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Men’s Journal

May 29, 2021

The most prevalent thought for both men and women during sex is a fairly obvious one: “How am I doing?” But this question leads to very different thought processes for the sexes. “While you’re worrying about how long you’ll be able to last, she’s worrying that things are taking too long on her end,” says…

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Good Housekeeping

February 27, 2021

Instagram is known as the place where people post the highlights of their lives — adventures in faraway lands, engagements on mountaintops and perfect-makeup selfies. That makes it easy to get down in dumps as you endlessly scroll and think you’ll never stack up to the influencers that are being touted. Thankfully, there is a…

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Dallas Observer

August 24, 2020

Meagan Pravden can recite every word people have said to her about her body: “You kind of physically look stockier;” “she’s got more curve down the back of her thigh;” “today we had a little bit of thigh and butt running together, so we’re calling it a thutt”; “Meagan had a little bit of a…

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May 28, 2020

Imagine this: You’re standing in front of a mirror, getting ready after barre class, when your pal clutches the flesh of her midriff and begins a lament for its supposed hugeness. “Ugh, I’m so fat,” she says, as if expecting reassurance that she’s totally not. “Gross.” (She’s still totally not.) Or you could be grabbing…

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February 20, 2019

“The main reason she’s resonating is that she continually posts such impactful before-and-after photos of her weight loss journey,” says Amanda Woerner, the executive editor of Read Article Here

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October 2, 2018

These may not affect some people, but I’m different. It took me over 20 years to make peace with my plus-size body. When I realized that I needed therapy (not another juice cleanse), I began to regularly visit Alexis Conason, PsyD, a licensed clinical psychologist in New York who specializes in mindful eating. At first,…

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Shape and Reader’s Digest

July 30, 2018

These days, virtually everyone is aware of the concept of body positivity. And the movement, which preaches acceptance and health at any/every size, has done a lot of good. Crabbe points to awareness of diet culture and its harms, fatphobia and how it affects people’s lives, and diversity representation in ads, as areas where the…

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Metro UK

July 29, 2018

We’ve grown up watching them criticise their bodies in mirrors, starving themselves on shakes and stinking out the house on cabbage soup diets. And it’s pretty obvious that having parents who diet might lead us to forge less-than-positive relationships with food ourselves.But what is less commonly spoken about is how that kind of upbringing might…

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July 21, 2018

If you have a complicated relationship with food, the way your body looks, how much time you spend in the gym, or anything else related to those things, you’re far from alone. Many people, men and women, struggle, at least from time to time, with how they think their body looks. Not all of these…

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Desert News

April 23, 2018

SALT LAKE CITY — In the midst of growing concern about an obesity epidemic that includes children, worried parents should tread lightly. Even when love and good intentions drive comments and corrective actions, it may be taken as body shaming, experts say. And it can lead to self-hatred. A new survey shows 94 percent of…

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