Steps to Body Positivity

Steps to Body Positivity

Taking Steps to Body Positivity It can be easy to be negative about your body. No one is immune to these thoughts, even supermodels worry that their bodies are not perfect enough. Body image is a major concern in today’s society and a big contributor to eating...
What Is BMI and Is It Accurate?

What Is BMI and Is It Accurate?

What Is BMI and Is It Accurate? If you have been struggling with your weight or suffering from issues with your body image, you may be wondering about your BMI measurement. Is BMI, or body mass index, really an indication of health and a suitable weight, or are their...
Are Eating Disorders and Self Harm Connected?

Are Eating Disorders and Self Harm Connected?

For many people, eating disorders and cutting go hand in hand. Behavioral health experts often warn of the co-occurrence of eating disorders and cutting for their patients. Whether you’re experiencing this yourself or you’re a concerned parent or friend, understanding...
You Matter: How to Maintain Positive Self-Esteem

You Matter: How to Maintain Positive Self-Esteem

Your harshest critic is often the one that lives inside your mind. Everyone judges themselves to a certain extent; however, for people struggling with low self-esteem, the feeling of being flawed or not good enough can be overwhelming. Low self-esteem stands in the...
Handy Tips for Dealing with Negative Emotions

Handy Tips for Dealing with Negative Emotions

Occasional negative emotions like fear, anger and sadness are an unavoidable fact of life. But for many of us, there are times when these emotions become overwhelming. Persistent negative emotions like these can sabotage days and weeks when left unchecked. Some people...
8 Ways Body Fat Is Your Friend, Not Foe

8 Ways Body Fat Is Your Friend, Not Foe

American culture promotes the idea that, when it comes to body fat, less is always better. In fact, some people practically think of it as evil or sinful. Considering how common this view is, you may be surprised to learn that this is pretty far from the truth....