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Women Self Esteem

Beat Me Up Baby!

Chef Rossi | Posted 03.22.2016 | Women
Chef Rossi

I used to run past construction sites in NYC, as the workmen whistled and shouted out a list of catcalls that went from "Rambette ... to "Beat me up, baby!" I suppose this was their reaction to my having embraced the women's bodybuilding craze of the 1980s.

9 Reasons To Love Your Vulva

Jill P. Weber, Ph.D. | Posted 02.03.2015 | Women
Jill P. Weber, Ph.D.

Research shows how you feel about your vulva matters, and it matters a lot. Here are nine reasons to work on accepting, and ultimately feeling blissful, about all parts of your body.

Are You Too Critical of Yourself?

Jenn Hand | Posted 02.03.2015 | Women
Jenn Hand

Can you begin to take a step out of your critical, harsh mind to view yourself as your friends, family, and significant others see you? Can you imagine a world where each of us let go of the self-inflicted criticism, recognized our worth, and saw ourselves as those who love us see us?

BEAUTIFUL ME... The Emma, Alyson, and Katie Hance Project

Jackie and Warren Hance | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jackie and Warren Hance

There is a sad statistic we would like to share with you: Only 2 percent of women think they are beautiful.

Ladies, Let's Aim for the Top of the Podium

Julie Foucher | Posted 10.21.2013 | Women
Julie Foucher

Ladies, whether it's looking toward the top of the podium at the CrossFit Games, a stellar exam score, a career change, or a job promotion, let's set our goals high this year and refuse to allow a lack of belief in ourselves to hold us back. Who's with me?

My Own Worst Enemy

Kate Baldwin | Posted 07.13.2013 | Women
Kate Baldwin

You may recognize the spiral-downward logic when your internal barometer registers that someone is seemingly much more accomplished -- not to mention much more glamorous -- than you are: What decisions have I made that brought me to this place? Have they been the right ones?

How Skinny Models Might Actually Help Women's Self-Esteem

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 02.27.2013 | Style

It is generally assumed that being bombarded with images of skinny, flawless supermodels and celebrities makes most women feel bad about themselves (o...

Don't Be Corporate Roadkill: Get Up, Girl!

Julie Kantor | Posted 11.17.2012 | Business
Julie Kantor

I sat on the floor of my darkened bedroom with the last moments of November light trickling away. I was talking on the phone with my best friend about leaving my job. This friend knew just how much I loved my job, so she knew something had gone awry.

Maybe a Wrinkle Would Do Me Good

Leigh Greaney | Posted 10.21.2012 | College
Leigh Greaney

New York City can ruin your day when you're a semi-decent looking 20-something, hoping for a little respect on a friendless subway ride.

Why Women Look In The Mirror So Often

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 05.14.2012 | Women

Mirror, Mirror on the wall … or the car window, or your smartphone? According to a new study, women check their reflections around eight times a day...

When Do Women Start Thinking They're Beautiful?

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 04.26.2012 | Style

Jennifer Garner's teenage self in "13 Going On 30" was right -- the 30s really are the best years for women's beauty self-esteem. A recent unnamed ...

What Swimsuit Shopping Can Do To Your Self-Esteem

Posted 04.23.2012 | Women

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 04/23/2012 01:28 PM EDT on LiveScience If trying on a bikini under unflattering dress...

How We're Paying For Putting Ourselves Down (And Why We'll Pay For You To Say Something Nice!)

Anya Strzemien | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Anya Strzemien

Even though I'm not normally one for saccharine self-affirmations and cheesy platitudes, I want to use the comments section of this post to flip the script and ask you all to say something positive about yourselves.

'The Doctor Told Me I Needed Liposuction'

| Abiola Abrams | Posted 07.17.2012 | Teen

“You know, I can do a quick liquid liposuction to take care of that,” the doctor said. He was pointing at my belly fat... and I was mortified. I w...

Women: Who's In Charge Of Your Life?

Natasha Dern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Natasha Dern

Through my own personal struggles and those of other women, I have found four common sources from which many of our limitations are born.

Fearless Love

Michelle Renee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michelle Renee

I decidws not to settle for less than what I know is the absolute best for me. I took time out from dating and focused on being the healthiest I can be, both spiritually and emotionally.

3 Ways To Repair Your Self Esteem | Martha Beck | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

-- It slams into you like a kick in the head. You're browsing through some snapshots, you see a shot of some old lady's hands, then suddenly -- wham! ...