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Why This Plus-Size Model Would Never Go Back To Being A Size 2

Breaking news: Thin doesn't necessarily equal happy.

Emi Boscamp
December 3 2015

These Yearbook Photos Show How Smiling Has Evolved Over The Past 100 Years

Think about it: getting your photo taken 100 years ago was a big deal. You didn't have the luxury of taking an unlimited amount of photos until you...

Emi Boscamp
November 30 2015

What Your Body Shape Says About Your Eating Habits

A new study out of Drexel University found that a woman's body type may be indicative of her binge eating habits.

Emma Loewe
November 16 2015

I'm Fat. It's OK. Here's Why We All Need To Get A Little More Comfy With The F-Word

My name is Jes Baker. I write a blog called The Militant Baker; it's about body-image feminism, "fatshion," and mental health. I am intelligent,...

Jes Baker
November 16 2015

The Mental Shifts That Helped Me Effortlessly Lose 4 Dress Sizes & Regain My Confidence

There's an overwhelming pressure for new mothers to bounce back to their "pre-baby" body. Don’t even get me started on the number of products —...

Sarah Jenks
November 12 2015

7 Incredibly Easy Ways To Reduce Inflammation (Hint: You Might Need To Exercise Less)

Excess inflammation can cause major issues in our bodies and might destroy our efforts toward getting beautiful skin and a fit physique. Our 24/7...

Nora Tobin
October 17 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

5 Tips For Perfect Posture When You Sit (Photo)

There's not one perfect way to sit — everyone's body is a little different, so a "perfect" posture will likely vary from person-to-person. Though...

Gabrielle Frank
September 29 2015

Thighbrows, Thigh Gaps, & Bikini Bridges: When Will It End?

Apparently, arms, legs, necks, and stomachs aren't good enough names for women's body parts.

Emi Boscamp
September 21 2015

6 Signs You Could Have Body Dysmorphic Disorder

For the longest time, I’ve had misgivings about how my body looks. But whenever I’ve mentioned some of my concerns to other people, they look at me...

Erica Mather
September 20 2015

8 Easy, Affordable Ways To Get Healthier

For many women, our relationship with our bodies is a constant battle. It's a war on fat and flab, and a struggle against aging and perfection. If we...

Jacki Hayes
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

12 Things Active Women Do Every Day

Living a truly vibrant, energized life is a daily choice. It comes down to the first thought you choose to believe upon waking, the food you select to...

August 17 2015

10 Ways To Transform Your Run Into A Full-Body Workout

Running doesn’t have to be boring or tedious — and it shouldn’t feel like a chore. There are easy ways to make your runs more fun and to amp up the...

Heather Dorak
August 7 2015

How Serena Williams Helped Me Learn To Love My Body

I remember when my status as a fangirl of Serena Williams was officially cemented. It was during the 1999 US Open, when she won her first grand-slam...

Dr. Patricia Thompson
July 23 2015

10 Signs You Truly Love Your Body

The thing I’ve struggled most with in my life has been living in my body. I’ve had every kind of eating disorder, tried more diets than I can count...

Allison Dryja
July 3 2015

How I Learned To Love My Stretch Marks

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had stretch marks and hated them. I’ve been embarrassed by them. I’ve hid them as much as possible.

Sophie Kay
July 1 2015

How To Reconnect With Your Body To Know How Powerful You Really Are

For years, there was no term for "emotional eating." But now that we know what's really going on — we feel unsafe, deprived and out of our bodies — we...

Allison Dryja
June 17 2015

How To Stop Obsessing Over "The Last 5 Pounds"

When I was working as a holistic health counselor (a coach who helps re-educate people about how to eat whole foods), women would come to me desperate...

Erica Mather
June 12 2015