161 Items Tagged

acceptance

11 Ways To Take The Power Back In Your Life

All too often, we give our power away. We put the needs of others in front of ours. We lose sight of our ability to choose, and forget that the only...

Lauren Stahl
April 24 2015

Transgender Model Andreja Pejic Profiled In Vogue, Lands Beauty Deal

Andreja Pejic is breaking down the standards of beauty in the fashion industry with every fierce step she takes down the runway.

Emi Boscamp
April 22 2015

5 Things I’ve Learned Sitting In A Therapist’s Chair

Some people call me a counselor, others a therapist, still others a shrink. Technically, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed...

Rosemary Clark
April 19 2015

Aydian Dowling Could Be First Transgender Model On Cover Of Men's Health

Men’s Health magazine is on the search for the “Ultimate Guy” — someone who is ideally "fit and fearless, a doer who gives back and leads by example"...

Emi Boscamp
April 16 2015

What I Learned From A Falling Out With Friends

There’s a hashtag I use on my Instagram posts — “#yogaoffthemat” — that categorizes certain kinds of experiences I have — those where I genuinely feel...

Judy Tsuei
April 16 2015

3 Things I Do Every Day To Make My Life Easier As A Single Mom

A few months ago, I had a huge revelation. It hit me around 9:00 a.m. one day that I felt as if I was dragging my body around, not fully living my...

Kristen Darcy
April 10 2015

Lane Bryant's #ImNoAngel Campaign Jabs Victoria's Secret

It isn't exactly the most original of ideas — as both Dove and Dear Kate already parodied Victoria's Secret's "A Perfect Body" campaign — but I guess...

Emi Boscamp
April 7 2015

Gay Student Skipping Prom After Being Banned From Wearing A Tux

There are times when the fashion police is necessary — say, wearing a see-through body suit to the presidential inaugural ball, or sporting a graphic...

Emi Boscamp
April 7 2015

How To Thrive During Periods Of Life-Altering Change

Change is hard, we're told. But it's also a constant, they say. Inevitable, they add. These are all words of advice we've heard countless times —...

Wyndham Wood
March 22 2015

Trans Teen Jazz Jennings Is The Face Of Clean & Clear Campaign

Last week was quite the week for Jazz Jennings, a 14-year-old teen who happens to be transgender.

Emi Boscamp
March 16 2015

What To Do When You Just Can't Accept Yourself

Have you ever gotten caught up in believing that you just need to accept something about yourself or your experience that doesn't feel right?...

Lindsey Lewis
March 5 2015

5 Signs You're Having An Identity Crisis

Do you look in the mirror and wonder who the hell the person looking back at you is?

Rebecca Mckown
February 27 2015

Facebook (Finally) Allows You To Personalize Your Own Gender

About a year ago, Facebook did away with its extremely restrictive gender options ("male," "female," or nothing). But it would still only let you...

Emi Boscamp
February 26 2015

The Inspiring Story Behind The Winning World Press Photo Of The Year

Last Thursday, Mads Nissen's photograph of a gay couple in a warm embrace in the heart of Russia, a country notorious for its anti-gay stance, was...

Emi Boscamp
February 20 2015

10 Ways To Get Out Of The Victim Mindset

Are you taking full responsibility for your life? Are you taking ownership over the decisions and actions you take? In order to live your best and...

Lauren Stahl
February 15 2015

4 Places To Stop Looking For Happiness

There's a difference between things that bring us passing joy and pleasure, and things that bring us true, sustainable happiness.

Elyse Gorman
February 12 2015

Tiffany & Co. Features Gay Couple In Ad Campaign For First Time

The 143-year-old jewelry company Tiffany & Co. has featured a gay couple in an ad campaign for the first time ever.

Emi Boscamp
January 12 2015

The #1 Question That Will Help You Turn Around Any Negative Situation

My five year old son recently asked me, "Mom, why are there bad guys in the world?" Without much thinking I replied, "Because without them no one...

Maureen Gilbert
December 24 2014

NY Insurance Companies Required To Cover Gender-Reassignment Surgery

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has warned insurance companies in New York that, by law, they will no longer be able to deny coverage for gender-reassignment...

Emi Boscamp
December 11 2014

Want More Sexual Intimacy In Your Relationship? This Plan Can Help

In my work as a therapist and my husband David's work as a relationship coach, we find that there are common differences in how partners approach...

Tracy Wikander
November 30 2014