body image

  1. Parenting

    Self-portraits: Teens obsessed with the perfect profile pic

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    You can’t escape them — teenagers taking pictures of themselves to use for their profile picture on Facebook or...
  2. Well-being

    Secrets to having a positive body image

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    Chances are you're the only person in the world who notices the three pounds you put on over the holidays, or the fact that your...
  3. Well-being

    Body image and the myth of perfection

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    It's unlikely we'll ever see a typical American woman on the cover of any woman's print or online magazine. It is the media's job to...
  4. Celebrity Gossip

    Lady Gaga: Waving her middle finger at physical flaws

    Lady Gaga should be the artist who young people love but who annoys the rest of us. If anyone else wore a meat dress to an awards...
  5. Living

    5 Steps to loving your image

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    Remember what your parents taught you? You're perfect as you are. That was the ideal anyway. Sometimes though, the message gets lost...
  6. Living

    Learn how to win your battle with the scale

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    How many of you have allowed the scale to control your day? It doesn't matter what side of the bed you woke up on -- the morning...
  7. Diet

    New book The Hot Tub Diet aims to bust bad body image

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    If you’ve ever looked in the mirror and felt bad about your body, you’re not alone. It’s not enough to be healthy...
  8. Living

    5 Easy tips to loving your body this summer

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    Like it or not, bikini season is here, people. If you've been hitting up the gym, sweating it out in yoga and keeping fit, this is...
  9. Tips & Advice

    Parenting Guru: When girls feel fat

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    Whitney Ladd Post battled an eating disorder in college and later as a professional rower until she found help. Today, she’s...
  10. Living

    Why do we still feel fat after losing weight?

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    Yes, the mirror does lie! Sometimes we actually are "fat heads." That's when being fat is in our brains, not our bodies. No matter...
  11. K-12

    Young girls and healthy body image

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    As parents, it’s important we educate ourselves about the unhealthy messages the media sends to our daughters. Here's what we...
  12. Well-being

    Eating disorders, weight concerns common in women over the age of 50

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    When you hear about eating disorders, many of us tend to think of teens or young women being affected. However, research tells us...
  13. Living

    New film challenges the way women see themselves

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    The new film Miss Representation is shining a major spotlight on the distorted way women are portrayed in the media and challenging...
  14. Tips & Advice

    Be honest: Would you get cosmetic surgery?

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    In this installment of Tough Love, blogger Aunt Becky of Mommy Wants Vodka , offers her opinion to mothers considering plastic...
  15. K-12

    Is your son at risk for an eating disorder?

    When you think of eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia, you likely have a visual image of a scary skinny body. A female...
  16. Tips & Advice

    Monday Mom challenge: Take a hard look at your eating habits

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    Yes, we get it. Your relationship with food is complex. It’s more that eating and enjoying nutritious food that gives you the energy...
  17. Diet

    Feel better about your body this summer

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    It’s summertime and the living is easy. Or is it? For many of us, the thought of hitting the beach in a bikini or wearing skimpy...
  18. K-12

    Is the iconic Barbie bad news?

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    Barbie might be an icon, but she’s also a hot button topic for controversy. Some say the blond bombshell is all in good fun, while...
  19. Well-being

    Promoting an unhealthy ideal: Barbie and Hollywood vs. reality

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    Have you ever wondered what Barbie would look like if she were real? Galia Slayen did and four years ago the then-university student...
  20. Well-being

    5 Exercises to a perfect posture

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    You don’t have to accept that burning pain in your neck and shoulders, ache in your low back and throbbing headaches as a daily...