body image

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. Tips & Advice

    How do I prevent my low self-esteem from influencing my daughter?

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    In this installment of Tough Love, blogger Cecily Kellogg offers advice on preventing a mother's low self-esteem from influencing...
  7. Well-being

    Does your mother influence your body image?

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    If you look in the mirror and see unwanted pounds, does your mother's voice pop into your head, reprimanding you for eating too many...
  8. Celebrity Gossip

    Jessica Alba thinks she's ugly

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    Actress Jessica Alba thinks she's fat and ugly and can't understand why men are attracted to her.
  9. Well-being

    30 Days to your best body ever

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    What if you had 30 days to transform your relationship to your body? What if your life was at stake? Would you step outside your...
  10. Well-being

    Look your best in that bathing suit

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    When summer heat blasts, you’ve got to be ready to strip down. While you don’t need to show off your birthday suit – except in...
  11. K-12

    Does your teen have an eating disorder?

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    Body image and weight issues for many of us - and teens are no different. Those issues can manifest themselves in numerous ways,...
  12. Diet

    Orthorexia: Healthy eating may be hazardous to your health

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    When healthy eating gets taken to an unhealthy extreme, even though the diet may be balanced and adequate, the attitude and...
  13. Well-being

    What formerly overweight women miss about their bigger bodies

    Let’s look at the facts — 35 percent of adults are obese and 69 percent are overweight (including the obese), according to the...
  14. Diet

    One Direction's Liam Payne teaches tweens about fat-shaming

    The One Direction singer gained a few pounds. It happens to everybody, and his weight is still perfectly normal. But the...
  15. Well-being

    Woman posts photo of back fat, calls BS on "body positive"

    We all have hang-ups when it comes to our bod. Case in point: I'm scrawny. And pale. And the only time I like my feet is when I'm...
  16. Beauty

    Famed Pirelli calendar to feature plus-sized model for the first time

    I have no idea how a calendar put out by a tire manufacturer has become the ultimate fashion paean and yet The Pirelli Calendar —...
  17. Well-being

    Harvard's women's rugby team tackles body hate with kick-ass photo project

    What does it mean to be a girl? A woman? A lot of us ladies, no matter what our age, have a hard time defining what it means to be...
  18. Beauty

    Women show off pictures of their luscious leg hair, because feminism

    Have you ever stopped and really thought about why we shave our legs? Why do we all stand like flamingos in a slippery shower...
  19. Beauty

    JC Penney debuts mannequins with body diversity

    What do a pro basketball player, a dwarf, a mom of three, a woman in a wheelchair and a man who is a double-leg amputee all have in...
  20. Beauty

    'Stop the Beauty Madness’ uses disturbing ads to make a statement about women

    You don't believe becoming thigh-gap thin will make you more beautiful — or do you?