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Body Image

Yoga For All Shapes & Sizes: Q&A With Anna Guest-Jelley

{The gorgeous Anna Guest-Jelley teaching yoga}

I'm super excited to share my interview with Anna Guest-Jelley, founder of Curvy Yoga, where she inspires people of all sizes to practice yoga and love and care for their bodies. It's truly a beautiful, invigorating and positive space.
Recently she's released a stunning and comprehensive e-book called Permission to Curve: Inspiring Poses for Curvy Yogis and...
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Body Image

Body Image Booster: Keep It Simple

Every Monday features a tip, activity, inspiring quote or some other tidbit that helps boost your body image, whether directly or indirectly — and hopefully kick-starts the week on a positive note!

Got a tip for improving body image? Email me at mtartakovsky at gmail dot com, and I’ll be happy to feature it. I’d love to hear from you!
In late June I went to the Creative Joy Retreat, which...
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Eating & Dieting

5 Ways To Enjoy Eating & Savor Your Food

Many of us worry that enjoying food will somehow open Pandora's box, and lead to out-of-control eating. But it's OK -- and important -- to like eating.

Eating foods we don't like very much leaves us feeling unsatisfied and wanting more. In fact, for many people it leads to overeating and then guilt.

Not enjoying eating can also negatively affect your nutrition. As nutritionist Michelle Allison explained in our interview:
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Body Image

Declaring Independence From Body Image Saboteurs

Today we're celebrating our independence here in America.

But wherever you live, today might also be the day you celebrate your independence, too.

Today might be the day you liberate yourself from certain habits, objects or ways of thinking that sabotage your body image, the way you take care of yourself, your mood and your life.

For instance, maybe you declare your independence from dieting or the bathroom scale, which you toss in the...
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