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What Chocolate Cake Taught Me About Life

Throughout most of my twenties, I was obsessed with chocolate cake. Especially if it had buttercream frosting. And if it was accompanied by a scoop of Graeterís vanilla ice cream. In my humble opinion…

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4 Words of Wisdom for My Younger Self

I donít know about you, but I sure as hell didnít have it all figured out when I was youngeróalthough there were more than a few times when I thought I did! And Iím sure that in another 10 years, Iíll…

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4 Myths About Self-Love, Busted

We hear a lot these days about self-love. For the most part, this is fantastic. A lot of us have been made to feel like thereís something about us thatís not good enough, so the fact that there is a g…

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What’s Better: Cardio Or Weights? Here’s What I’ve Learned Doing Both.

For a large part of my life, I've been†a runner. For the past nine months, though, I haven't run a single mile. Not because I chose to, however. In July 2014, my physical therapist suspected I had tor…

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3 Activities That Help You Love Your Body

Thereís a lot of talk these days about improving body image,†and thatís a good thing! For too long, many of us have foregone a healthy relationship with our bodies in favor of punishing workouts and e…

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5 Ways for Women to Boost Body Image

Itís not news that for women, body image is a loaded topic. With fat shaming, catcalling, and unsolicited comments about our hair, itís no wonder some of us turn into full-on Frank Underwood neurotics…

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Lammily, the ‘Normal Barbie’ is a Big Hit With Kids

When we first introduced you to Lammily, a realistically proportioned doll, it was obvious she was different from the typical Barbie doll. With proportions of the average 19-year-old; bendable joints…

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10 Inspiring Truths about Your Body from a Yoga Legend

Renowned yoga guru, Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja (BKS) Iyengar died today, at the age of 95. While countless teachers undoubtedly played a role in ushering yogic traditions from their Eastern root…

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Healthy Eating that Works for Your Family

These days there's a widespread awareness of the need for good nutrition, a balanced diet, and positive approaches to food and body image. But you'll find many differing opinions about exactly *what* …

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Why Hating Your Scale Can Hurt Your Weight Loss Efforts

Many long-term dieters despise the scale. We dislike seeing the numbers, and hate how we feel every time we get weighed. When we get weighed at the doctor, we may ask the nurse to record the number bu…

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