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Human Body Image Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Human Body Image.

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Boost Your Body Image

On a recent trip to California, I went on a hike in Runyon Canyon, a park near my daughter’s apartment.  During my climb, I overheard two women chatting behind me.  One was expressing concern regarding comments her teenage daughter ha...  Read more

Why Kids Need to Spend Time Outdoors

Today, kids are well aware of the global threats to their environment, but their physical contact, their intimacy with nature on a day-to-day basis, is fading. A fifth-grader in a San Diego classroom put it succinctly: "I like to play indoo...  Read more

10 Tips for Starting a Wellness Program Today

It’s never too late to begin your journey in wellness! Here are 10 steps you can take today to get started. 1. Write out your goals and desires. What’s your wellness vision? Where do you envision yourself three to five years fr...  Read more

Help Your Kids Love Their Bodies

Playing, friends, and homework are among the top things a kid thinks about during a day. But increasingly, one's body shape, size and appearance are competing thoughts. According to Kathy Kater, author of the book Real Kids Come in All Sizes (200...  Read more

Healthy Cookware and Bakeware

My late maternal grandmother was the kind of grandmother who set the bar. She could whip up an outfit for me on her sewing machine in less than a day. Her cookie jar was always stocked with homemade chocolate chip cookies. And of course, her grammar...  Read more

Body Changes after a hysterectomy
Updated 8/31/2015 7:39:55 PM

I am 15 days post op from a complete hysterectomy. I had surgery due to multiple fibroid tumors, excessive periods. After surgery my surgeon told me I had adenomyosis. The debilitating back pain I had had for 3 years was GONE. The lining of my ute...  Read more

1st Day here. looking to get my pre-baby body back
Updated 8/27/2015 11:54:59 AM

1st Day here. looking to get my pre-baby body back. I want to eat healthier and be more consistent with my workouts...  Read more

I think my scale is off or my body holds weight we
Updated 8/27/2015 9:14:55 AM

I think my scale is off or my body holds weight well. I'm 5'5, 171 and a size 4/6 (also wear smalls) my clothes aren't too tight or small. Everything fits perfectly. It's just weird that I weigh that much and my clothes are so small....  Read more

How can you tell how much body fat you have? And w
Updated 8/28/2015 12:50:48 PM

How can you tell how much body fat you have? And what is a good bmi?...  Read more

my whole lower body hurts. Need to stretch. Did
Updated 8/26/2015 1:23:01 PM

my whole lower body hurts. Need to stretch. Did a lot in the last 2 days. More today but upper body. Plus more cardio. Need to keep the body fit. My trainer worked me on Monday....  Read more

Media Motivation

Instead of letting media images of fit and fabulous women demotivate me, I decided to turn that on its head and use those images as a light to run towards. There is a particular actress who, whenever I see her, I think looks amazing. Her body is fit,...  Read more

NEED ENERGY?

100MG of CoQ10 supports energy as does B-complex, B2 helps your body burn fats, carbohydrates & proteins & use them for fuel. B12 is necessary for the body to turn the food you eat into energy Mayo Clinic reports Coenzyme Q10 is normally produced by...  Read more

Actresses/Actors and Other Theatre Enthusiasts!

This is for every actress/actor or anyone connected to theater out there dealing with the struggles and triumphs of a thankless but wonderful business! It's hard being in a group of perfect bodies!...  Read more

Holiday Gifts for Book Lovers

The general theme for my holiday gift list this year is holistic health. Obviously, there is lots of stuff out there about the traditional notion of holistic health as a “mind/body/spirit” approach to taking care of yourself. The core idea behind thi...  Read more

100 Best Workout Songs of 2008: What's Your Favorite?

The January 2009 issue of Fitness magazine recently named their top 100 workout tunes of 2008. I was so excited to see this list, because I'm always looking for new songs to add to my iPod and use in my classes. Find out if your favorites made the li...  Read more