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body image

I'm A Model. Here's Why Beauty Standards Are BS

We can all agree that when we look through a magazine, we’re being taught to learn something that is untrue. In the United States, flipping through a...

Emily Nolan
August 12 2014

20 Ways To Get In Touch With Your Body

Getting in touch with our bodies can be challenging sometimes.

12 Signs You're Exercising Too Much

Distinguishing addictive behavior from healthy habits.

Megan Roop
July 24 2014

11 Things I Want To Say To My 16-Year-Old Self

If I could speak to that 16-year-old girl, the one bound up in fear of what others think, in fear of her own family life, in fear of never making a...

Rebecca Butler
July 21 2014

DIY: 9 All-Natural Beauty Products

We live in a world where we are immensely pressured to keep up appearances. Unfortunately, we're also at the mercy of a self-regulated cosmetics...

Dr. Pragati Gusmano
July 17 2014

How I Live With Addiction Every Day: Amber Valletta

Supermodel, actress, and fashion icon Amber Valletta opens up for the first time ever...

mindbodygreen
July 11 2014

What Your Cravings Are Trying To Tell You About Your Emotions

I was just back from meeting with my divorce lawyer, and I wanted a chocolate chip cookie. A big one. One of those cookies that’s as big as your face,...

Alexandra Jamieson
July 1 2014

7 Reasons Why Pole Dancing is Empowering To Women

Here why I believe it's healthy for women, and my perspective on why it's actually a feminist pursuit.

Irmingard Mayer
June 29 2014

7 Things Being A Professional Ballerina Taught Me About My Body

As a child I knew I was different. I would fall asleep at night listening to Chopin and Tchaikovsky, and draw versions of the tutus I wanted to wear...

Stephanie Burg
June 28 2014

How Social Media Harms Your Body Image + What To Do About It

Eight years ago, I started a blog with the goal of starting a dialogue around women’s struggles with food and weight. It became a popular interactive...

Dr. Stacey Rosenfeld
June 19 2014

5 Ways People Treated Me Differently After Losing More Than 100 Pounds

Here are a few perceptions and observations I personally encountered after my drastic weight loss five years ago.

Naomi Teeter
June 10 2014

7 Life Lessons Happy People Have Already Figured Out

Life doesn’t come with instructions. No one hands us a manual when we are born. Instead we have to navigate the trenches of the unknown and try to...

Shannon Kaiser
June 9 2014

6 Yoga Tips For Anyone With A Bigger Body

In the yoga biz, the standard way to gain credibility is to be an RYT-200. That means Registered Yoga Teacher with 200 hours of training. Well, I’m an...

Amy Vaughn
May 29 2014

You Don't Need Fixing, Our Culture Just Says That You Do

I hear a common story in my office. Everyone else has it figured out. Everyone else has it easy. Everyone except me. What's wrong with me? Why am I so...

Megan Bruneau, M.A.
May 29 2014

What If Barbie Looked Like A Real Woman?

I made a prototype of a fashion doll based on the average 19 year-old female body measurements from the CDC.

Nickolay Lamm
March 5 2014

3 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Anorexia

It's National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, and for many of us who are professionals in the field, this week brings conflicted feelings. I spend my...

Tabitha Farrar
February 26 2014

How A Traumatic Event Helped Me Overcome Food Addiction

Three years ago, I reached a major turning point in my weight journey. I sat by my dad’s hospital bed almost certain he would die. He is an alcoholic...

Brynn Johnson
February 17 2014

What Happened When I Allowed Myself To Be Vulnerable In Public

When I was asked to present a TEDx Talk, my immediate reaction was pure terror. I had been inspired by many TEDx and TED Talks. I knew they were well...

Carré Otis
January 31 2014

5 Reasons To Get Naked Every Day

Nothing is more empowering than being healthy, strong, and naked.

Nicola Jane Hobbs, MSc
November 4 2013