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Positive Self Image

Creating History: Self-Image and Women in Leadership

Verneda White | Posted 03.31.2014 | Women
Verneda White

This Women's History Month, with all the women I admire and the next generation, I hope to inspire in tow, I thank my mom for being a woman who leads, creates and stands, who embraces her bossy, and who understands that "well-behaved women rarely make history."

Dear Mom: I'm Sorry For Every Mean Thing I Ever Said... About Myself

Katy Widrick | Posted 12.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Katy Widrick

You helped shape my character and my self image and my outlook on life. To call myself fat is to call you fat. I couldn't dream of doing or thinking that -- you are gorgeous and strong and funny and you inspire me every day -- so what gives me the right to say it about myself?

How To Overcome 'Impostor Syndrome' And Believe In Yourself!

Erin Cox | Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

Self doubt and having moments of feeling like an imposter happen to everyone -- and I mean everyone! Think of the most accomplished and successful person you know. Yep, they've felt that way too. It's human nature.

How To Be Nicer To Yourself, More Often

Andrea Wachter | Posted 08.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

Your negative soundtracks have likely been playing for many years. It doesn't help that we are surrounded by a culture that supports negative self-talk so this will be an ongoing practice. The way we talk to ourselves is a habit that can be changed with awareness and willingness.

7 Ways to Love Your Body (and Yourself) This Valentine's Day

Jill S. Brown | Posted 04.14.2013 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

No matter how long you've been in a relationship with someone else, the longest relationship you'll have in this life is the one you have with yourself.

A Positive Take on Losing Weight

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 01.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

Much as I wanted to lose the 25 pounds, believing that I shouldn't have to was more powerful. And so the weight piled on. And stayed. Finally aware of this underlying belief, I had a decision to make: pride or humility.

Self-Image in the City of Airbrushed Angels

Erin Mahoney Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Erin Mahoney Harris

I'll admit it: I'm as susceptible as any woman to the pressure to be perfect. I read magazines. I watch television. And most perilous of all, I live in Los Angeles.