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28 Women Recall The First Moment They Felt Body Conscious

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 10.28.2015 | Women

I was only 9 years old when puberty barreled its way into my world. I wore glasses, begrudgingly carried around big boobs and measured in at 5' 3" (w...

Caring Too Much What Others Think

Hope Kumor | Posted 06.30.2015 | Women
Hope Kumor

I care far too much what others think of me. Whenever I see someone talking, whispering or pointing at me, I immediately begin to panic. I hate confrontation and am terrible at it. If someone doesn't like me, I cannot simply, "shrug it off." I constantly talk about it and will never just let it go.

You're Not That Important! Letting Go of Self-Consciousness

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

Self-consciousness can prevent people from being who they are, expressing what they are feeling, doing what they want to do, and all because they are afraid of what other people will think or say about them.

Where I Finally Realized Modesty Is Not An Option As A Mom

Valerie Weiss | Posted 05.11.2013 | Parents
Valerie Weiss

Yesterday, as I was having my first-ever body scrub at a Korean Spa -- a service that is described as "not for any woman who is shy about her body" -- it struck me how having kids has expunged every bit of modesty impressed upon me by my upbringing.

How To Banish Self-Consciousness Forever

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Martha Beck It's one word -- one little word -- but it has revelatory power. You step into the party feeling reasonably confident. True, ...

Yoga: From Annoyance To Grace in 90 Minutes Flat

Lauren Cahn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

Yoga works, in spite of all the annoying teachers and students, myself included. All I had to do was roll out my mat, get on it and move. The rest would come.