A positive body image goes beyond liking your looks. It encompasses taking good care of yourself and leading a fulfilling life. In this weekly series, I share some of my favorite posts from some of my favorite bloggers on this topic. Sometimes I also share relevant pieces that I’ve written on the Web. Hope you find these links inspiring!
Yoga is a powerful tool for body acceptance. Here’s why.
Is emotional eating really so bad?
Want to get to know yourself a bit better? Go through these 100 questions for self-discovery. A few of my favorites:
ϟ What are you STARVING for?
ϟ If you had an extra $100 to spend on yourself every week, what would you do?
ϟ Where + when do you get your BEST IDEAS?
ϟ If you could enroll in a PhD program, with your tuition paid in full by a mysterious benefactor, what would you study — and why?
ϟ How long can you (comfortably) go without checking your emails or texts? How do you feel about that?
ϟ What are you ready to set into motion, today?
On change and radical self-responsibility. Mara writes:
…I take myself with me wherever I go. I am dedicated to fully embodying my life and my skin. I am dedicated to shining, even when it’s uncomfortable. I am dedicated to staying with myself, no matter what, all the time, without exception.
An inspiring reminder from Andrea to do something healing for ourselves.
Preserving your self-esteem on social media.
The power of laughter.
Laura’s well-fed life. An excerpt:
Well-fed is when I skip the whipped cream.
It can also be when I ask for the whipped cream.
Well-fed is when I get away from the computer.
It can also be a 3 hour Hulu marathon.
Well-fed is when I put together a smashing outfit that makes me feel stylish and capable.
It can also be when I slum in my sweats past noon.
Well-fed is when I go to yoga.
It can also be when I ditch downward dog for couch slouch.
Tips on supporting a friend who’s sick.
An exercise for figuring out your values.
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Last reviewed: 21 Apr 2013