self esteem

  1. Health & Wellness

    I may be fat, but I beat my eating disorder

    Before-and-after pictures are the stars of the diet industry, and everyone loves to see a dramatic success story. But one young...
  2. K-12

    Why I want my daughters to see my armpit hair

    The other day after dinner, I leaned back in my chair as far as my eight-month-pregnant body would allow and stretched my arms over...
  3. K-12

    You'll never use "like a girl" as an insult after you watch this

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    Are harmful messages keeping your daughter from giving her all? Find out how Always is empowering girls as they struggle against a...
  4. Well-being

    Two thumbs up for this holistic approach to plastic surgery

    Highly renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Gary Motykie is leading the charge toward a new approach to cosmetic procedures. "As much as...
  5. Parenting

    Self-confident kids we can all learn from

    Take a cue from these kids, who show that self-confidence is a big step on the way to happiness.
  6. Fashion & Style

    Can clothes really make you more confident?

    You know that saying, "The clothes make the man?" Well, the same concept goes for us gals. And while it's no secret that women love...
  7. Skincare

    The latest WTF beauty treatment: DIY plastic surgery

    Asia's known as the leading lady of innovative beauty trends, and no wonder — the average Asian woman uses 27 products...
  8. Parenting

    Video: How a group of girls just redefined Ban Bossy

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    When we first saw Lean In author Sheryl Sandberg's new Ban Bossy campaign a few weeks ago, we were intrigued – and also had lots of,...
  9. Well-being

    The message Ban Bossy is missing

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    I was always Wonder Woman. When my friends and I played superheroes, there wasn’t ever a question about who would get to be the most...
  10. K-12

    Sheryl Sandberg encourages girls to ban bossy

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    What do Beyoncé, Ellen and Sheryl Sandberg have in common? They’re all encouraging girls to “ban bossy” in a new campaign that aims...
  11. Beauty & Style

    Stereotypes women obsess over (that men don’t care about)

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    Do you find yourself obsessively making sure the lighting’s “just right” before getting frisky with your beau? (I...
  12. Skin Care

    What I’ve learned from not wearing makeup for two years

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    Have you ever bumped into a woman who's done up from H2T and wondered how long it must take to maintain her beauty routine? I can...
  13. Careers

    3 Ways to boost your self-confidence for public speaking

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    Public speaking is feared by many at the same level as the fear of death. Often, this fear comes from not feeling confident in your...
  14. Skin Care

    Airbrushing doesn’t just erase wrinkles — it erases your identity

    It's time to embrace our imperfections and be real about what we look like.
  15. Parenting

    28 Positive things to say to your kids

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    Our children mean the world to us, but we don't always remember to tell them so. Remind your children, at least once a day, just how...
  16. Well-being

    20 Ways to fall in love with yourself

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    There's an old adage that says you need to learn to love yourself before you can love someone else. That's solid advice, but for a...
  17. Well-being

    Self-worth: You are not the size of your pants

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    Despite the popular but-I-read-it-somewhere belief, stepping on the scale 9,956 times a day is absolutely — pinky promise...
  18. Fashion & Style

    In defense of Lena Dunham and her Vogue cover

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    The Photoshop controversy begins again. How could Vogue magazine manipulate Lena Dunham into a size zero courtesy of Photoshop? Oh...
  19. Skin Care

    Girls, just say no to photo editing apps

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    If you want to look better in pictures, there's an app for that. From smoothing wrinkles, to brightening skin, many phone apps are...
  20. Well-being

    5 Ways to love yourself a helluva lot more

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    I recently satisfied my little wanderlusting heart and pre-celebrated my 30th birthday by wandering solo through the Tuscan hills of...