Body Partnership, Dealing with Low Self-Worth, Uncategorized

From Enemy to Ally: Becoming Friends with Our Bodies

In the last decade, I have learned to view my body, not as an enemy but an ally. Let me tell you how this happened. That Time Kant Inspired Me to Exercise I may be one of the only people in the world who has been inspired to be better friends with my body  by… Continue reading From Enemy to Ally: Becoming Friends with Our Bodies

Body Partnership, Dealing with Low Self-Worth, Feminism, Working With Painful Emotions

Our Emotional Hunger and the Body Mythology

Many of us suffer emotional hunger that comes from something I call the Body Mythology. There is a common trope on TV and movies: There is some girl, and at the beginning of the story, she is portrayed as an “ugly duckling”. Perhaps she is the “wrong size”, “unfashionable”, she doesn’t do her hair and… Continue reading Our Emotional Hunger and the Body Mythology

Body Partnership

Bodies, Shame, and Confidence

Lately I have been thinking about things I would tell my young self about shame, bodies, and confidence. One of my main goals in life is to help girls and women (and everyone really) feel peaceful in their bodies. Many women (and increasingly men, too) struggle with body-anxiety and body-shame. And I believe this crushes… Continue reading Bodies, Shame, and Confidence

Body Partnership, Feminism, Uncategorized, Working With Painful Emotions

Body Anxiety and Body Shame: The Epidemic and the Escape

We are suffering an epidemic of body anxiety and body shame. I believe that Body Peace is the birthright of every single girl and woman in the world.[1] I also believe that most girls and women are being robbed of this birthright every single day of their lives. Body Peace Body Peace is the confidence… Continue reading Body Anxiety and Body Shame: The Epidemic and the Escape

Body Partnership, Self-Love and Self-Directed Kindness

The Worst Beauty Advice: A.K.A. My Undercover Work in the Secret Beauty Society

This post is about the worst beauty advice ever. I have recently obtained top-secret evidence suggesting that there is a Secret Beauty Society trying to control us, especially women, and make us perpetually miserable and afraid. Motivated by justice and a desire to liberate the masses, I recently went undercover and was able to infiltrate… Continue reading The Worst Beauty Advice: A.K.A. My Undercover Work in the Secret Beauty Society

Self-Love and Self-Directed Kindness

Why Your Body is Beautiful Right Now, No Matter What

Your body is beautiful right now, no matter what. Do you believe that? If you are like a lot of people, you probably don't. We are extremely critical of our bodies. If you are in a group of people for any period of time, it is pretty common for people to start criticizing their bodies… Continue reading Why Your Body is Beautiful Right Now, No Matter What