Do you worry about what others think about you?

Do you worry about what others think about you?

Do you self-objectify? Is your self-worth determined by your looks, because that’s how you believe others judge you? When I was pregnant 7 years ago, I realized how much I actually did. I felt absolutely beautiful. The noise in my head about my weight stopped and...
Is this inspiring or disturbing?

Is this inspiring or disturbing?

You open Instagram and up pops a snapshot of perfectly-posed, super-fit, ultra-lean and bronzy-tan body parts with the hashtag #fitspo. This stands for fitness inspiration; but are you inspired? I want to know how it makes you feel when you see images of incredibly...
Fewer body ideals, more body love.

Fewer body ideals, more body love.

Imagine walking into your office or classroom and being weighed and measured weekly. Take a second to think about how you would you feel. Now think about the fact that this is happening to kids in schools around the world I know first-hand the shame and damage that...
Let’s be more than beautiful

Let’s be more than beautiful

I’m really mad. I live in New Jersey and pass through Times Square often along with about 460,000 other people, being bombarded by the enormous, flashy billboards promoting the latest hot trendy items. The newest stories-high ad has me infuriated, and I know I’m...