Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Interview with host, Jackie Hollywood: Love What You Do

Please tell us about yourself and what you do? My name is Jackie Palatnikov (most people know me as Jackie Hollywood), I’m 25 years old, originally from San Francisco but currently living in West Hollywood. I’ve been working in the entertainment industry for 7 years now, mostly in radio, but have done my share of […]

Cityline host, Tracy Moore, talks about stress management techniques and being the change

Please tell us about yourself and what you do? I host Cityline, the longest running lifestyle show in Canada.   Can you tell us a bit about any upcoming projects or events that you are working on? I am very excited to be working on TIFF as a live reporter as well as a brand […]

How to Disrupt Eating Disorder Patterns to Better Your Life

Do you want a more interesting life filled with projects you care about and people you enjoy being with? Your own efficient routines may be getting in your way. Here’s how to find opportunity doors in your life. Blog this!Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on FacebookShare on LinkedinShare on Posterousshare via RedditShare with StumblersShare on […]

Choosing Love in Politics and Life

 Well, I thought my first post for We Are the Real Deal, one of my favorite sites, would be about healthy relationships or self-empowerment but it turns out something kind of amazing has happened: someone has announced a political campaign based on love and dignity and I want to celebrate that with you today. Marianne […]

What Is Mental Fitness?

Mental Fitness is a prevention concept. Mental Fitness is as important — if not more important — than physical fitness. Mental Fitness means gathering together existing evidence-based programs so that teachers around the world have access! Mental Fitness means promoting the 7 shared protective categories that exist between eating disorders, weight-related concerns, addictions and mental […]

Binge Eating Disorder Help & Hope

The title of my post today is a bit redundant.  Help is hope for people who struggle with binge eating disorder, and hope is help, too.   I can get caught up in the semantics of things very easily but this time, I think it’s worth it.  What I really want to talk about is the […]

Celebrate Inner Beauty Through Arts

              It happens once a year… This year in New York City … for the first time, featuring live spoken word poetry by the brilliant Caroline Rothstein… Men and women alike come together to “celebrate inner beauty through the arts” … RESERVE YOUR TICKET HERE! Sponsored by Veritas Collaborative, “INSIDE […]

4 Keys To Improving Your Body Image

Graciously re-posted from Gurze Publications Whether we are in grade school, high school, college — or beyond — we can benefit from increasing our body esteem.  We know that negative body image contributes directly to an array of issues, to overall dissatisfaction and unhappiness, but also it is important to see that our bodies also […]

Volunteering can empower you!

March 12, 2012 by  
Filed under Volunteering

Looking for an unbelievable volunteer opportunity? Global Alternative Healthcare Project (GAHP) exists to serve remote communities in need through the delivery of free, high quality alternative health care.  They need volunteers on an array of levels. In addition to direct care, GAHP works to empower communities with tools for sustainable health; and to provide the […]

Losing Oneself Through Service

October 24, 2009 by  
Filed under Role Models, Volunteering

Today’s guest post is from Kelly of Choosing Losing an amazing example of how volunteering your time, energy and talents to others can go a long way towards self acceptance. After reading Kelly’s post, think about how you could volunteer your time, and/or tell us about what you are already doing. —— “The best way […]

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