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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!

Vivienne reveals her creative process and the power of self-portraiture in our interview.

Brilliant words from Justine:

My creative ambition, however it chooses to express itself, is my birthright. It is central to who I am. It involves the need to play, to experiment, to make a mess, to embrace the great beauty of imperfection, to understand that there are no mistakes. It requires that I wander and dream and expose myself to interesting things and follow up on what catches my fancy.

A powerful post on family and body image.

7 quick ways to ease stress.

What to wear to your first yoga class.

On needing more help than you think you deserve. (Andrea’s piece is about motherhood, anxiety and depression but I think it’s a must-read for all of us. It’s a powerful reminder about asking for help and being yourself.)

Marianne shares her creative joy.

Creativity and motherhood.

Anna shares the soundtrack of her life. My favorite part:

What feeds your soul? Sunshine, Spring, driving with the windows down, tea with a girlfriend and nowhere to go afterwards, reading in bed, luxurious yoga practices, snuggling with my pups, holding hands with my hubby at the grocery.
What do people thank you for? Telling my truth and letting people know they’re not alone.
If you were to be remembered for one thing, what would you like it to be? Choosing openness, when I could have so easily gone the other way.

Navigating weight talk in front of your daughter.

Making gratitude a practice.

5 tips for managing anxiety during a transition.

What’s inspiring you this week?



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    Last reviewed: 19 May 2013

APA Reference
Tartakovsky, M. (2013). Body Image Boosters From The Blogosphere 5.19.13. Psych Central. Retrieved on March 28, 2015, from




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