable to comment on women's bodies -- curvy, skinny,...

7 Things To Look At When You Feel Bad About Your Body

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.11.2013 | Women

Everyone has days where they feel terrible about their bodies. Whether it's prompted by a careless comment, a glimpse in the mirror, or just waking...

Why This Yoga Teacher Deliberately Gained 40 Pounds

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.26.2013 | Women

It started with a conversation between Dallas-based yoga instructor Trina Hall and her best friend. "She was crying over the phone, lamenting the f...

How Body Image Issues Can Ruin Your Sex Life

Posted 09.11.2013 | Women

Does bad body image lead to bad sex? Quite possibly. "Nothing kills the mood quite like being negative about the way you look," HuffPost Live host ...