Body Image

Fueling your confidence

We all have confidence in some areas of our lives, but lack confidence in others. Since I was a nerd and an outcast during my formative years, confidence in my knowledge and my work ethic came easily. But confidence in my image and my ability to connect with others took a lot of work to develop.

Afraid to get bulky by lifting weights?

First off, you're not alone. There is constant and immense pressure on women from all directions to conform to beauty standards. The desire to look attractive (which in our culture, also means being

Fat is not a feeling

I often catch my friends commenting that they "feel fat" when they are not at their best emotionally. They "feel fat" when they are having trouble dating or in their relationships. They "feel