Archives for December, 2012

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Body Image Booster: Reflecting On Your Body Image


The end of December is a great time to reflect on this year, and how we'd like the new year to look. That's why I'm republishing the below post, which focuses on questions to consider about our body image. (I've updated it a bit, since it was first published in 2011.)

Maybe these questions will guide your intentions for 2013. Or spark a new perspective on your body image. Or provide a starting...
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Body Image Boosters From The Blogosphere 12.29.12


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!
What would my life look like if I became radically devoted to myself?

This is the brilliant and powerful question Christie asks herself in
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What To Consider When Setting New Year’s Resolutions

Losing weight is a top resolution here in America, and no doubt, in many other countries, too. Maybe some of you are also considering it.

Resolutions are, of course, a personal choice.

But I encourage you to consider what healthy and truly nourishing habits you can cultivate instead. Consider intentions that focus on the journey, not the destination; that bring you joy, and aren't punishing; that expand your life, instead of restricting...
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Body Image Booster: Last-Minute Gifts For Yourself & Your Loved Ones

Since I’ve been writing Weightless, every year around this time, I’ve shared a list of last-minute gifts we can give to ourselves (and our loved ones) whether we're celebrating Christmas or not. I’ve combined those lists, updated them and added a few new ideas.

If you're celebrating Christmas, I hope you have a beautiful holiday. And if you're not, I hope you have a beautiful day. I'll be celebrating with my boyfriend and...
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Body Image Boosters From The Blogosphere 12.23.12


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!
Last week I downloaded this beautiful e-book, which features 34 women sharing their stories on honoring their bodies and healing past...
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Reducing Stress: Coping With What You Can & Can’t Control

Stress can lead us to skip self-care, bash our bodies and overeat. It can leave us feeling overwhelmed -- and out of control.

And that can seem like the worst feeling. Ever. You feel like you're barreling through life on a train with no track, about to collide with anything and everything in your path.

Fortunately, even in stressful situations where we think we have zero control, there's always something we can do. We...
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Self-Love Series: Anna Guest-Jelley

A few months ago Mara Glatzel and I debuted our interview series on self-love. Mara is a self-love coach and blogger who helps women close the gap between the lives they deserve and the lives they're currently living. (She also regularly inspires me with her stunning and powerful writing.)

Our goal with this interview series is to make the concept and practice of self-love as accessible and feasible as possible. That's why...
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Body Image Booster: Count Your Wishes


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!
How often do you ask yourself what you want or what you wish?

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Body Image Boosters From The Blogosphere 12.16.12


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!
From Anna, a beautiful look at body acceptance, through the lens of yoga.

Rosie shares a great gift guide with empowering and inspiring presents. For...
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