Acceptance

Two Fool-Proof Ways To Be Less Judgmental Of Yourself And Others (VIDEO)

Ways To Be Less Judgmental of Yourself

Every single day, we made hundreds of decisions based on split-second judgments. These can be small judgments based on the weather, or more harmful judgments such as deciding not to wear your new dress today because you think you look fat. Some judgments are helpful, yes – they help us to make gut decisions when we listen to our inner instincts. However, some judgments are just damaging and they seem almost impossible to stop. For example, did you know that the way a woman feels about her body can impact…

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Living With A Lifelong Skin Condition: How I Found A Cure For Eczema (IMAGES)

cure for eczema

Being touched shouldn’t create anxiety, but when you suffer from a skin condition like eczema things are different. About a year and a half ago, I started to learn how to dance salsa. I love to dance, and it was something I had wanted to try for years. I loved every second of learning the moves and music, spinning around, and meeting new people – but if you’ve ever suffered with eczema or another chronic skin condition, you know that none of these blissful moments can be carefree. As soon…

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Artist Uses Rainbow Body Art To Make A Statement About Stretch Marks (IMAGES)

It’s about time that women pushed back on the narrow minded standards that the media and beauty industry have tried to limit them to – and one artist is helping women to reclaim their bodies in a major way. Almost all women have cellulite and stretch marks, regardless of their size and shape. Yet despite how common these characteristics are, women have been taught to be ashamed of them and view them as imperfections that need “fixing.” Barcelona-based Cinta Tort Cartró is taking this issue head on by using vibrant rainbow paint…

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Fitness Instagrammer Louise Aubery Perfectly Nails How Women Only Focus On Their Flaws (IMAGE)

We – women especially – are our own worst critics, and social media has made it easier than ever to compare ourselves to others. This has become such an issue, that it has been reported many times that people who spend more time on social media are less happy than others, thanks to this comparison habit. Unfortunately, the people we are the hardest on is usually ourselves. This ugly truth was recently highlighted by fitness Instagrammer and YouTuber Louise Aubery, who goes by @mybetter_self. Recently, the University of California student shared an image…

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Throwing The Scale Away – My Journey To Find Balance In Life

Four years ago, I broke up with my then-boyfriend after a life of low self-esteem and nearly 6 years of a relationship that made me gain more than 30 pounds. Don’t get me wrong – I wasn’t unhappy in this relationship; I was, in fact, genuinely happy for the most part. Indeed, unlike people who eat their feelings out, I have a tendency to put on weight when I am happy, and to stop eating when I am not. No wonder I began to lose weight at the end of…

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