Posts tagged "self esteem"

Girl Talk: Why I’ve Never Been Waxed

I am the only woman in NYC who has never gotten waxed. This is a fact. If someone collected statistics, the numbers would definitely confirm it.

You could…

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

10 Reasons To Love Small Boobs

I like boobs. I’m a straight woman, but really, who doesn’t appreciate them? Robots. Reptiles. Sauron. That’s about it. And I’m not even positive about Sauron. He might have, at…

Kate Fridkis | February 13, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Eva Mendes Talks Body Image With Marie Claire

“It doesn’t matter what you have or what you look like. It’s something everyone has to work at. I realize I have contributed to a certain happy, healthy, empowered image,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 7, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Girl Talk: I Love My Weight Gain

I used to be really skinny. So skinny my ribs stuck out.

Everywhere I went, women said, “You’re so skinny! Oh my god. I’m jealous.”


Kate Fridkis | February 1, 2012 - 1:00 pm

5 Style Resolutions I’ve Already Achieved In My Journey Towards Positive Self-Esteem

Tasked with writing about my style resolution for 2012, I puzzled for awhile, trying to come up with some trend I wanted to try or a bad style habit I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 20, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: I’m Sick Of Women Talking About Weight

The other day, I found myself engaging in conversation with a stranger at the grocery store about weight.

“God,” the woman said, pausing near me in the aisle…

Kate Fridkis | December 21, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Was The Ugly Friend

When I was young, my parents told me I was beautiful and I believed them. I went out into the world feeling confident about my womanly charms and things went…

Kate Fridkis | December 6, 2011 - 12:00 pm

We Only Think We Look Hot For 2 Hours And 22 Minutes A Day

A recent poll found that all of our pre-work primping and preening doesn’t hold up for long. Of the 2,000 women surveyed, 10 percent thought they needed to fix up…

Ami Angelowicz | October 21, 2011 - 2:40 pm

The Bold Single Bride Who Married Herself

What would you do if you wound up single on what was to be one of the most special days of your life—your wedding day? My friend Desiree did something…

Rachel Kramer Bussel | September 29, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: How Do You Get Self-Esteem?

Last week, I had dinner with a friend and a gauntlet of sorts was thrown: shape up and get some self-esteem, Julie, because you’re really bringing everybody down. Well okay,

Julie Gerstein | August 1, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Survey Shows A Bad Hair Cut Can Slice A Woman’s Self-Esteem (Duh)

Yesterday, we asked you about bringing in photos to your hairstylist to get the perfect cut. Today, we’re looking at what happens when you don’t get what you want. A…

Leonora Epstein | April 21, 2010 - 3:10 pm

30 Things I Love About Myself

This morning I woke up and the sun was shining. Lucca (that’s my dog) was lying on her back, paws straight up in the air, when she rolled over, yawned,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 14, 2010 - 2:30 pm

Do You Struggle With Your Body Image?

“Do You Struggle With Your Body Image?” If you answer Margaret Ruth’s question with a “No,” you’re either a robot or a liar. But according to this guru, weight loss…

Simcha | March 11, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Study Says Makeover Shows Make Us Feel Bad

Bad boyfriends…frenemies…makeover TV shows. One of the fundamental questions of human nature is why do we love stuff that may not be so good for our self-esteem?

A new…

Jessica Wakeman | January 26, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Quick Pic: NOW’s Curvaceous “Love Your Body” Winner

Thanks to Daily Bedpost for noticing that we’d probably all love our bodies if our figures were as hourglass as this. Personally, we prefer the winner from the kid’s category.

The Frisky | June 9, 2008 - 11:30 am
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