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Archives for November, 2015

Body Image

Rediscovering and Remembering What We’re Grateful For

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone who's celebrating! So I was away a bit longer than I thought (apparently revising almost 70,000 words takes some time). But we'll be back to regular programming next week. :)

Every year for Thanksgiving I write a post about what I'm grateful for (like last year). This year, however, I'm sharing some questions to help us rediscover and remember what is meaningful to us -- from the...
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Supporting Ourselves and Others with Love Letters

My good friend and Curvy Yoga founder Anna Guest-Jelley recently told me that she reads a love letter before she starts writing. Every morning. It's a love letter that she penned herself. Because, as anyone who writes knows, writing is a beautiful process, but it's also vulnerable and intimidating. Very intimidating.
So it's very easy to stop. It's very easy not to show up in the first...
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A Few Questions that Might Transform Your Self-Care

You might put yourself last on your list. Work. Housework. Bills. Kids. Spouse. It's as though everyone and everything deserve care and tending except for you. Or you skimp on sleep regularly and ignore your needs. Or you berate yourself for most things. Or for everything. Or you let people walk all over you. You let people into your life who don't have your best interests at heart. Or you don't let...
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Body Image

3 Life-Changing Lessons on Body Image and Self-Care — and a Giveaway

This month Weightless turns six years old! Wow. Holy moly. To honor the blog's birthday, I'm sharing six lessons I've learned thus far about building a positive body image and taking compassionate care of ourselves. Life-changing lessons. I don't say this lightly, and I don't say it to create a catchy title. These lessons really have changed my life for the better. They've changed how I perceive myself, how...
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