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Love the body you're in with recipes, fitness, meditation, and everything needed to live a long and happy life.

Olivia Shoemaker20 days ago
Postpartum Bodies Deserve Respect
Some days I look in the mirror and only notice my imperfections. The skin tone of my face is uneven, I have bags under my eyes, my stomach is far from flat, the right angles bring out a double chin no...
What Is Chi?
Chi is the life force that permeates every living thing on this planet. Chi saturates everything, just like the Force in Star Wars. Prana is another Sanskrit term for this life force. When you practic...
Obesity
There is an obesity problem in the United States today. Obesity is a medical condition that is a result of having too much body fat. It comes from being overweight, or when someone's weight is greater...
RBKH 1202952 months ago
To Improvise; To Do or Allow the Unexpected
Contact improvisation, these are two words that make me feel very apprehensive. Contact Improvisation is a partnering dance form that was founded by Steve Paxton in 1972. The practice is based on a ph...
The Bronx Vegan2 months ago
The Intersection of Veganism and Fatness
Lately, I’ve been feeling the pressure of existing as a fat, body positive person and a vegan. Food consumption is not the only element of veganism, but it is a major part of it. Discussions surroundi...
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Brittany D2 months ago
Fat Acceptance from Someone Who's Overweight
As a 30-year-old woman, I've come to realize some things in this adult life I've been given. One of those things I realized is that spending my time stressing about my body was not healthy for me. The...
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Tyger Morgan2 months ago
Pain
Pain remains one of the most remarkable systems of the body. While it enables us to learn about those things that might be dangerous to us, it can also trap a person within the confines of their own b...
Infinite Love2 months ago
11 Menstrual Cramp Home Remedies for Natural Relief
As women, we all know it, dread it, and are sometimes even thankful that we get our monthly period. But let's face it, menstrual cramps can be a real pain for any woman at any age. It really doesn't d...
Paisley Hansen2 months ago
Feeling Muscle Pain? Here’s the Solution
Millions of people experience muscle or joint pain around the world. Pains can be felt anywhere from your fingers, neck, back, arms, or legs. However, 31 million Americans experience lower-back pain. ...
Kimberly LU2 months ago
Ripping My Skin Off!
Ever wonder what it has actually felt like to rip your skin off? I used to when I was a teenager and frustrated with myself. I now, however in my adult years get to feel something I seem to think is a...
Gabriella Grace3 months ago
Here and Now
Our brain is essentially the central processor of a system that works in wondrous ways that most of us have no comprehension of at all. Symbolically, we are not that different to a computer and our br...
Raunak Sapkota4 months ago
Turn Your Life Around With the Alexander Technique
Frederick Alexander came up with the Alexander Technique in the 1890s when he found that a loss of voice during public speeches was bothering him quite a bit. When he got down to the root of it, he di...
Kathy Lester4 months ago
How to Avoid Cubicle Obesity
It was a brisk Monday morning as I woke up around 7:45 AMto get ready for my normal 30-minute commute to work. I had gotten dressed, put on my makeup, brushed my hair, and headed out the door into my ...
Megan Marie5 months ago
Mosaic
Shattered Glass Chapter 1 - Part 1 Laughter bursted from the car as the van pulled up onto the driveway. The door slid opened and four children jumped out, eager to burn off their pent up energy. Afte...
Erica Lisher5 months ago
Depo Provera
Birth control. A lot of women are on some form of birth control and after having a baby it is heavily pushed on you to get back on it as soon as possible. Of course, your body has just been through he...
Lanie wood6 months ago
Don’t Pity or Toss the Dwarf
Dwarfism. A simple eight letter word which in the least technical sense means, I’m short. People have always handled this in all sorts of ways when the forever asked question is posed. “Why are you so...
Sara Glatz7 months ago
Summer Glow Up
When we think of summer, we think about sunny weather, swimming, and for some of us a vacation. We think about tanning on the beach, while drinking a pina colada. For some of us though, summer is just...