Archive for October, 2009:
Weight loss coach Kathrine Brown is on a mission to help women of power and influence who are holding themselves back. Brown makes it her business to detect the subtle sabotaging dialogs, thoughts and actions that contribute the slow seeping away of their power.
DeeDee Myers is never without a tube of lipstick in her purse. Leadership expert, triathlete and mother of quadruplets, twins and three other children, she’s always prepared, always presentable, no matter what. In Eighth grade her mother told her that she needed all the help she could get given that she was born with only one arm.
If I were to give an award for a big beautiful butt Serena Williams would be my choice. That gal can really weigh in on the topic, if you know what I mean. And I’m not the only one who thinks so. Check out ESPN the Magazine’s The Body Issue where the glossy Williams graces the cover.
Who thought up the voting for best breasts poll? You can vote on who has the biggest and best rack from gross to gorgeous on the Huffington Post, and plenty of people have.
What woman in her right mind wants people to evaluate her hooters?
David Roche is the pastor of the Church of 80% Sincerity. He has a severe facial deformity that people don’t notice so much after he speaks for a while and they get over the shock of it and see his radiance. He says that people with facial deformities wear their shadow on the outside whereas the rest of us wear it on the inside.
As you all know by now I stripped, went totally buff, naked, nude, no panties, all-natural, at a friend’s house as an experiment. Many of you wrote in on other social networks about that.
I’d love to hear about a body experiment you’ve done,
Summer nights are quite balmy here in Marin. The upcoming Indian summer promises to be a warpath of high temps and scalding sunshine. After being a fog friendly San Francisco Girl these past 25 years – I’m adjusting to the new climate and dramatic wardrobe differences. Even my sleeping attire has changed.
Last week I performed an experiment. I took off my clothes at my friends house in front of her and her 15 year old daughter.
Why? Because I want to feel completely unencumbered by my body.
What do you see when you gaze into a full length mirror? At nearly 51, I see a body that has curves and waves where 30 years ago, there were more planes. I wear a size 12 where once upon a time, a size 5 prom dress slid easily over my frame. In my teens and into early 20′s, I was a swimmer and then became a lifeguard and swim team coach.
Our self image begins once we become aware we are separate from our parents. So what they think, say and do we naturally imitate. Often messages from our parents are transmitted unconsciously. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Check out this article with advice from Dr. Brian Alman on how conscious parenting can instill a strong sense of self for your children.