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body image

Science Reveals Yet Another Reason Not To Step On The Scale

Sure, maintaining a healthy weight is important. But it turns out that stepping on the scale as part of your strategy could actually backfire.

Anna Williams
November 11 2015

I'm A Mom + I Don't Want My Pre-Baby Body "Back"

The more I struggled to become my “old self,” the more frustrated I became.

Lara Hudson
November 9 2015

I Lost 125 Pounds. Here's How I Know I'll Keep It Off

If you’re having doubts about your weight-loss journey, here are some signs that you’re doing great (you just don’t know it yet).

Naomi Teeter
November 2 2015

Why American Women Feel Worse About Their Bodies Than Other Women

It’s a sad fact that American women feel worse about their bodies than women of almost any other nationality in the world. Don't believe me? A recent...

Andrea Jones
October 27 2015

What I Wish I Had Known Before I Was Diagnosed With Skin Cancer In My 20s

In my teens and 20s, I thought I was invincible. I would spend hours in the sun without wearing any sunscreen. I wore my tan like a badge of honor for...

Kate Eckman
October 25 2015

10 Simple Ways To Get Back To Healthy Habits When Life Happens

We all have good intentions when it comes to eating perfectly, exercising frequently, and making time to find our Zen. Yet after a while, all this...

Carla Birnberg
October 24 2015

12 Things I Did To Lose 24 Pounds (Without Trying)

Not only did I take back my health — I am now cancer-free — but I somehow I lost 24 pounds without even trying.

Mia Stern
October 24 2015

How My Journey Through An Eating Disorder Taught Me To Love Myself

When I was 25 years old, I considered myself a “weekend warrior." My friends and I worked hard during the week, focusing on work, fitness, and...

October 21 2015

5 Steps To Kicking Your Self-Destructive Habits (From A Formerly Compulsive Eater)

We can all be profoundly disciplined in our eating choices and habits — for a time. But all this discipline is often offset by periodic bouts of a...

Maureen Gilbert
October 20 2015

I Didn't Want Gray Hair Or Stretch Marks. Here's How They Changed My Life

Because I am a wellness advocate, most people have an image in mind of what my life looks like: what foods are in my pantry, how regimented my workout...

Sahsha Campbell-Garbutt
October 15 2015

6 Simple "Rules" To Feel Good No Matter What You're Eating

Let's start with a little quiz. Of the following options, which sounds like a scenario in which the way you eat says you love and respect yourself?

Katie Dalebout
October 14 2015

The 5 Things You Must Do Before You Can Get Your Best Body

What's troubling is that when you hate your body, you're really saying you hate yourself.

Karen Azeez
October 9 2015

8 Phrases Women NEED To Stop Saying To Each Other

We have the chance to lead by example and to uplift other women instead of tearing them down.

Shanna Rochon
October 6 2015

6 Rules I Live By (That I Learned From Modeling)

I’ve been modeling for more than a third of my life. Sitting here — typing that — makes it feel like a very long time. I've given myself enough time...

Summer Rayne Oakes
October 2 2015

Why I Decided To Share My Nude Pictures

It's the most vulnerable I can be, but in a way, I'm glad you can see me for exactly who I am: strong, confident, worthy, loved.

Emily Nolan
September 29 2015

I'm A Fitness Professional, But I Was So Photoshopped That I Didn't Recognize Myself

The fitness industry has come up with a very specific — and unrealistic — image of what health and beauty look like.

Sadie Lincoln
September 28 2015

7 Mindset Shifts That Helped Me Lose 40 Pounds

At 23 years old, I was overweight and didn't like the person I had become. I had hit a low in my life and had a difficult time moving past it. I had a...

Osha Key
September 27 2015