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!

Recently, Therese Borchard, one of my favorite writers and authors, interviewed me for her blog Sanity Break. I shared my thoughts on being kind to ourselves, particularly when doing so feels foreign and uncomfortable. Check out the interview here.

Kick-start your fall with a free intentional calendar. Jess always has great positive ideas for living intentionally.

How yoga helps you accept your body.

I am — a beautiful way to journal.

Ideas on building a better relationship with yourself.

Tips on reducing your anxiety in the moment.

Take back your power. Alex always inspires me!

Showing who you, authentically, are to the world.

On crossing the finish line. Powerful words from Vivienne:

What could we do that is beyond our wildest dreams, that would feel like crossing a finish line, arms up in celebration and pride?

What is something that we could do today that might feel like one step towards it.  Perhaps putting up a profile on an online dating site (that would be one for me) as finding love sometimes feels like its unreachable. Maybe it is looking at ourselves in the mirror with love today, knowing that it is one step towards some day looking at the mirror and smiling widely at ourselves full of compassion and love.  Or maybe it taking our camera out for a photo walk and not listening to our inner critic but going for it anyways (or finishing a painting, or submitting an article to a magazine).  What are our wildest dreams and what if they weren’t impossible?

What are you hungry for?

My interview with Nicole Gulotta on her creative process. I love her blog Eat This Poem.

Mara just introduced a new community e-course called “Permission Granted.” Check it out. It starts October 14th.

You are a marvel.

What’s been inspiring you lately? 



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    Last reviewed: 18 Sep 2013

APA Reference
Tartakovsky, M. (2013). Body Image Boosters From The Blogosphere 9.15.13. Psych Central. Retrieved on January 29, 2015, from




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