Self-esteem

Bethenny Frankel Rocks Sizzling Bikini Body At Age 47

"Taste everything, eat nothing" is the SkinnyGirl's diet secret.<p>Bethenny Frankel, star of the <i>Real Housewives of New York</i>, flaunted her fit bikini …

Weight Loss

5 Surprising Things I Learned From Being In A Sexless Relationship

When I ended a long term relationship seven years ago, everyone from my parents to the postman wanted to know why. ‘We grew apart’ was the easy …

Mental Health

Michael B. Jordan Really Doesn’t Owe Anyone an Explanation For His Dating Choices…But Here’s Why He Might Feel Like He Does

Let me make one thing clear. Michael B. Jordan could marry a bar of Dove soap, a polar ice cap or damn bottle of Elmer’s glue and it wouldn’t put an …

Women of Color

Exercise For Mental Health: 8 Keys To Get And Stay Moving

Mental illness has deeply impacted my life. I have experienced the flooding of anxiety and the drowning of depression. I have waged, and won, several …

Mental Health

Staying active after non-Hodgkin's lymphoma treatment

When you've recently had cancer, such as non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, you naturally might not think about hitting the gym. But research suggests that …

Cancer

Wiener-paw-looza: Dachshunds run for glory

Every morning at 5 a.m., Bacon is ready to hit the pavement.<p>“He’s a bit of a sprinter, not long distance, but short distance,” his mother and …

Pets

10 Super Foods to Help You Quickly Build Muscle and Lose Weight – Page 4

9.Water – Something as simple water is considered a super food and vital<br>to your weight loss program, muscle development, and health. You should<br>drink …

Superfoods

Boy, 14, banned from performing his drag act at school talent show

A 14-year-old boy has been banned from his school talent show because of his drag act.<p>Lewis Bailey, who is gay, was distraught when he was told by …

Pop Music

Christopher Maloney ‘badly shaken up’ and bruised after attempted mugging

<b>X Factor’s Christopher Maloney has suffered awful injuries after an attempted mugging on Thursday night.</b><p>Pictures show the Celebrity Big Brother star …

Celebrity (UK)

Girl Scouts Service Trip; Back to School Needs; More Local News

Some of the best and most useful content comes from the Patch community. Here's a roundup of stories from this week.<p>At Patch, we believe that some of …

Civil Rights

books about bodies

On the perennially hot topic of body image, countless self-esteem campaigns have been launched, millions of diets designed, and billions of cheesy …

Books

Montreal stick fighters heading to world championships in August

A team of athletes practicing Filipino martial arts are heading to the Philippines for an international competition.<p>The championship takes place in …

Martial Arts

Here's how toxic friendships can damage your mental health

The impact of abusive relationships on mental health and self-esteem is well-documented. But have you considered how toxic friendships could have a similarly damaging effect?<p>According to Anjula Mutanda, a relationship psychologist and ambassador for Relate, a real-life mean girl can 'have serious …

Mental Health

8 Confidence Boosting Tips To Improve Your Self-Esteem (#8 Might Surprise You)

One negative thought can be enough to knock you back down to square one and have you feeling like crap if you’re not careful.<p>Take it from someone who …

Self-awareness

5 superfoods that keep the body healthy and the skin radiant

Superfoods are natural food known to mankind since ancient times, distinguished by high nutritional value, regular consumption of which contributes …

Wellness

A beautiful telling of an incredible rescue

I usually skip most of The Post’s front-page articles because nowadays so many are political and repetitive, but my eyes drifted to the bottom of the July 14 front page, and I started reading “From a search, to a rescue, to a triumph,” the account of 12 boys and their assistant coach trapped deep …

Opinion

How to overcome low self-esteem

Studies have linked low self-esteem and poor self-image with a variety of problems that can affect anything from the way you view your career to the …

Self-help

Schools must teach pupils how to deal with failure ahead of results day, leading headteacher says

Schools must teach pupils how to deal with failure ahead of results day, a leading headteacher has said.<p>Claire Hewitt, head of Manchester High School for Girls, has introduced a range of new initiatives to help students cope with defeat, including “hug the monster” week.<p>As well as preparing pupils …

Education

11 Tips On Building Self-Esteem In Children

Last week, my son Aaron made the school soccer team. Boy, was I proud. And I couldn’t stop saying so. “Good job, buddy! You’re the best!” I beamed, …

Kids

New program to help black Winnipegers deal with mental health impacts of racism

A local group is creating a space for black Winnipeggers to share their stories of how discrimination affects their mental health.<p>Project Heal is an …

Mental Health

This Baseball Team Is Throwing a 'Millennial Night' and It's Going to Be Lit AF

Complete with "selfie stations" and avocados!<p>As a millennial, I basically don't care about anything, and I <i>certainly</i> don't care about boring old baseball, a sport for Olds that takes way too long and doesn't have anything exciting going for it. But one minor league team in Alabama somehow managed to …

Biscuits

Herron's 'London Rules' is sharp spy fiction

Like the phoropter at the ophthalmologist’s office, each novel in the Slough House series by Mick Herron clicks in to focus on one of the broken or …

St. Louis

Balance of Principles

Abstract<p>Each work in this collection explores, from patients’ or their loved ones’ points of view, balance between patients’ experiences and one or …

Bioethics

Yours, mine and ours: 5 challenges stepparents face

Seven years ago I married my husband, and in this union I gained a daughter and he gained a son. Over the years, with both of us serving as …

Blended Family

​Raising Confident, Brave, and Successful Introverts in an Extroverted World

Our society is geared more towards extroversion than introversion. From the time we’re young, we are encouraged to be outgoing, make friends and …

Personality

10 HABITS THAT CAUSE LOW SELF-ESTEEM AND DEPRESSION

When our self-esteem is low, which is typical of codependency, we’re at greater risk for depression. Codependency is learned, and so are self-esteem …

Self-Acceptance

These 13 Free Apps Will Help You Manage Your Mental Health

<i>Refinery29 is exploring mental health topics as part of our partnership with Clinton Global Initiative University.</i><p>We've heard it over and over again …

Mental Health

Deaf Dog Who Went From Bubbly and Happy to Dejected Shows the Emotional Toll of Abandonment

A deaf, red-nosed Pit Bull named Casper has been left heartbroken after being returned to the Carolina Big Hearts Big Barks Rescue (CBHBB). While the …

Cute Animals

How to Reboot Your Life and Confidence in Tough Times

The one truism for every human being in this world is that life happens to all of us, and terrible things often happen to good people. If you’re …

Success

Married Women Orgasm Way Less Than Their Husbands

Time to step it up, guys.<p>If you're in a long-term relationship, you probably think you have a pretty good idea of what makes your partner come. But if you're under the impression that your mate is having an orgasm every time you have sex, you might be mistaken, my friend.<p>According to a recent study …

For Men