Since its creation in 1992, Mary Evans Young, the director of the British group "Diet Breakers" (someone sign me up, please!), not only is International No Diet Day about accepting your body and the fact that no two bodies are alike, but it's also dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyles and that moderation is your friend.
Your body tells you everything you need to know, even when your conscious mind is unaware. When you have doubts about a certain person or situation, pay attention to your body signals. Is your neck feeling stiff? Maybe you are resisting or unable to see different sides or perspectives about the situation. If your knees are hurting, maybe you want to get out and don't know where to turn or how to do it.
Okay ladies, I know you all have something about your body you wish you could change, alter, or delete. News flash: you are not perfect and you never will be.
In case you missed it, Samantha Brick, whose name even sounds made-up, wrote about how "pretty" she is, and how it leads to constant spontaneous gift-giving by men around her. "There are downsides to being pretty," she wrote. "The main one being that other women hate me for no other reason than my lovely looks."
Christina Aguilera has been attacked for being too skinny and too fat, and she no longer cares what people think. In fact, she’s tossed out her scale and learned how to love her body no matter what size she is. She no longer obsesses about her weight or compares her self-worth with the numbers on the scale.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Dan Savage's new MTV show "Savage U" premiered last night. Italian "Vogue" editor talks eating disorders. One woman, two men. 10 reasons to date the boy you grew up with. 6 places to have sex around the house.
We loved Lauren Conrad and watching the drama of her life unfold each week on Laguna Beach and The Hills, but we must say, the grownup Conrad impresses us even more these days.
It's news to me but apparently it's National Cleavage Day. Or it's almost National Cleavage Day? Or maybe it was yesterday? Basically, what I'm gathering from the Internets is National Cleavage Day, although it doesn't have a definite assigned date, is celebrated in "either March or April" every year since it started 2002.
Rihanna has advice for women everywhere: get naked more often! Even though she's been dubbed Sexiest Woman Alive by Esquire and wears plenty of partially nude outfits on stage and in magazines, the 24-year-old singer has had a tough time accepting all the good and bad about her body.
Hooray! Winter is officially over, and spring has arrived. Which means cherry blossoms, the smell of lilacs, the return of the sun…and a torrential downpour of body-shaming ads that would like you to think that you have been a fat lump all winter, and that you are unfit for a swimsuit. Welcome to the beginning of "bikini season."
You can build your summer body at a faster rate using a rapid fat loss program. Don't confuse rapid fat loss with a quick weight loss program or fad diet. Fat loss will leave you healthier. Quick weight loss through severe calorie restriction will be regained (when you begin to eat normally again). Since you are burning fat at a faster rate, your workouts will be tougher and you will need to comply with a healthy, managed meal plan.
How can I feel better about my body, even though I’m not yet at my goal weight? By Joy Bufalini Certified Body Breakthrough Coach http://thinwithin.com/joy What are your thoughts on being grateful for you body as it is RIGHT NOW? It probably seems easy to imagine being grateful if you had the body like "so and so" or you weighed "x" amount. But appreciating even those problem areas of your body – your legs, your stomach, your arms? How is that possible?
Baristas in bikinis? Here, it's just business as usual. Women dressed in swimsuits and lingerie are serving up coffee at Java Girls, a shop in Orlando, Fla., that's been grabbing the attention of locals since it opened in November, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
I’m 32 and I don’t know if I have ever fully recovered from seventh grade. When I graduated my beloved elementary school and went to a much bigger middle school across town, some of my old classmates also switched to the same middle school, one of whom was my sixth grade ex-boyfriend. We had a messy “separation” after I came back from summer camp and realized that he was no longer interested in knowing me anymore, no less holding my hand at the park and buying me beanie babies.
As if women didn't struggle with body image enough these days, the following news comes from Holland: "A former winner of the television show 'Holland's Next Top Model' has won a lawsuit against Elite Model Management after she was dropped for having hips the agency considered too large."