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self-acceptance

9 Things I Learned In My 60s That I Wish I'd Known In My 20s

When I look at my difficult experiences, both past and present, I see gifts, even if they’re not wrapped in particularly pretty wrapping paper.

Lisa Kayne Lieberman
February 16 2016

Twitter Perfectly Captures Single Life In Three Words, Just In Time for Valentine's Day

Singles are uniting to combat the oppressive force that is Valentine's Day, using humor and self-empowerment.

Emi Boscamp
February 12 2016

A Simple Mindfulness Exercise To Promote Kindness & Self-Compassion

As a doctor of preventive and lifestyle medicine, I know the importance of stress management. And a key element of managing stress and finding true...

4 Science-Backed Tips For Achieving Your Dreams

Whether it's New Year's resolutions or any other milestone we want to achieve, most of us give up on that career goal, diet, mindfulness practice, or...

Emma Seppälä, PhD
February 9 2016

5 Simple Self-Care Rituals For Confidence

Sometimes is as simple as saying, "I am worthy."

Deborah Hanekamp
February 7 2016

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

4 Beliefs I Had To Unlearn To Be Healthy & Happy

For most of my years, I thought life was about learning and growing. But one day as I struggled to drag myself to a yoga class, I realized there were...

Karen Azeez
January 26 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

The #1 Thing You're Doing To Make Yourself Unattractive

The heartbreak that followed a particularly difficult breakup turned me into a shell of a person for a year and a half. Then, when I decided I had...

Megan Bruneau, M.A.
December 23 2015

How My Body Image Obsession Almost Killed Me (At 26)

I was constantly haunted by the idea that a "real man" had a certain body type, a certain muscle structure, a certain build.

Quentin Vennie
December 11 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

The #1 Thing You Can Do For People You Love (It's Not What You Think)

Your single most important job in life is taking care of yourself — period.

Tracy Thomas, PhD
December 10 2015

3 Ways To Avoid Dating People Who Make You Feel Like Sh*t

It’s been said that single people give the best dating advice, but can’t take their own. Despite being the queen of that sentiment, this longtime...

Lauren Cap
December 7 2015

6 Things We Should Start Saying To Promote Body Positivity

The definition of beauty that is perpetrated in the media is narrow and excludes most of the variety that exists in reality.

Sophia Rinaldis
December 6 2015

Why I'm Not Married — Even Though That Was My "Plan"

I should only get married if I know that marriage is the right decision for me.

Josh Barad
November 27 2015

7 Powerful Mantras To Help You Attract The One

Here are seven things about self-love and relationships I wish I'd known earlier in life.

Sandra Bienkowski
November 23 2015

The Mindset Shift That Will Help You Get What You Want In Life

Most of us have something we're eager to accomplish; whether it be a novel rattling around inside our heads or a deep-seeded desire to learn the...

Eric Zimmer
November 13 2015