self esteem

  1. Fashion News & Trends

    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...
  2. Cosmetic Surgery

    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 daily. Not...
  3. 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,...
  4. Self Improvement & Mental Health

    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...
  5. Child Development & Health

    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...
  6. 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 used to unplug the...
  7. Makeup & 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...
  8. Career Advice

    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...
  9. Makeup & 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.
  10. 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...
  11. Self Improvement & Mental Health

    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...
  12. Self Improvement & Mental Health

    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 — not...
  13. 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...
  14. Makeup & 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...
  15. Self Improvement & Mental Health

    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...
  16. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Teaching kids to love healthy food and exercise

    By encouraging healthy eating and exercise habits, supplying structure and consistency and offering a lot of love, we all can hope...
  17. School Age Kids

    The pitfalls of perfect

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    It's perfectly natural for parents to want their children to succeed in school, on the soccer field and everywhere in between....
  18. Mom & Dad

    Why I gave up shaving my legs

    When I became a mom, I started caring a little less about how I looked. Last year, I even gave up shaving my legs. While there’s...
  19. Child Development & Health

    Top 6 things you should never say to your kids

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    You wouldn't tell your child you wish he was never born, but other comments that you may think are harmless may be doing just as...
  20. Toys and Play

    Mom seeks equality in Lego minifigures

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    A daughter’s wish for more female Lego minifigures spurred her mom into forming a very popular online petition. Melissa contends...