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Does Body Empowerment Promote Body Shame?

A quick internet search leads to endless articles about why you should come to terms with the way your body is. People who preach this ...

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5 Tips To Get That Badass Body You’ve Always Wanted

Staying at an ideal weight and being toned and fit are both attributes of a quality lifestyle, not a diet or quick fix. Unfortunately, so many impatient women give up on being healthy and opt for fad diets, surgery, invasive procedures, and pills. Your body might look good for a while, but it’s not sustainable if you abuse your body for aesthetic reasons. Remember to consult with your healthcare provider before you start any new eating or exercise plan. In the meantime, consider the following 5 tips to get that badass body you've always wanted!

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Why I Stopped My 10 Year Old Daughter from Dieting: How to Raise Body Confident Girls, Part 1

Every mother wants her daughter to grow up feeling beautiful and confident, but babies don’t come with owner’s manuals and we can only teach our girls what we know ourselves.

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Transitions

Wow! Life has sure changed in the last year since I’ve blogged. Let’s see, I moved from Virginia Beach to San Antonio, separated from the United States Navy and became a civilian for the first time in ten years, started working towards my Bachelor‘s Degree in Fashion Management and Marketing, and hmmm… oh yeah, I made another human being! Her name is Aysen, and I couldn’t be more excited about her coming into my life.

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Irresistible Inverted Triangle A-Listers

Irresistible Inverted Triangle by korikovacs on Polyvore

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Irresistable Inverted Triangle

Irresistable Inverted Triangle by korikovacs on Polyvore

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Cracking the Body Enigma: The Ravishing Rectangle

Out of all the body types out there, the Ravishing Rectangle posed the biggest challenge for me as a Blogger... and not because it’s tough to define, but because you have so many choices! Ravishing Rectangles are seen all over the runways these days... their tall lean bodies make one of the best choices for showing off the latest fashions! Besides for just about every runway model out there, some other famous RRs include Cameron Diaz, Natalie Portman, Gwen Stefani, Hilary Duff, and Nicole Kidman. You see them on the red carpet in some of the most beautiful pieces, and they always look feminine. This is the biggest challenge for RRs... creating curves!

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Cracking the Body Enigma: The Terrific Triangle

As promised, we are tackling another body shape this week! Let's talk about the Terrific Triangle. This is a very common body shape that I come across in my image consulting business, and often times the women I work with don’t realize the fantastic shape they have! Just look at some famous Terrific Triangles in Hollywood: JLo, Beyonce, Rhianna, and Tyra Banks.

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Why Wait To Look Great?

Ladies, let’s talk about image. Yea, that’s right, the clothes you are wearing right this minute. Do they really speak to who you are? One of my favorite silly eCards read something like this... “Just curious... what part of that outfit made you look in the mirror and say, 'YES. This is how I choose to represent myself today.’?” I feel like saying this every time I walk into a mall. I don’t, of course, in fear of being beat over the head with a bedazzled fanny pack.

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