But stopping that obsessing about food is especially hard if you are an over-thinker, planner, worrier, or just a general type-A person. Just telling yourself to "stop obsessing" never quite seems to do the trick, right?
I continue to fine tune this thing called balance, but I will tell you this; I couldn't be happier or more hopeful with the decision I've made.
Today we have Bryan Hanson, President, Minimally Invasive Therapies Group at Medtronic, as a guest contributor for Harold Wimmer. Medtronic is the Edu...
I don't need your dazzling ideal of what a real woman should be, because I know that who I am is a real woman. I am a real woman with my imperfection and my imbalance and my body that doesn't look like all the magazines say it should.
Like forecasting, breast cancer screening and diagnosis aren't perfect -- especially in younger women. But that alone shouldn't lead us to stop using them. I, for one, would hate to get caught unaware in that storm.
Here's why: Most people who are trying to lose weight are using this one thing that will make them fail again, and again, and again....until they lose hope and give up altogether.
I will move forward in my life with confidence. The painful experiences and hurts will no longer define who I am or what I am going to accomplish from here forward. Today is the beginning of the rest of my amazing life, and I intend to live it with conviction, purpose, love, and joy.
Boyd first came up with the idea for the costume after hearing the Mean Girls quote that reads, "Halloween is the one night a year when a girl can dress like a total slut and no other girls can say anything about it." Boyd says she wanted to be the "sluttiest" and most hush hush thing you could be while at the same time chipping away at double standards in our society.
I don't have words of wisdom to share here nor do I have some great epiphany to tell people about. Right now I'm learning that silence and reflection are just as important. Perhaps even necessary.
Differences in infectious diseases between women and men are commonly thought to develop from lifestyle choices ranging from food choices, day-to-day activities, type of occupation, choosing to smoke, or even whether you choose to see a medical professional when you get sick.
I believe there are many misconceptions about what mental health treatment looks like and stigma continues to be a burden by weighing down the choices that people are willing to make in regards to seeking help.
It was a moment our living room was left largely unfurnished for. The three of us, wrestling and rolling around the wide-open, carpeted space, tickl...
I am not crazy for wanting to conceive and birth a biological baby of my own. There is no shame or embarrassment in that. I deserve it like every other woman out there. Life is messy and it just gets messier when you add baby making to the mix.
This feeling of guilt that washes over you after having one or more pieces of chocolate cake, scoops of ice cream or handfuls of chips, and that can stick around even after you're no longer dieting and counting calories.
Addressing inequality, a complex web of intersecting oppression and societal discomfort with the inclusion of people who engage in commercial sex is harder than blaming the sex trade for the exploitation and marginalization of women.
It's important to check in with your body and ask yourself these three questions before you jump into a cleanse! Getting honest with yourself will put you on the best path for cleanse success.