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body image

The Massage You Could Be Giving Yourself Every Day ... But Aren't

No one is surprised when your shoulders function better after a massage, so why not your stomach?

Kate Codrington
September 12 2015

I Lost 170 Pounds After Ditching These 5 Beliefs

When I started my weight-loss journey, these five self-limiting beliefs tried to hold me back from my goals.

Kimanzi Constable
August 25 2015

Top 10 Ways To Be More Sensual Every Day

The more we feel with non-judgmental awareness, the more we're open to the experience of our innate sensual pleasures.

Michelle Alva
August 21 2015

How 8 New Moms Learned To Love Their Bodies (Photo)

I’m not entirely sure where I found the courage to stand, mostly naked, on a public beach with seven other women.

Jessie Harrold
August 17 2015

How Serena Williams Helped Me Learn To Love My Body

From the ways she has handled herself throughout her career, here are four life lessons I have learned from Serena.

Why Food Restriction Won't Help You In The Long Run

Sure, giving yourself some structure can help you feel more in control. But healthy, sustainable weight loss comes from eating balanced and healthy...

This Chart Proves That People With The Same BMI Can Look Wildly Different

New York-based startup Body Labs created a chart for Cosmopolitan (below) of six different women's 3D body scans. Look at them. Really study each one.

Emi Boscamp
July 16 2015

The Secret To Aging Like A French Woman

Ever since I can remember, I’ve been fascinated by people who thrive later in life. Hearing about senior citizens running races, climbing mountains,...

Rebeca Plantier
July 14 2015

How To Stop Obsessing Over "The Last 5 Pounds"

I’d like to put an end to the “Last 5-Pounds Syndrome” once and for all. Here’s how you know if you have it, and what you can do to change your...

Erica Mather, M.A.
June 12 2015

6 Ways To Empower Your Daughter To Have Positive Body Image

We don’t want to criticize, push, or minimize, and we definitely don’t want to do anything to reduce self-esteem or create an unhealthy relationship...

Rosemary Clark
June 3 2015

How I Conquered My Eating Disorder: A Ballet Dancer's Story

How could I ever expect my body to respond well to me when I was degrading it at every chance I could?

Cara-Lisa Sham
May 5 2015

Mom's Amazing Photos Show Daughters That "Strong Is The New Pretty"

Photographer Kate Parker doesn't want her daughters, Alice, 6, and Ella, 9, to be what society expects them to be. If they don't want to parade around...

Emi Boscamp
April 13 2015