Belly Fat Isn’t Your Enemy – Here’s Why Eating Healthy Shouldn’t Be About Losing Weight

Weight fluctuates. Our bodies are not made to fit the forms of department store mannequins, and it’s physically and mentally draining to live as though they are. As important as […]

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I Became Healthier and More Confident in 2019 by Simply Practicing Self-Care

I ended 2018 in a relatively dark place. I didn’t have a job lined up after college and, quite frankly, wasn’t sure I wanted one in my field. While my […]

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Why I Refuse to Diet in a World Obsessed With Dieting

Since childhood, I’ve known that I didn’t have the stick-thin body type you see in magazines. It never used to bother me until other people decided that it bothered them. […]

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A Psychotherapist Explains How to Tell If You Have Disordered Eating and How to Get Help

For someone whose eating is disordered, their life around food can be stressful, complicated, and even painful. Psychotherapist Lynsey McMillan, MSc, who specializes in disordered eating, explained that “in cultures […]

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I’ve Always Been Critical of My Body, but I’m Taking Steps to Change That in the New Year

For as long as I can remember, my new year’s resolutions have revolved around weight loss. Whether I committed to joining a gym or fitting into size 8 pants, the […]

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I Stopped Drinking For a Month, and These Were My Pleasantly Surprising Results

I had never heard of Dry January until this year. Good Morning America’s contributor Dr. Jennifer Ashton was one of the first big names I heard attached to the event. […]

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Entering Her 30s, Taylor Swift Says She Will No Longer Use Her Body as an “Exercise of Control”

After a transformative year, Taylor Swift is ready to enter a new decade with a healthier outlook. The singer, who turns 30 on Dec. 13, recently spoke about societal pressures […]

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This Is the Life-Changing Podcast I Love to Listen To on Long, Relaxing Runs

Being immersed in diet culture since I was 12 years old, it’s now been over 30 years that weight loss, food rules, and body image has consumed my life. It […]

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Actress Jameela Jamil on Her “I Weigh” Movement and Protecting Yourself on Social Media

Jameela Jamil didn’t want to start a social movement on Instagram specifically – “I was never much of a pictures girl,” she told POPSUGAR ahead of a conversation at New […]

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The Bold Type’s Katie Stevens Says She’s “Finally” Developed a Better Relationship With Her Body

On the NYC-based Freeform comedy The Bold Type, Katie Stevens plays Jane Sloan, a strong-willed 20-something who’s navigating her life as a writer for Scarlet Magazine. Whether she’s putting on […]

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