Friday, October 21, 2016

Why the Biggest Loser Participants Are Now Big Gainers

I never watch “The Biggest Loser,” the hit TV show. It has always made me cringe and want to cry. Why? Because eating and weight is my field, I’ve known for decades that diets don’t work long term and can actually make you fatter. In fact, it may surprise you to learn that science knew […]

Media Literacy Minute: Condescending Clairol

Do women need to change regularly to keep their man “guessing” and interested? Apparently, Clairol’s Nice ‘N Easy brand thinks so. In a thirty second spot that airs across multiple platforms, including cable and web, the viewer is in need of a change, regularly. (See the spot here.) The guy in the add tells us […]

Interview with AfterBuzz Host, Kristyn Burtt: Unplugging During Holiday Weekends

Can you tell us a bit about any upcoming projects or events that you are working on? I’m in the middle of the season for the “Dancing With the Stars” after show on AfterBuzz TV. The fans are passionate about their favorite dancers and celebs, so I have to keep on top of all of […]

The Imperfectly Perfect Tina Huang Interview

August 18, 2014 by  
Filed under Body Image

Please tell us about yourself and what you do? I’m Tina, an LA actress and writer by way of New York City. I’m a first generation Taiwanese American. I love long walks on the beach with my cat…Just kidding, but I do play Susie Chang on TNT’s Rizzoli & Isles. Can you tell us a […]

The False Self

May 13, 2014 by  
Filed under Body Image, Featured

If the false self is created through communication with other and comparing ourselves to them or mediated images. How then do we know how to get to the real self? I recently attended a seminar by Adrienne Ressler, LMSQ, CEDS, Fiaedp titled The False Self and learned the ways in which we program ourselves everyday. […]

Stacy and Clinton (ad)dress gastric bypass on WNTW

January 11, 2010 by  
Filed under Body Image

I have been a fan of What Not To Wear since its first season (anyone else remember Wayne, the male co-host before Clinton?) and have nearly always appreciated Stacy and Clinton’s take on how to dress oneself.  One of their main mantras is “Dress the body you have now, not the body you wish you […]

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