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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

How Shonda Rhimes Lost Over 100 Pounds (And Gained A Life) By Saying "Yes"

Six words were all it took to make Shonda Rhimes — the acclaimed writer and producer behind Grey's Anatomy, Scandal, and How To Get Away With Murder —...

Emma Loewe
December 8 2015

21 Signs You Don't Trust Yourself

For a long time, I did not trust myself because I thought I had made too many mistakes and poor choices. I also realized that I was, in many respects,...

Iyanla Vanzant
December 7 2015

6 Things We Should Start Saying To Promote Body Positivity

We live in a body-obsessed culture. If you consume any media, it's nearly impossible to ignore the conversation around what is conventionally...

Sophia Rinaldis
December 6 2015

12 Simple Ways To Connect With Your True Purpose Today

A few years ago, I walked away from a 12-year career teaching black literature in the Ivy Leagues in order to follow my calling as an intuitive...

Naomi Pabst, PhD
December 6 2015

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

I remember that toward the end of high school, I made the plan to get engaged by 26 and married by 28.

Josh Barad
November 27 2015

How To Overcome Fear & Follow Your True Purpose

If you get confused by all the voices in your head vying for your attention when you’re trying to make decisions, you’re not alone.

Lissa Rankin, M.D.
November 25 2015

Here's What It's Like To Be Divorced In Your 20s

When you’re 21 and announce you’re in a relationship, the proclamation is met with joy. When you’re 22 and announce you’re getting married, you’re met...

Carmel Jones
November 23 2015

10 Signs You're On Track To Find Your True Calling

Finding and fulfilling your calling can be confusing, and your soul's true purpose might not be what you think it should be. Here are 10 signs that...

Lissa Rankin, M.D.
November 22 2015
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The One Type Of Trip That Will Totally Change Your Life

Maybe you’ve heard the phrase “live to give,” which suggests that helping other people is at the core of a worthwhile life. But what makes giving back...

November 20 2015
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A 5-Minute Practice To Restore Your Faith In The Universe

Most of us get up every day planning — or hoping, at least — to “tough” our way through the challenges ahead. We’ve got tasks we’re supposed to...

November 17 2015

The Most Damaging Body-Shamer Isn't Who You Think It Is

I’m Stacey, the woman in the picture below. A few years ago, I wouldn't have shown this picture to anyone, and I certainly wouldn't have posted it on...

Stacey Herrera
November 13 2015

Why American Women Feel Worse About Their Bodies Than Other Women

It’s a sad fact that American women feel worse about their bodies than women of almost any other nationality in the world. Don't believe me? A recent...

Andrea Jones
October 27 2015

How To Trust That You're On The Right Path

If you ask most people what they want from life, they'll probably tell you they want to be happy and loved. Success, fame, and fortune might come up...

Kate Eckman
October 27 2015

The One Thing Holding You Back From Finding Your Soulmate

Ask most people what qualities they desire in a partner and you will be amazed at the dust-inducing speed with which some of us can come up with a...

Yvonne Kariba
October 22 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

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

Why I'll Never Have Another One-Night Stand

I’m 22 years old and I've had my fair share of one-night stands. Enough to know they're not for me and I'll never have one again.

October 13 2015

How To Deal When Terrible Sh*t Happens

I don’t feel like I truly know or can trust someone until I’ve witnessed how they deal with adversity. And they can’t really know or trust me until...

Lissa Rankin, M.D.
October 13 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