Why I Wore My Swimsuit this Summer (cellulite and all) for the Sake of My Family

Recently I came across a blog post on Facebook were a mom wrote about putting on her swimsuit, pushing aside her insecurities, coming out from under the sun umbrella and taking off the coverup to… get this… ENJOY playing with her children in the water! So simple, yet something many of us, myself included don’t do....more

Fit to be Fat?

As you all know, I'm super passionate about fitness. But, I'd like to share a time when I was a bit confused as to what I wanted for my life.You're probably thinking that fitness is fitness, isn't it? And, the answer is YES. Sorta. Kinda. Ok, no, not really.Depending on who you ask, fitness can be a meathead in the gym. It can be a marathon runner. It might be a dancer. And it is, definitely, most athletes. (I say most because some may argue that bowling, pool, darts, and competitive eating are sports.)...more

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How Do You Love Yourself When You Hate Who You See in the Mirror?

Love yourself.Seems like everywhere you turn these days, it's the same message.  Take care of yourself.  Love yourself....more

A Blogher14 Video Showed Me the Power of a Reflection

There's been a lot of posts written recently by bloggers who attended the BlogHer '14 blogging conference. Although I was not fortunate enough to go, I have enjoyed reading the accounts of the event....more

Beginner 5k Program

Amber @ Fit, Foodie RunsCome visit FFT at http://www.fitfoodieruns.com for more information!Looking for motivated people who want to change their life!Even if you haven’t been working out, I will give you the tools you need to claim bragging rights for your first ever 5k!Be part of the millions of people who want to:Be in shapeGain confidenceCreate a healthy lifestyleYou can do it and I can help show you how in the Beginner 5k Program!...more

Be totally true to yourself

Everyone and I mean everyone has something about themselves that they hate. Yes, that person who is super confident and a great person has something to hide. But, only you can make you happy. You cannot depend on someone else. You have something you don't like, change it. Work on it. Talk to someone you trust for some advice. ...more

The Beauty Declaration: The Path to Freedom for Ourselves & Our Daughters

According to research performed as part of the Dove® Campaign for Real Beauty, only 4% of women around the world would describe themselves as beautiful. I was sharing this information on the way to dinner with my 15-year old niece, Madison. I also told her that as part of that same study, they discovered that nearly 3 out of every 4 young girls around her age feel tremendous pressure to be beautiful.Here response, was a simple “Why?”...more

Are You Afraid To Lose Weight?

What are you holding on to?...more

Some Good Things Should Never Ever Come To An End | RIP BKS Iyengar Guruji

It was 7 years ago that I moved to Pune & it has been that many years when I was introduced to Iyengar Yoga.In India there are many forms of Yoga being promoted and everyone is coming out with books, DVD, Youtube videos by dozens. From a practitioner to an actress, everyone is jumping on the Yoga wagon....more