Dieting Last Resorts

I decided to go on a raw foods diet. Mostly it sounds fine to me except it virtually excludes my favorite food groups: coffee, cheese and bread.Coffee, cheese, and fresh baked sourdough are such an intrinsic

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A Case for the Red Vagina

I live in the Southern United States of America, also known as The Bible Belt.There are certain things I can count on here: mosquitoes, iced tea sweet enough to make my teeth throb, and a perpetual

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What Does Your Body Communicate to You?

It was a big week in New York City. I gathered with my Hay House author colleagues – Wayne Dyer, Louise Hay, Kris Carr, Gabrielle Bernstein, and many other radiant beings – to speak at the Hay House

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A Declaration to Myself

Image courtesy of Project Heal. Find them on FB. Be Inspired.My name is Pauline M. Campos. I have a right to happiness, to ask for what I need in life, to choose with whom I sit and how I want to spend

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The Overnight: Fighting Stigma & Suicide Prevention

I have mental illness.Before motherhood, major depression and anxiety. After the kids came, things have started to look quite a bit like bipolar 2. I’ve struggled with self-worth and body image issues

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Filled with Gold (The Sequel)

A note to my readers: This post originally appeared here on Girl Body Pride in a much shorter form. I thought the piece finished, hit publish, and walked away satisfied. I recently added some of my words

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Stopping Our Sons

Rape is always everywhere: in America, in India, in Somalia, in Saudi Arabia, in Israel. We all know the newest news stories:  a small town divided, a girl dead in Dehli– the conversation

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Reattaching the Hitch

This is funny. You know it is. Many of us have been there. Many of us are there right now. I skipped out on New Year’s Resolutions this time around because I know this is the exact track I’d be on.

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Good at Falling

Mexican Musings from MaineWe live on eight acres with a quarter mile long drive. And the mailbox is, of course and probably obviously, at the very end. Or the beginning, depending on which way you’re

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Desperately Seeking Skinny: Why We Need to Change Our Focus for Lasting Change

The sculpture Bronskvinnorna (The women of bronze) by Marianne Lindberg De GeerI recently received an email from a reader asking for help. She hates dieting but loves diet Coke (not because it’s diet,

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