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65 Can't Come Soon Enough

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger A few years ago, I wrote a column addressing what I thought was the nadir of women's self-esteem...

9 Ways To Realize There's No Such Thing As A 'Perfect Body'

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 11.06.2014 | Women

In 2013, we started to hear rumblings of an unusual fashion comeback: the corset. Yes, the garment worn in the 1800s that cinched in women's stomachs ...

There Is No Such Thing As The Perfect Body (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 02.19.2014 | Teen

Every teen who struggles with self-confidence should watch this blunt, powerful video about body image from YouTube star Boyinaband. In the post --...

It's Amazing How Much The 'Perfect Body' Has Changed In 100 Years

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 02.13.2014 | Women

A woman with a "perfect body" in 1930 would barely get a second look from Hollywood producers or model casting agents today. Addiction and eating ...

Perfect Yoga Body? Not a Chance

Alanna Kaivalya | Posted 03.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Alanna Kaivalya

Yoga challenges us to see what's right about our bodies rather than what is wrong. It asks us to be happy with what is rather than what needs to be changed.

Bethlehem, 'Perfection' and Our Birthmark: Why Perfect Is the Enemy of Good!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.24.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

As a new year looms, we might consider abandoning the quest for superficial perfection -- and embrace the pursuit of humbler, but deeper good. The particular advantage of good over perfect is... We could actually get there from here.

Exercise For You, Not For Your Looks

Sara Gaynes | Posted 10.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Sara Gaynes

Last week, the Los Angeles Times published a column about the benefits of vanity in exercising, and it left a bad taste in my mouth. Bad enough that I couldn't stop myself from writing up a response.

Manorexic Mannequins?

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Susan Albers

Do we see pressure for men to have an "ideal body type" in other ways besides mannequins? Sure. Men are now being subjected to airbrushing in the media to give them the perfect body.