self esteem

Girl Talk: Stop Waiting To Be Prettier

You know that moment, where you’re gripping some of your side fat in the bath, and you just ate all of the leftover spaghetti at once, with pesto and tomato…

Kate Fridkis | September 27, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: On Femininity And Body Hair

Fairest shmairest! Let’s get real about beauty and body image. Mirror, Mirror is a column running every other Thursday on The Frisky. It is written by Brooklyn-based columnist, freelance writer,

Kate Fridkis | September 20, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: In Praise Of Awkward Beauty

Fairest shmairest! Let’s get real about beauty and body image. Mirror, Mirror is a column running every other Thursday on The Frisky. It is written by Brooklyn-based columnist, freelance writer,

Kate Fridkis | September 6, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: On Hearing Men Talk About Women’s Bodies

I was on the train, heading back to NYC from New Jersey and there were three guys sitting behind me. They were talking about life. Which meant that they were…

Kate Fridkis | August 31, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: 11 Better Beauty Rules

Fairest shmairest! Let’s get real about beauty and body image. Mirror, Mirror is a column running every other Thursday on The Frisky. It is written by Brooklyn-based columnist, freelance writer,

Kate Fridkis | August 16, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: I’m Always Checking Out Other Women

Fairest shmairest! Let’s get real about beauty and body image. Mirror, Mirror is a column running every other Thursday on The Frisky. It is written by Brooklyn-based columnist, freelance writer,

Kate Fridkis | August 2, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Panty Power: How Pretty Underwear Can Boost Body Image

Two weeks ago, I went for a bra fitting. Having been told by dozens of style experts that 137 percent of women wear the wrong bra size, I fully expected…

Stylelist | July 28, 2012 - 11:30 am

Girl Talk: On Summer Clothes And Body Image

If you were to ask me about my favorite season, fashion-wise, I would always say fall. I would tell you how much I love the deep colors, the sumptuous layers,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 27, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: Am I The Only Person Who Eats Carbs?

Fairest shmairest! Let’s get real about beauty and body image. Mirror, Mirror is a column running every other Thursday on The Frisky. It is written by Brooklyn-based columnist, freelance writer,

Kate Fridkis | July 19, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Where’s The Dislike Button? Social Media Is Ruining Our Lives

Pretty much every day a new study comes out affirming what we already know: Facebook is turning us into quivering piles of insecurity who can barely muster the emotional strength…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 10, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Mirror, Mirror: Ditching My Padded Bra

Fairest shmairest! Let’s get real about beauty and body image. Mirror, Mirror is a column running every other Thursday on The Frisky. It is written by Brooklyn-based columnist, freelance writer,

Kate Fridkis | July 5, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: I’m A Nervous Nude

Writing about body love and acceptance? That’s my jam. Teaching women to embrace their supposed “flaws,” accept that physical beauty comes in infinite forms, and learn to love their own bodies…

Sally McGraw | June 29, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: What If Someone Calls Me Ugly?

Fairest shmairest! Let’s get real about beauty and body image. Mirror, Mirror is a column running every other Thursday on The Frisky. It is written by Brooklyn-based columnist, freelance writer,

Kate Fridkis | June 21, 2012 - 11:00 am

8 Reasons To Show Off Your Legs Right Now!

The other day, yet another girl I know was telling me why her legs are ugly. Why they’re getting uglier by the minute. And why she definitely can’t wear shorts…

Kate Fridkis | June 11, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: Confronting My Fear Of Being A Fraud

I think we all suffer from having secret fears about ourselves, that stunt our growth both personally and professionally. Since I graduated from college and became an “adult,” I’ve struggled…

Ami Angelowicz | June 7, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: I Was The Skinny Girl

Fairest shmairest! Let’s get real about beauty and body image. Mirror, Mirror is a column running every other Thursday on The Frisky. It is written by Brooklyn-based columnist, freelance writer,

Kate Fridkis | June 7, 2012 - 12:00 pm

16 Things You Hate About Your Body That Men Love

Hate your hips? Whether they are too flabby, too bony, too narrow, too wide or otherwise unpleasant to your eyes, chances are, most men find them attractive. Women waste an…

YourTango.com | May 19, 2012 - 11:30 am

12 Ways To Love Your Body Without Hitting The Gym

Hate working out? Join the club. While exercise is important, it isn’t the only way to improve the way you look. In fact, there are plenty of painless ways to…

YourTango.com | May 17, 2012 - 2:10 pm

8 Things Every Woman Should Do To Her Hair At Some Point

You only live once, as far as I know, so you should do something different with your hair. When I cut all of my hair off, women were like, “You’re…

Kate Fridkis | May 4, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why I Ditched The Scale

I started watching what I ate around third grade. A boy in my class had made a crack about my weight — an aspect of my physical self I’d never…

Sally McGraw | April 2, 2012 - 12:00 pm