Self-Love Posts

Repeat After Me: “Shut up, I’m Amazing.”

Repeat After Me: “Shut up, I’m Amazing.”

On a drizzly London evening back in October, I was salsa dancing with a good friend of mine. He's a very talented dancer. Talented dancers often require laser-like focus and attention. It's not that focusing on a dance is a chore, not by any means. But it does mean...

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Can You Lose Weight and Still Love Yourself?

Can You Lose Weight and Still Love Yourself?

As a paleo blogger, I keep my ears in a lot of different conversations happening on the web. This helps keep me as open-minded and informed as possible. (Or I try, anyway.) Two of the conversations I like to pay special attention to are the weight loss conversation,...

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6 Uniquely Helpful New Years Resolutions

6 Uniquely Helpful New Years Resolutions

Hey ladies, hey. Every time New Years rolled around in the first twenty or so years of my life, I sat back, harumphed, and disdainfully watched my friends make New Years Resolutions on Facebook... then fail tremendously. I thought the whole thing was just stupid....

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How to be a good party guest when you’re paleo

How to be a good party guest when you’re paleo

I do a lot of writing on this blog about physiological issues for women on the paleo diet, but as it turns out, social issues can be just as - if not even more! - important. Being paleo at a dinner party or out at a restaurant can be a big, anxious mess, if you don't...

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5 Must-Know Things About Self-Love

5 Must-Know Things About Self-Love

  The following post is a guest post by.... you guessed it! The world famous and super fabulous body-image expert Summer Innanen. And she's got a brand new book out that's available for FREE on the 27th... read to the end to get a link for it!   When you’ve...

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The Myth of Female Sexual Complexity

The Myth of Female Sexual Complexity

Today is a day for ranting. Today is a good day. Here we go. ..... Have you ever heard someone say "the female body is so complicated?" Have you heard female genitals referred to as complex, mysterious, strange, alien, or elusive? Have you ever heard the female orgasm...

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8 Steps to Stop Self-Sabotaging Your Diet

8 Steps to Stop Self-Sabotaging Your Diet

One of the most common questions I receive from readers and clients is about self-sabotage: "How do you stick to a healthy diet?" they ask. To be honest, it can be a real challenge for many people. I personally struggled with self-sabotage a lot: I bounced back and...

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5 Weird Reasons I Love my Cellulite

5 Weird Reasons I Love my Cellulite

Cellulite is a very natural part of the female body! Female hormones cause layers of the skin to fold differently over fatty tissue than male hormones do. This causes the majority of women to have cellulite. Period. End of story. Even women who are incredibly thin...

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The real reason women orgasm less often than men

The real reason women orgasm less often than men

There are a lot of myths in Western culture that make me furious. Here is one I've been thinking about a lot recently: Women orgasm less than men because NATURE SAYS SO. According to one large-scale survey of American adults, women have about one orgasm for every...

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