PMS, the Dip, and What to Do about It

If you’re a woman in her childbearing years and you have your ovaries then you likely get what I call “the dip” once a month. This is the true pre-menstrual blues, and if you suffer from it I have good news. There are things you can do to reduce its […] Read more »

You Can’t Do This with 6-Pack Abs

beautiful belly

  I am a huge belly dance fan and the main reason is the celebration of women’s bodies of ALL shapes and sizes and ages. The video below is a mesmerizing example of the beauty of a woman’s body without having to look like the mainstream media’s “ideal” fit body. […] Read more »

Short Skirt Day

Chorus line the Soubrettes at the Cremorne Theatre, South Brisbane ca 1944

This is a Guest Post By: Patricia Anderson-Peters. Thank you Patricia! I was recently thinking that the last time anyone saw my legs above the knees was probably by accident. I might have fallen or turned just so, or for all I knew, it could have been that gynecologist appointment […] Read more »

Dying to Be Thin

kathy @ 108 lbs early 80s

Today we have another interview. This time Kristen Tsetsi is the interviewer. (See Kristen’s other interview here.) Kristen’s guest is Kathleen M. Rodgers, an award-winning author whose work has appeared in national and local publications. This intimate interview gives us a window into one woman’s journey into, through, and out of […] Read more »

Mercurial Wild Woman

Mercurial Wild Woman

This is a guest poem post by Patricia Anderson Peters. You can read some of her recent writing at and learn more about her at her website. Follow Patricia on twitter @PSAnderson1.  Please share your thoughts and feelings that this poem inspires in you in the comments below. We’re […] Read more »

Love Your Breasts Series: Big Boobs and Small Boobs

Love Your Breasts Big and Small

I read two great articles today over at Literally, Darling. One was about large breasts and the other was about small breasts. Both talk about the difficulties of each situation. In reading both, hopefully each of us who is thinking the grass is greener next door can take a moment […] Read more »

Can We Ever Really Love Our Body?

Can We Ever Really Love Our Body?

My sister was discussing my site with me the other morning and she said something like “Well, it’s not like a person ever really learns to love their body? They just kinda convince themselves they do, right?” And my answer was, “No. That’s not right. That might be the first […] Read more »

Love Your Breasts Series: Small Breasts

love your small breasts

I’m beginning a series today called  “Love Your Breasts” and the first post will be on Small Breasts. I’m hoping to have other contributors for some of the other posts in the series. I’m imagining posts on Large Breasts, Experienced Breasts, Scarred Breasts, Unique Breasts, and whatever else my wonderful […] Read more »

Body Image Posts From Around the Web #2

  Photo image from OK. So the other day, I had a post with some great body-image posts from around the web. Well I have more! And I really want to share them with you because what they are doing is great for the cause of helping women learn […] Read more »

Body Image Posts from Around the Web

Militant Baker Body Image

  Image from The Militant Baker   Here are a few great websites and posts from around the web that I think are really worth taking a peek at.  If you know of any other good ones, please feel free to share in the comments. Thanks! Read more »

Love Your Tree

"TREE OF HOPE"    Breast Cancer Survivor Tree   SOLD

This short video says it all! “Love your tree!” Do you love your tree? Please share your thoughts in the comments below. Subscribers, please click the “read more” link below to view the video, to comment and to share this post. photo credits:  Left, Middle, Right   photo by: jjlcooterpie Read more »

The Secret Insecurity of Men

Ares Borghese

It’s hardly ever discussed. Maybe joked about. But the reality is that almost 50% of men are dissatisfied with their bodies, in particular their penises. Because men suffer with their insecuritises secretly, it can grow all the more in their minds. This leads many men to consider plastic surgery to […] Read more »

I’m Stark Naked: Deal With It

Stark Naked Good Men Project

This is a Reprint (with Permission) of the article “I’m Stark Naked: Deal With It” by Noah Brand, Editor-in-Chief of Thank you Noah for the gift of this article! My body is a testament to high testosterone. I have a body type one sees a lot: male pattern baldness, […] Read more »

Why Are Women So Mean to Other Women?

original photo credit: Insulinde – text by RWB   Let me start by saying not all women are mean to other women. At least not all the time. And therein lies the rub. It can be a little insidious because we never know exactly when some meanness or judging is going to […] Read more »