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How To Tune In To Your Body

I was taught very early on that some parts of my humanity were “allowed”— namely: being sweet, being affable, smiling, showing controlled joy, and...

Alanis Morissette
January 27 2016

Aerie Features A Non-Skinny Model In Its Latest Campaign

Aerie, American Eagle’s intimates brand aimed at young women, has kept the promise it made a couple of years ago never to retouch their models with...

Emi Boscamp
January 25 2016

Body-Positive Badass Zendaya Is The New Face Of Covergirl

Body-positive activist and feminist warrior Zendaya announced on Instagram yesterday that CoverGirl has chosen her as their new face. Sure, she's...

Emi Boscamp
January 22 2016

Why This Photo Of A Woman 24 Hours After Giving Birth Is Going Viral

Breaking news: when a woman gives birth, her stomach doesn't just magically deflate back to its pre-pregnancy state.

Emi Boscamp
January 22 2016

I'm A Woman Who Doesn't Shave & The World Is Still Spinning

As early as our preteens, we're taught that shaving is something that's normal and necessary. But no one tells us that once we start, it's hard to...

Christina Nichols
January 16 2016

5 Truths I Accept To Have A Sacred Relationship With My Body

I have a sacred relationship with my body, but it wasn't always this way. Before the age of 35, I had no concept of what it meant to embody my body.

Stacey Herrera
January 12 2016

This Is How Often Women Criticize Themselves Every Day

One of the very first things we do in the morning: look in the mirror. And the first thing to follow that is likely some kind of put-down.

Emi Boscamp
January 4 2016

Women's Health Bans These Damaging Terms From Its Covers

When the weather starts to warm up, women in particular begin to feel the pressure that "bikini season" brings with it. In line to check out from any...

Emi Boscamp
January 2 2016

20 Unexpected Wellness Heroes Of 2015

It should come as no surprise that we at mbg love it when wellness news makes headlines. Combine that with an appreciation for celebrities who use...

Emma Loewe
December 31 2015

11 Incredible Wellness Stories That Got Our Readers Talking This Year

Today, we're celebrating the stories that mindbodygreen readers talked about the most 2015 — the pieces that you shared, Tweeted, and posted.

Emi Boscamp
December 30 2015

France Takes A Serious Stand Against Harmful Modeling Standards

In an effort to reform the the notoriously unrealistic and potentially harmful standards placed on models, France has passed a law to reform the...

Leah Vanderveldt
December 19 2015

How I Learned To Not Give A Sh*t About The Scale + 5 Real Ways I Measure Health

The last time I had a physical was about three years ago. Though this was around the beginning of my journey toward self-acceptance, I was still...

Kelly Wadler
December 17 2015

David's Bridal Celebrates Brides Of All Shapes & Sizes In Its Latest Campaign

It's no wonder some brides turn into bridezillas. They're constantly bombarded by images of stick-thin brides and messages from magazines, ads, and...

Emi Boscamp
December 16 2015

10 Things I Refuse To Do In 2016 (Because I Want To Have A Happy, Fulfilling Year)

We’re in the thick of holiday party season — a time when sweets and treats are the center of attention.

Cristina Hoyt
December 14 2015

I’m A Man + I Suffered Silently From Body Image Issues For Years

It was a sunny Wednesday afternoon at the start of summer. I was an otherwise healthy 26-year-old, and I was lying on the sidewalk, on the phone with...

Quentin Vennie
December 11 2015

10 Lessons In Happiness We Should Teach Girls

Who are the young women you want to influence? I’ve created this list to make it easy for you to talk to the young women in your life about what it...

Valorie Burton
December 10 2015

I'm A Recovering Orthorexic — Here Are 3 Mindset Shifts That Make Me Happier & Healthier

I've gained so much weight in the last year that I had to buy a completely new wardrobe. After years of living with an eating disorder, it was weight...

Katie Dalebout
December 10 2015

Why I Torture Myself Every Year By Watching The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

As someone who has covered the news for all things health and wellness for over a year now, I know a thing or two about body positivity. I’ve written...

Emi Boscamp
December 7 2015

6 Things We Should Start Saying To Promote Body Positivity

We live in a body-obsessed culture. If you consume any media, it's nearly impossible to ignore the conversation around what is conventionally...

Sophia Rinaldis
December 6 2015