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Winslet’s Body Best, Say Girls

December 30, 2009 by  
Filed under Body Image

I was flicking through the Sun Newspaper (UK) and I found an article that threw me a little. It threw me because I have been waiting for something like this to happen for so long, for people to realize that there is a healthier way to be and people will not look down on you […] “Unhealthy Habits Are What’s Killing Us”

December 29, 2009 by  
Filed under Obesity

I discovered this opinion piece on yesterday (“Unhealthy Habits Are What’s Killing Us”), and found myself nodding time and time again at the key points the author, David Frum (a conservative — and I never agree with conservatives!), was making with respect to health care reform, which is likely to be written into law in 2010.

Body Love: 20 Tips For The New Year!

December 28, 2009 by  
Filed under Body Image

Think of your body as the vehicle to your dreams. Honor it. Respect it. Fuel it. The line above is from the NEDA (National Eating Disorder Association), and I just loved it when I read it. These words reminded me of what my body is actually here for–its sole purpose is to keep me going […]

Forecast: Vigor & Vim in 2010

December 27, 2009 by  
Filed under Eating Disorders, Wellness

It’s not just going to be a new year when the clock turns midnight on December 31, but it’s also going to be a whole new DECADE for us all: no matter where you live, the color of your skin, the size of your jeans.

Help Eating Disorder Sufferers Get Well

December 23, 2009 by  
Filed under Eating Disorders

We are a community of eating disorder sufferers and survivors. WeAreTheRealDeal is dedicated to helping eating disorder sufferers in an effort to provide treatment and education through the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA). The economy is tight & budgets are strained, but your donation will go directly to helping those like you, & friends or […]

Twiggy Olay Ads Banned

December 22, 2009 by  
Filed under Body Image

Fake Twiggy vs Real Twiggy – C’mon people! Tipster Cirsty clued me into this story, so I kept an eye on it, sure enough these ads were banned! Finally, yesterday, the ASA banned the complete set of Olay Twiggy ads, ruling that the post-production retouching could give consumers a “misleading impression of the effect the […]

Are we all just bricks in the wall?

December 22, 2009 by  
Filed under Body Image

As the rumors and gossip about the reasons behind Brittany Murphy’s untimely death continue to swirl, I find myself increasing disgusted by the reports that indicate her death does not come as a surprise to people who knew her.  One studio executive was quoted as saying, “This is like Lindsey Lohan dying [ . . […]

UPDATED: Brittany Murphy had heart condition, yet rumors still swirl on cause of death.

December 22, 2009 by  
Filed under Body Image

I woke up to the news that Actress Brittany Murphy had died. As actresses goes, she seemed to be relatively cool one, and really quite a beauty. To bad she didn’t know it. Murphy died of cardiac arrest at age 32. Rumors of drug use, anorexia and plastic surgery addiction are swirling, (updated 12/22) however […]

Carrie Underwood: Photoshop Victim?

December 21, 2009 by  
Filed under Body Image

We found this photo and post on Jezebel today and just had to share.

Take a good look at country crooner Carrie Underwood.

“Let Go, Jump In … Well, Whatcha Waiting For?”

December 20, 2009 by  
Filed under Self Esteem, Wellness

Since it’s almost the new year — when people start making resolutions that they will inevitably break by Jan. 15 — I thought instead, we could focus on what we can do TODAY to start living the life we deserve. As Eleanor Roosevelt said (and we have on the homepage here): “Do one thing every […]

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