I Lost Too Much Weight For My Wedding, and It’s My Biggest Regret

I remember the moment I put on my wedding dress, just hours before I was set to walk down the aisle. Standing in front of the mirror in the bridal […]

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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 Do My Favorite Workout Every Day and I Didn’t Even Realize It

I am a walker – to a degree I’ve been told is “annoying.” Whether I’m trekking through three neighborhoods to get to Trader Joe’s, or convincing the girls that our […]

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I Survived Whole30, and This Is Exactly How I Did It

I’m not really sure how the whole thing started. I just knew that I needed to do something good for myself – different. It’s like I just woke up one […]

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I Did 50 Burpees Every Day For 30 Days, and Here’s What Happened

Like all good fitness challenges, it started with an Instagram post. My friend Julie, a bona fide badass and stand-up paddleboard champion, declared she was going to attempt 50 burpees […]

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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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The 1 Mindfulness Trick That Helps Me Control My Anxiety in Just a Few Minutes

I have been living with anxiety ever since I very suddenly lost a baby late in pregnancy a few years ago. I am doing better now than when it first […]

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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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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’m Choosing to Celebrate My Body in the New Year, Rather Than Trying to Change It

For many, this time of year signals an opportunity to change. It’s as though the shift to a new calendar year holds gravitational weight, encouraging us to treat this simple […]

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