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Embracing Your Body

How Embracing a Body You Don’t Love Is the Key to Changing It

A few years ago, I read a book by supermodel Crystal Renn, one of the world’s most successful plus-size models....
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How Standing Up to a Police Officer Changed My Life — And How What I Learned Can Change Yours

A few years ago, just as my marriage was falling apart, I took my 11-year-old daughter back to my hometown...
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Do You Carry Weight Around the Middle? This May Be Why (and How You Can Fix It)

Here’s a transcript of what used to be a typical day in the life of being Me: I am so...
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Why “Aging Gracefully” is Bullshit — And Why Women Need to Quit Doing It

I adore Madonna. I love her music, yes, but I love her as a woman a million times more. In...
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How Learning About Your Health Will Help You Transform It (And Your Body Too)

Back in 2002, I was newly married with no job and no kids — which meant that I basically was...
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3 Ways Your Environment is Keeping You From Losing Weight — And How to Fix It

Back in my miserable dieting days, I made about a thousand solemn vows that this time I would stick with...
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You Only Need One New Year’s Resolution — And This Is It

It’s that time of year again! It’s time for the blank slate, the do-over, the fresh start. It’s time to...
Stuck in a Rut

You’re Not a Failure, You’re Just in a Rut – Here’s How to Get Out of It

A few years ago when I was going through my divorce, my tendency to eat emotionally came back full force....
Thanksgiving

4 Super-Effective Strategies to Keep Yourself From Overdoing It This Thanksgiving

Now that I’m divorced, I no longer attend the huge Thanksgiving gathering that my ex-husband’s family hosted. My family, owing...
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The Best Weight-Loss Tip of All: Stop Being a People-Pleaser

This week, I want to tell you a story about a fence. I can already hear you saying, What in...