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Body Image

Body Image Boosters From the Blogosphere 1.5.14


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 elsewhere. Hope you find these links inspiring!
3 small steps for accepting yourself.

"In the end it really has been a gift to break my scale.  With it, I feel like it broke a pattern, a daily way in which I put the voice of others ahead of my own."

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Body Image Boosters

Body Image Boosters From The Blogosphere 12.1.13


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!
The one thing you must give yourself this holiday season.

Mara's favorite eating "rules." (Mine, too.)

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Books

How To Enjoy Food This Holiday Season


Today, I'm republishing an older piece to remind us to enjoy and savor the foods we'll be eating this holiday season. Sadly, we're surrounded by articles and ads that warn us about how many pounds we'll gain if we eat two helpings of dessert. Ads and articles that perpetuate a vicious cycle of fear, guilt and shame around food.

It isn't right. And it doesn't have to be this way, either. Instead, we can focus on enjoyment, nourishment and curiosity this holiday season. One bite at a time. I hope this piece gives you some good ideas to do just that.
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Body Image

Dealing With Guilty Feelings

Many of us feel a deep pang of guilt about many things. We feel guilty about eating certain foods. We feel guilty about not exercising or exercising enough.

We feel guilty about our weight or size. We feel guilty about taking care of ourselves.

We feel guilty about the things we think we should do. Maybe even about the way we think we should be.

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Body Image

Body Image Boosters From The Blogosphere 11.17.13



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!

"All foods, like all women, are real."

Author Barbara Abercrombie reveals how she creates.

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Books

This Weekend Meet At The Table

"This is what I want you to do: I want you to tell someone you love them, and dinner's at six," writes bestselling author Shauna Niequist in her new book Bread & Wine: A Lover Letter to Life Around the Table. 

I love this idea. On Monday I talked about the importance of gathering our loved ones (or acquaintances, classmates, co-workers) for delicious food and meaningful conversation. (Without body bashing, criticism or gossip.)

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