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How to Pick a Goal Weight

When I start something, I generally like to know what I’m getting into. I don’t go to movies without checking the run time, I don’t go to the grocery store without a list, I don’t understand the point of just walking around the mall aimlessly or without a purpose. Maybe it’s just me, but I […]


How I Uncovered My Secret to Weightloss

The last time you heard from me, I told you a little bit about my background with obesity and the psychological, emotional and physical struggles that being overweight has brought into my life. Today, I’m going to tell you how I’ve been fighting that fight, and how I’m winning it a little more every day. […]


5 Tips for Full-Figured Fashion

In my youth, there were two main fashion options for plus-size women: the men’s department and muumuus. Today that’s no longer the case. Most major retailers know there is a thriving plus-size market, and have amped up the quantity and quality of their full-figured fashions. As a chronically fluctuating size 12 to 14, I am […]

Dani Russell in 2010 (left) before pursuing her healthy lifestyle; and Dani now, four years later.

Dani Russell in 2010 (left) before pursuing her healthy lifestyle; and Dani now, four years later.

Fat: How the Word Tore Me Down and How I Fought Back

I was eight years old the first time someone called me fat. The word came to me from one of the little girls that lived down the street. We were playing some silly game, and she off-handedly made the remark: “Well…you know, you can’t because you’re fat.” I shrugged it off and went along with […]

4 Tips to Improving Your Psychological Health

Your psychological health is just as important as having a healthy body. Good mental health also makes it easier to stick to your diet regimen. Here are four tips to help you improve your psychological health. 1. Keep a Journal You don’t have to be a writer to write every day. Studies show that the […]

5 Cheap and Simple Cellulite Treatments

If you are looking for a cellulite treatment be assured that you are not alone in your search. Many women all over the world are looking for a cheap and simple treatment for their cellulite. Listed below are some cellulite remedies that may work for you. 1.  Massage Away Your Cellulite Massage is a simple […]

The Best Business Attire for Your Body Type

If you are working in an office then a business attire is an essential part of your wardrobe. Since you probably spend most of your time at your job then it’s only natural that you should try to look for business clothing that makes you look your best. Your business attire should convey class, professionalism, […]

Understanding Anorexia in Men

Anorexia is an often misunderstood illness. When a lot of people think of anorexia, they imagine image-obsessed teenagers. This is far from the reality. There are actually thousands of men in the U.S. who suffer from the disease. Understanding Anorexia in Men Anorexia has little to do with food, as odd as it may sound. […]

5 Types of Lymph Massage for Your Budget

The lymphatic system works to remove cellular waste, specifically toxins, from the body. Sometimes, the lymph system can become blocked, decreasing its efficiency, and this is when a lymph massage can help. Lymphatic massage was developed in 1932 by a Danish physician, Dr. Hans Vodder, in response to his finding that swollen lymph nodes are […]