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Why “Quit Caring How You Look” is Lazy Advice

“I just need to stop caring about how I look.” I hear this a lot. Many people in the body-positive community love to tell women to “just stop caring what you look like.” They mean well, and I’m completely down with the idea that we women should be examining and rejecting the impossible beauty and...

Relaxing: You’re Doing It Wrong!

“Self-care” has recently become a buzzword, but what does it actually mean? I often hear clients say “I know I should do more self-care,” and I ask them what they mean by self-care. Their answers usually start with “Oh umm, I don’t know…” and end with things like “maybe eating healthier,” “probably get more massages,” and “take...

21 (Surprising!) Sources of Stress

You know stress is bad for you. You probably even know you have too much of it. But what you don’t know is that most of your stress doesn’t come from external sources like deadlines, job hunts, and mortgage payments. Most of the stress that people deal with these days is entirely self-generated and internal. The...

10 Ways Stress Is Keeping You From Your Dream Body

You want to feel amazing in your body. You want to sleep deeply, think clearly, and wake up feeling energized. You want your metabolism to be highly responsive to subtle changes in diet and exercise. Maybe you want to lose some weight, or tone up. You have an image in your head of your dream body:...

These “Bad” Changes to Your Body (and Weight) Are Perfectly Normal

Your body is in a never-ending state of burning, stoking, fueling, respirating, healing, aging, detoxing, eliminating, growing, cycling, and consuming. It will never be stagnant. There is no end point, ever, until you die. (And actually not even then, because you’ll start to decompose!) These daily fluctuations to your body might be subtle, but that doesn’t mean...