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The Reality of Beating Yourself Up, Jillian-Style

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 05.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

Weight loss by criticism is more than TV reality, it's the American way. If you want your body to be all that it can be, you can enlist a relentless trainer or do the job yourself. After all, you are your own worst critic. Here's the problem with berating yourself thin: It only gets you so far.

Biggest Loser's Ashley Johnston on Struggling to Get Comfortable in Her Skin

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 09.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

Although massive weight loss often boosts self-esteem and body image, the inevitable loose, sagging skin and likely weight fluctuations can have quite the opposite effect.