Archives for October, 2012

Body Image

Body Image Booster: Sorting Out What’s Too Small For You



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 her exquisite book This...
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Body Image Boosters From The Blogosphere 10.28.12

{the view from Central Park in NYC}

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. Hope you find these links inspiring, too!
Mara chatted with life coach Kate Swoboda about self-love in this video, which is part...
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Ditching Women’s Magazines For Positive Publications

Part of building a positive body image is surrounding yourself with positive things and letting go of anything that doesn’t nourish you.

That’s where women’s magazines and so-called health magazines come in. I'm talking about magazines such as Self, Shape, Women's Health, and even Prevention. The kinds of magazines that glorify thinness, diets and weight loss.

Their advice doesn't focus on nurturing yourself or building a healthier relationship with food.

It focuses on quick fixes, calorie...
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Experts Share 11 Tips To Stop Fat Talk

Fat talk has many faces. It's anything from "I hate my body," to "I can't believe I had cake," to "You think you have big thighs? Umm, hello, look at mine."

On Monday, to celebrate Fat Talk Free Week, I shared my 10 tips to stop bashing your body.

Today, I'm honored to share the wise suggestions of several experts from the Eating Recovery Center.

These tips are important for building a positive body image and leading a healthy, joyful life. Because the...
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Body Image Booster: How To Stop Bashing Your Body


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 your week on a positive note!

Today I'm celebrating the first day of Fat Talk Free Week by reposting an old piece on 10 ways to stop fat talk for good. (Which I've edited and updated a bit.) Fat Talk Free Week was created...
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Body Image Boosters From The Blogosphere 10.20.12

{via etsy by bethberg}

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. Hope you find these links inspiring, too!
I'm super honored to be featured on Rachel Cole's beautiful blog as a "Well-Fed...
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Body Image Boosters From The Blogosphere 10.13.12

{a photo taken by me :) }

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. Hope you find these links inspiring, too!
On Friday I interviewed Debra Gonsher Vinik about her website, which offers a simple but wonderful...
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