Archives for November, 2013

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...
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Body Image Boosters

Body Image Booster: Cultivate Gratitude This Season & Beyond


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!
This Thursday is Thanksgiving Day here in America. It's a time to give thanks and...
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Body Image Boosters From The Blogosphere 11.24.13


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!
9 ways to let go of stubborn thoughts.

A grateful...
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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 Booster: Your Body Is Not The Problem


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!
When we can't fit into a pair of jeans or...
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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."

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What You’ve Learned About Yourself

On Monday I included the following prompt for checking in with ourselves: Write what you've learned about yourself today.

Asking yourself this question not only helps you get to know yourself better (the foundation for a healthy and meaningful life); it also helps you see how you'd like to grow and build a more honest relationship with yourself and your world.

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