Mindfulness

”It takes more than just a good looking body. You’ve got to have the heart and soul to go with it.” ~ Epictatus

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Curves on the runway?

At the latest NYFW (SS14), we could witness USA’s first ‘plus-size’ runway show. But was this really a fashion runway show or just a media trend?

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Dear Miley, don’t prostitute yourself – open letter from Sinead O’Conner

Recently, Miley Cyrus told Rolling Stone Sinead O’Connors “Nothing Compares 2 U’ inspired her “Wrecking Ball” music video. This is Sinead’s response:   “Dear Miley,   I wasn’t going to write this letter, but today i’ve been dodging phone calls from various newspapers who wished me to remark upon your having said in Rolling Stone your “Wrecking Ball” video was designed to be similar to the one for “Nothing Compares” … So this is what I need to say … And it is said in the spirit of motherliness and with love.  

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Skinny-Bashing

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With good intend, magazines often have curvy/black/’old’/whatever models featured on their cover or in their magazines. What bothers me, is that this becomes kind of gimmick-y, because across the image of these curvy / black / ‘old’ / whatever models, there is this huge ‘curvy / black / ‘old’ / whatever’ label.  

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Fix your stress, control your fat

Aveda stress fix

Stress raises the cortisol hormone, which causes an increase of glucose in the bloodstream. We all know what that does to our body ... right! They create muffin tops, the belly roll and lovehandles. So what do we do? We minimize the stress! Read how I do so and how you can minimalize your cortisol level.

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The Ken diet

The KEN diet - or the Ketogenic Eternal Nutrition diet - is a controversial weight loss method, in which the patient fasts for ten days and is being tube feeded during these days. Through a tube, proteins are directly pumped into the patients stomach during this procedure.

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