Body Image

3 Lessons We Should Learn from Tori Spelling’s Post-Baby Weight Loss Plan

3 Lessons We Should Learn from Tori Spelling’s Post-Baby Weight Loss Plan

Lessons from Tori Spelling's Post-Baby Weight Loss PlanWhen Us Weekly interviewed Tori Spelling about her 45-pound weight loss after the birth of her son, she gave the customary vanilla answer about eating a diet full of vegetables and lean protein combined with regular cardio exercise. But in her new memoir Spelling It Like It Is, she admits that was all a bunch of bologna.

The truth is a little tougher to stomach: Spelling writes in her book, “I took off my weight the old-fashioned way. I like to call it the Just Keep Your F-King Mouth Shut and Eat Air diet. It’s all the rage.” In the months immediately following the birth of her son, she basically starved herself back into her skinny jeans.

Inspiring? Not so much. Pretty common among celebrities? Probably.

Here’s what we should be taking away from this story. More →

Bodies in Motion: What Girls Can Teach Us About Appreciating Our Bodies

Bodies in Motion: What Girls Can Teach Us About Appreciating Our Bodies

What girls can teach women about body confidence from Pick Any Two

I’m starting to think the problem with mirrors is that we’re always standing still in front of them.

This thought first occurred to me when I came across a unique project from Interrupt Magazine in which Marie C. photographed and interviewed girls under the age of ten. Her goal? To discover what they like about their bodies. In an age where the female form is constantly criticized, objectified, and judged – too fleshy here, too wrinkly there, too big here, not big enough there – the girls’ answers are a breath of fresh air. More →