Posts Tagged 'body image'

EMME: Barbie’s Newest Chapter!

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Barbie Fashionistas

Just pinch me! It’s not everyday that you get a chance to applaud a large American corporation like Mattel for creating a monumental shift within the doll industry by their newly released petite, curvy, original and tall Fashionista Dolls.

What a moment for millions of little girl’s lives around the world that they too can play with popular dolls that are fashioned more like them. Yes, it is a step ...

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Emme on Access Hollywood!

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Emme on Access Hollywood

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Book Bites Thursday 3-4pm EST with Chasing Silhouettes Author: Emily Wierenga

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How to Help a Friend with an Eating Disorder

 

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Inside Out Talks: Body Beautiful Sponsored by Amoena Mia!

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Body Beautiful: Veggie Recipe

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A big part of staying healthy all around is to eat healthy. It is not just about eating meals with less calories, we need to be consuming in a good amount of vegetables everyday.

Summer Vegetable Crêpes

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh chives, divided, plus more for garnish
  • 3 tablespoons low-fat milk
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Gutsy Friday Females: Stephanie Auch

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Just after having my 3rd child and only daughter I was mortified to realize in the OBGYN’s office that their scale only went up to 420 lbs. They couldn’t even get an accurate weight on me and inside I was horrified, shamed, and infuriated at myself.  I had some complications with all my pregnancies but the last one left me with extremely high blood pressure that did not go away after delivery. This meant ...

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Body Beautful: Reflecting Healthy Body Image On Your Kids

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No one wants to have a constant concern about what they look like, what they wear, and what others think of them. Life begins when you are completely comfortable and accepting of yourself. A confident woman radiates beauty, power, and inspiration. These are the healthy attributes that we want to reflect on to our kids. As we previously stated, girls as young as the age of five are starting to learn what the society’s definition ...

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Body Beautiful: Raising Awareness

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Another huge element to body image appreciation, other than learning to find peace and love with your body, is having the knowledge that you are not going through this alone. Many women of various ages have one thing in common: the fact that they don’t want others knowing or worrying about their insecurities. So what they don’t know is that there are a lot of people out there who are also going through similar situations and ...

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Body Beautiful: How Media Influences Your Body Image Perception

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The media is known to glamorize the thin, without being aware of the damage that they are causing to millions of women who do not fit into a size zero or two. Post doctoral researcher Shelly Grabe and psychology professor Janet Hyde describe an analysis where they found that exposure to media depicting ultra-thin models increased women’s concerns about their bodies and the likelihood of engaging in unhealthy eating behaviors, ...

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Body Beautiful: Love Yourself

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As you’ve seen in the video above, the statistics regarding body image in America is just outrageous. We may blame it on the media or our peers, but at the end of the day it is really us who need to learn to love ourselves and our body. A blogger wrote, “I’ve finally come to realize that I’ve wasted far too much time trying to achieve society’s notion of the perfect female form ...

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