Time to Love Our Bodies

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It is true confession time. When I was in high school I wanted to be selected as Homecoming Queen. It was a secret wish of mine – and no doubt many. Throughout my middle and high school years I struggled with body image, always feeling unattractive and overweight. I was probably popular enough to be […]

Love Your Body!

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Half of girls age 3 to 6 complain about being fat. By the fourth grade, more than 80 percent of girls have tried a fad diet. Research shows that after watching TV and reading magazines, women feel less self-confident. But the NOW Foundation is fighting back. Our groundbreaking Love Your Body campaign to stop the […]

Today Is “Love Your Body Day” Take The Quiz!

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Ok, I admit it I am as guilty as the majority of women. I am not fully comfortable with my body. I still have visions of being thin and still keep a pair of significantly too small jeans in my closet — just in case. I have though come to point where the size of […]

Do You Love What You See When You Look In The Mirror? Celebrate Love Your Body Day!

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Love Your Body Day is Today! Wednesday, October 20 Hollywood and the fashion, cosmetics and diet industries work hard to make each of us believe that our bodies are unacceptable and need constant improvement. Print ads and television commercials reduce us to body parts — lips, legs, breasts — airbrushed and touched up to meet […]