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Plus-Size Model Robyn Lawley Posts Powerful Selfie To Combat Criticism Of Women's Bodies

Robyn Lawley, the first plus-size model to be featured in Sports Illustrated (though the whole "plus-size" part has been debated), is standing up for...

Emi Boscamp
October 23 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

This New Ad Campaign Shows Us What The "Perfect" Man Really Looks Like

In recent years, many companies — Dove and Lane Bryant, for example — have had ad campaigns featuring fuller-figured women in order to be more...

Emi Boscamp
October 19 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

10 Simple Rules To Follow If You Weigh Yourself

Most people use a scale to weigh themselves regularly and are pretty emotional about what that scale tells them. As a personal trainer, I often hear...

Erin Oprea
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

Khloe Kardashian Fires Back At Amy Schumer For Body-Shaming Jokes On SNL

Amy Schumer is internationally praised for her no-holds-barred approach to body shaming.

Emi Boscamp
October 13 2015

3 Mindset Shifts That Will Lead To Lasting Weight Loss

As a psychologist and life coach who focuses on working with women, I realized that my clients knew what might be included in a healthy diet and what...

Lisa Kaplin
October 11 2015

7 Habits That Helped Me Lose 22 Pounds & Keep It Off

The first time I reached my goal weight after struggling with my body for years, I was stoked. I thought to myself, So all it takes is to eat less and...

Michele Lian
October 10 2015

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

At 5-foot-4, I've been frustrated for years with my height and what I called stubby legs. I'm the shortest person in my family and never understood...

Karen Azeez
October 9 2015

Selena Gomez Opens Up About Lupus Diagnosis & Body Shaming

Selena Gomez rocks a chic power suit on the cover of Billboard. The message is clear: she's done taking shit from anyone — internet trolls, paparazzi,...

Emi Boscamp
October 8 2015

Vin Diesel Is The Latest Victim Of Body Shaming

Two days ago, actor Vin Diesel was photographed on a hotel balcony in Miami without a shirt. So what, right? People walk around sans shirts all the...

Allie White
October 8 2015

7 Ridiculously Hurtful Things People Have Said About My Body (To My Face)

I don’t necessarily think people mean to be rude when they say hurtful things. I’ve learned what people say about others is more a reflection of...

Kate Eckman
October 8 2015

8 Phrases Women NEED To Stop Saying To Each Other

We've all heard about how our society can hold women back, whether it's through body shaming or female objectification. But what we hear about less...

Shanna Rochon
October 6 2015

Demi Lovato Goes Nude & Makeup-Free For Vanity Fair To Spread A Powerful Message

Rather than put up a likely futile fight against the public invasion of privacy that comes with celebrity status, Demi Lovato has decided to embrace...

Emi Boscamp
October 5 2015

How To Have A Social Life (Without The Hangover, Guilt, Or Feeling Like Sh*t)

We go into a girls' night thinking it’s all about drinks, treats, and laughter. A lot of the time, there is pressure to keep up with everyone else by...

Abby Hutcheson
October 3 2015

Why You Don't Need To Lose Weight For Your Wedding

There are two types of brides. One of them stresses themselves out until the last minute, counting crunches, calories, and pounds. The other bride is...

Emily Nolan
October 2 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