If you’re like most people who want to lose weight, you probably think that shedding a few pounds will help you feel better about yourself. And chances are, you see exercise simply as something you need to do to accomplish that goal. But here&r... Read more
You're committed to a healthy lifestyle. You hit the gym every day when they open their doors, ditch soda for water, and brought healthy fruits and vegetables back to the center of your plate. Then you step on the scale, only to find that you hav... Read more
If we had friends that treated us the way that many of us treat ourselves, they wouldn’t be our friends for very long. Imagine a friend who calls up just to complain–about you. Or an alleged buddy who quickly says “I told you so... Read more
While training one of my clients, we had a conversation that left me thinking for days. Elaine has been exercising with me for over 10 years, is in her seventies, and truly one of my role models. Her high energy, devotion to staying fit and healthy,... Read more
This SparkTeens calendar will help you boost your confidence with simple actions you can take each day to improve your health, beauty and self-esteem inside and out.
Click here to download and print your calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader... Read more
What would you tell her/him?
I remember the exact time in my life that my poor body image developed. I was in 8th grade and wore a size 9 and weighed 140 lbs which larger than all my friends. When I look back at old pictures, I realized th... Read more
I'm one of those people that's way too hard on myself... And I know a lot of people on here can be as well, because well, we're human. I stumbled on this video a few minutes ago, and watched it... And it's so wonderful I had to share it.
http://... Read more
A couple years ago I lost some weight and LOVED the support of an online community.
At the end of last year Aug-Nov I lost 30 pounds and went from 199 to 169 and was feeling great. The holiday's followed by birthdays and family drama basically a... Read more
I was watching an EverydayHealth . com video called
'Celebrating Big Bodies: Is It Healthy?'
Some overweight women, tired of fighting to fit in,
are trading in their food scales and diet books for a giant dose of self- acceptance.
To be HE... Read more
Vegetarians&Vegans sharing recipes,health tips & more along the path to finding our healthiest selves. Also anyone looking for a challenge by adding healthy vegetarian meals/days to current lifestyle.... Read more
From our partners at Woman's Day
Confidence is easily attainable and makes a huge impact on how others view you as well as how you feel about yourself. Try these instant boosters to put a little spring in your step:
Straighten up. A recent Oh... Read more
Even gorgeous, Oscar-nominated actresses like Kate Winslet battle with their self esteem. Winslet, 33, has been quite vocal about her rejection of Hollywood's unattainable body image standards for women, and last year she won a libel case against an... Read more
That's just it, isn't it?
Our self esteem is so tied up in that number on the scale which is no more than a relationship to gravity, yet we choose to give it such tremendous power over our self-worth and self-love.
If we like what we... Read more
I've begun to notice that there are two ways that my self-esteem can be
boosted. One is short-term and temporary and the other long-term and
The temporary boost come from external sources such as when pe... Read more
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