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Mom's Side-by-Side Fitness Photos Show Why Social Media Perfection Isn't Real

The Huffington Post | Emily McCombs | Posted 03.17.2017 | Parents

Many moms struggle with the changes to their bodies after pregnancy. Whether you’re trying to get fit or just trying to get through the day, Mia Red...

The Three Words I Won't Let My Children Say

Joe DeProspero | Posted 03.07.2017 | Parents
Joe DeProspero

Language is fascinating. As babies, we absorb it, trying valiantly to create the very sounds we hear from our parents, caretakers, and Sesame Street c...

The Best Gifts To Give Yourself For Valentine's Day This Year

Shannon Ullman | Posted 02.15.2017 | HuffPost Home
Shannon Ullman

Just because you're single doesn't mean that you don't deserve a gift this Valentine's Day. No one can love you if you don't love yourself so get in t...

This Valentine's Day, Love Yourself First

Melody Godfred | Posted 02.14.2017 | Women
Melody Godfred

I've noticed a funny pattern. Being on vacation opens me up emotionally. I can sit, doing nothing. And then the tears will come. Deep tears. They aren...

Love In The Time Of Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 02.23.2017 | Women

For HuffPost’s #LoveTakesAction series, we’re telling stories of how people are standing up to hate and supporting those most threatened. What wil...

Take Today To Tell People You Love Them

Outspeak | Posted 02.14.2017 | HuffPost Live 321
Outspeak

Valentine's Day, another holiday hijacked by Hallmark to ensure you are spending money to prove how much you love your significant other. While many ...

To Heaven and Back: Anita Moorjani

Sue Shanahan | Posted 02.13.2017 | Home
Sue Shanahan

Porch Light People: Individuals who are fully themselves. They are not influenced by "shoulds" from the culture or other people. They instead live fro...

Celebrate The Many Forms Of Love With Outspeak

Outspeak | Posted 02.08.2017 | HuffPost Live 321
Outspeak

Love has many forms and we want to open up the discussion to celebrate all of them.

I’m Turning 21 And I’m Ready To Be Engaged

Unwritten | Posted 02.08.2017 | Women
Unwritten

Originally published on Unwritten by Rachel Connell. I’m turning 21 next month. I’m turning 21 and I finally feel at home with who I am. I feel su...

5 Ways To Stop Settling For Less Than You Deserve

Jill P. Weber, Ph.D. | Posted 01.24.2017 | Women
Jill P. Weber, Ph.D.

A person becomes an accomplice in their own dissatisfaction when they constantly settle for less than what they want. As you begin to make decisions t...

The Body-Positive Artist Bringing Female Pleasure To Instagram

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.24.2017 | Arts

Warning: This article contains erotic illustrations and may not be appropriate for work. In artist Jordyn McGeachin’s watercolor world, a woman li...

Why Kristen Bell Wants You To Practice Self-Care in 2017

Naomi Hirabayashi | Posted 01.18.2017 | Women
Naomi Hirabayashi

At Shine, we see the need every day for preventative, accessible & relatable conversations around self-care. As the largest daily messaging service fo...

The 5 Steps Of A Successful Breakup

Jill P. Weber, Ph.D. | Posted 01.13.2017 | Divorce
Jill P. Weber, Ph.D.

It's not unusual to lose interest and become fed up with a particular romantic entanglement--but it's just as common to find yourself at a loss for just how to end it.

Make a Difference in the New Year

Mila Atmos | Posted 01.10.2017 | Good News
Mila Atmos

Approximately 123 million Americans did not vote in the presidential election. Many thought that their voices did not matter, and that either outcome ...

Life Is About Moments, Not Your Pant Size

January Harshe | Posted 01.04.2017 | Women
January Harshe

Sure, it's an awful angle, not professional, and messy. That is honest parenthood, friends. I'm also fat. But I won't delete it. You know why? It's be...

Coming Home

Christina Laughlin | Posted 01.02.2017 | Women
Christina Laughlin

It is the ending of an old year, and the beginning of a new. And I have a flag on my gate. An old, rayon American flag. It's not my flag. It's not...

You Have to Love Yourself First

Jon Vaughn | Posted 01.03.2017 | Divorce
Jon Vaughn

“You have to love yourself first,” they said. They, the countless people who have made this suggestion throughout my years, never brought with the...

21 Moments In 2016 That Reminded Us To Love Our Bodies More

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 12.30.2016 | Women

One thing 2016 got right? Body love. From body-positive activists speaking out on social media to badass women owning the Olympics and even a big guy ...

New Years Resolutions of Self-Growth for My Fellow 20-Somethings

Gabby Beckford | Posted 12.25.2016 | College
Gabby Beckford

New year, new me, am I right? Now that the new year is upon us, everyone has resolutions that they've been thinking of for the past month that will s...

Four Steps to Feeling Better about Yourself

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 12.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

By Tchiki Davis What gives you a sense of self-worth? Data from my well-being survey recently revealed that positive self-views (or feeling good ab...

Letting Fear Guide Your Path

Jacqueline Lisenby | Posted 12.22.2016 | Women
Jacqueline Lisenby

It started in a living room. 15 women gathered learning how to follow their own paths. And along the way, Michelle Simkiss Dunk discovered hers. Miche...

Why wait for Santa when you have your own army of elves?

Tonya Leigh | Posted 12.22.2016 | Women
Tonya Leigh

It was December 25th, years ago, when I had my big epiphany. All eyes were on me. As always, I waited to open my gifts until the very end, only s...

You're Spending The Holidays Alone Again: 3 Things To Know

David Wygant | Posted 12.20.2016 | Women
David Wygant

People on dates, sipping hot chocolate. Ice skating rinks around with couples holding hands. It's just endless messaging that tells you you're alone this time of year.

The 10 Signs You Need A Life Coach

Alexis Meads | Posted 12.16.2016 | Women
Alexis Meads

You've probably had a coach at some point. Maybe it was for your little league soccer games, college swim meets, or violin practice. They teach you ...

This Holiday Season: Don't Get SAD Get MAD

Devon Kerns | Posted 12.16.2016 | Women
Devon Kerns

When the Halloween night festivities end many of us notice a distinct change. The leaves begin falling, the cool weather sets in, and the overarching ...