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Bad Body Image? 15 Ways To Improve Your Self-Esteem [EXPERT]
Could your body image use a little boost?
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Bad Body Image? 15 Ways To Improve Your Self-Esteem

Let's face it: we could all use a little body image boost from time to time. In a world full of magazine covers telling us our abs should be flat and our booties should be round, how are we supposed to accept ourselves the way we are? Good news: our experts are here to help. Below are 15 easy ways you can learn to love your body starting right here, right now.

Do We Love To Hate Our Bodies?
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Do We Love To Hate Our Bodies?

The other day, I was talking with a client who has lost about thirty pounds towards her goal of fifty. She even found this remarkable when she realized that the thirty-pound bags of soil she was dragging around her yard were the equivalent of what she had lost and had been carrying around every moment of every day. Yet, rather than being ecstatic about how well she’s doing, she was more bothered by the wrinkles that were showing up on her thinner face and the new bat wings on her slender arms.

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Eat all the cookies you want, 'cause it's International No Diet Day.
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Accept Your Body: Happy International No Diet Day!

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.

Are You Listening To Your Body?
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Are You Listening To Your Body?

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.

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Samantha Brick is getting a ton of attention for writing an article on her own hotness.
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Samantha Brick: Do We Hate Confident Women?

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 Gave Up Her Scale: Should You?
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Christina Aguilera Gave Up Her Scale: Should You?

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. 

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"'I hate my stomach,' I said every time my girlfriends and I talked body grievances."
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Why I Love My Body (Even Without Six-Pack Abs)

The other day I tried on a bathing suit. I could see the benefits of hitting the gym, though I was once again disheartened by the extra skin on my stomach. I pinched an inch and frowned...

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"I thought threesomes were supposed to be exciting."
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Love Bytes: "I Had A Threesome And It Was Lame"

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.

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Does National Cleavage Day objectify or celebrate women?
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National Cleavage Day: Why?

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.

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What for, RiRi?
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Ladies, Rihanna Wants You To Get Naked

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.

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Not everyone looks like these gals in a bikini.
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7 Reasons "Bikini Season" Is Stupid

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."

Rapid Fat Loss: Your Key To A Smokin' Hot Bikini Bod [EXPERT]
You better hurry ... it's almost swimsuit season!
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Rapid Fat Loss: Your Key To A Smokin' Hot Bikini Bod

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.

The Key To Accepting Your Body As It Is
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The Key To Accepting Your Body As It Is

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?