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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)

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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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How To Handle Body Shaming Like A Boss: Holiday Edition (VIDEO)

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The holidays can be a very rough time for those with body image issues. Even those of us who are long recovered from eating disorders or self esteem issues can be triggered by body shaming! But it doesn’t have to be this way. One of the most common things women will deal with around the holidays is body shaming from loved ones. They may not mean any harm, but these careless statements and judgments can truly ruin the holiday (and your body confidence) if you don’t have the awareness or…

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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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My Relationship With My Body Is ‘Complicated’ (IMAGES)

Sixth grade was the worst year of my life. My family had moved from Brooklyn to Queens and I was entering the last year in elementary school. My teacher Mrs. Salt was sour. I sat next to a boy that delighted in making my life miserable. I walked by P.S. 189 the other day and the memories flooded in, and I knew it would be relatable. The last picked in gym class, the attempt to make friends was agony when everyone already had their besties; I was the outsider. In…

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