Tag: Body Confidence

My favorite and least favorite body parts

My favorite and least favorite body parts
Sadly, I don’t know one woman who is completely happy with all of her body parts.  I hear friends complain about everything from their skin to their thighs to their feet.  It’s funny though, when I look at them I see my loved ones’ beautiful eyes, hair and strong legs.  This made me think; what if... Read more »

Full-length mirrors: helpful or hurtful?

Full-length mirrors: helpful or hurtful?
We recently moved into a brand new house and are slowly getting the blanks space together.  There are endless things we still need ranging from large furniture to small toilet paper holders and towel racks.  One other item we are low on right now are mirrors and I noticed that we don’t have one full-length... Read more »

Are we at our best right now?

Are we at our best right now?
“Write about a period or moment in your life when you were at your best” It’s funny to me that some of the times in my life that I was at my best, I didn’t realize until it was over. The other day I was looking at the photos of me at the Grand Canyon... Read more »
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Who I Am project gives confidence to tweens

Who I Am project gives confidence to tweens
As my children are growing up and my son is now a (gasp) tween, I often reflect back to myself during those awkward years of insecurity, doubt and little confidence. Shalimar Beekman, a Chicago mom and photographer, created the Who I Am project to fill in the forgotten photo years while enriching the lives of pre-teens.... Read more »

Why kids need yoga

Why kids need yoga
Today is the first day of school for Chicago Public Schools and although we had a very fun and busy summer, we are all craving structure.  During the summer I tried to incorporate yoga into my kid’s days, hoping to instill some habits they can use in school. There are many benefits of yoga for... Read more »

How my home yoga practice helped me love my body

How my home yoga practice helped me love my body
Yoga mom Megan, writer of  Stable Mable introduced herself to me at a recent ChicagoNow party.  I relate to her life as a stay at home mom balancing babies and finding time for yoga. I remember that somewhat isolating time in my life when I was always searching for an opportunity and childcare to get out... Read more »
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