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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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‘Normal Barbie’ is Coming to Toy Stores Soon

The so-called "Normal Barbie" isn't affiliated with Mattel. She's being created by an independent toymaker, and you can help! The Normal Barbie's name is Lammily, and she's the result of crowd-source…

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How Do You Define Your Body Shape?

How do you define your shape? Does the way you define your shape differ from the way others do so? There are so many choices now to describe the female body; skinny, plump, athletic, pear or apple-sha…

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Reclaiming Our Virginity

As a sex and intimacy coach that specializes in the issues of women, a recurrent theme around sexuality is that so many women feel used up, numb, and experience a lack of desire around their own sexua…

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How Bad Body Image Interferes With Intimacy

By Linda DiBella for YourTango.com. Intimacy. In a romantic relationship, it is a sacred bond that requires openness and vulnerability. It requires the courage to express the deepest parts of yours…

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How Bad Body Image Can Ruin Your Sex Life

By David Wygant for YourTango.com. How do you feel when you're naked? How do you feel when you get undressed, look in the mirror and see yourself totally nude? Be honest. What do you see first w…

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