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Love Your Body Now

Healing Body Image Issues Through Fine Art Nudes: (Stephanie) When I met Stephanie, a self-described Empath and Healer, in Boulder, Colorado to interview her for our Love Your Body Now Project: Healing Body Image Issues Through Fine Art Nudes, I

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The Love Your Body Now Project

Healing Body Image Issues Through Fine Art Nudes (Claire) When I asked Claire, a Denver-based sales rep, why she wanted to participate in our #LoveYourBodyNow Project she said: “I don’t put anything in my body that I haven’t had some

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The Love Your Body Now Project (2)

Healing Body Image Issues Through Fine Art Nudes (Ruby) I’ve begun the “Love Your Body Now” project with photographer, Beth Sanders. We’ve recently added a third partner; body-centered coach, Marlene Zaleznick, to help heal body image issues through the use of

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The Love Your Body Now Project

Healing Body Image Issues Through Fine Art Nudes (Beth) Hello Beauties — I’m very excited to announce that photographer Beth Sanders, body coach Marlene Zaleznick and I are combining our super powers to create a positive body image project called, “Love Your

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The Love Your Body Now Project – Healing Body Image Issues Through Fine Art Nudes (Shannon)

As many of you know, I’ve been seen naked round the world of late. Starting with my first naked post Am I Really Fat? which was also published in The Huffington Post. Followed shortly by Walk The Walk, Naked Lady, which

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In Love, You Might Not Always Get What You Want

But Here’s a Quick Hack to Get What You Need … When we’re in “LOVE” with someone who consistently breaks our hearts and we stop to think about what WE need to be happy, it usually includes our LOVE OBJECT

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11 Things in Your Kitchen Right Now That’ll Kill You!

Wheat is one of the deadliest foods that kill. It can give you “wheat belly;” making you bulbous and inflamed …

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I’d Love to Speak at Your Next Event!

Shannon Bradley-Colleary Speaker Speaking is my thing. I love the crowd and the energy. I don’t love the overhead fluorescent lights. I look much better than that! But vanity aside I have the skill of understanding my target audience and

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5 Things Older Women Know That Young Women Don’t

I was minding my own business, tweezing my eyebrows using a high powered magnifying mirror, capable of lighting up the crevices of your aging face like floodlights used to interrogate Colombian drug kingpins during the Pablo Escobar era, when I saw it.

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How to Seduce Your Wife

“What could my Mother’s Day gift be? A Spanx trousseau which would make me feel like a slatternly bovine, and render me affronted, so I could lambast my husband with the misplaced anger I feel about everything else in my life.

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When The Man You Loved Changes Forever

She did all the things besotted mistresses do. She waited for her phone to ring, she called his home and hung up when his wife answered.

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10 Things I Know About Beauty at 50!

Excerpt: #10. GIVE YOUR LOVER A PROPER KISS ONCE A DAY:

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A (Video) That Proves There’s More Than One Ideal Body Type

What if this weight is perfect for me at age 49? What if I didn’t spend the day feeling like my body wasn’t behaving as perfectly as I’d like it to be? …

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How Becoming a 1950s Pin Up Girl Boosted my Body Image!

Last week I got to be a Bombshell. I’ve always wanted to be a Bombshell, and am grateful to chocolate and french bread for making it all possible. Like a lot of women, I always have my eye on what

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Fact: The Way We Eat Our Food Is The Way We Make Love

If you’ve been anywhere around this site or my social media networks you are probably incredibly sick of seeing my 1950s pin-ups. I’m posting them everywhere because I love them. These photos are a reminder to stop the negative body

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How I Came to Love My Soft Tummy

Body Image Issues Begone! “What’s this?’ I asked a roided-out Gold’s gym employee. I was holding a fistful of my own soft, round flesh, which seemed to have suddenly appeared beneath my belly button two Mondays ago. I was twenty-eight

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How Many Paint Eggs Can you Drop out of Your Vagina to Make Art?

Two Women’s Epic Journeys I consider myself a feminist. By that I mean, seeing traits that are still intrinsically considered feminine — compassion, empathy, the capacity to nurture and build communities — as sources of vitality and strength. But I’ve

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A New Study on how to Heal Body Image Issues (The Kissing Video)

Okay, just stop judging your body. Have you stopped? Good. Now, how does your body feel? Mine feels pleasantly tired after working out hard in Pop Physique. My hands are a little sticky and sweaty on the keyboard. My tummy

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Experts Say, “Don’t Tell Your Daughter She’s Pretty!”

There’s a trend in parenting to compliment our children’s abilities rather than their appearance. The lead in a recent Daily Telegraph article states: “Parents should stop telling their children they look beautiful because it places too much emphasis on appearance

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Does My New ABOUT Page Work? I Need Your Input

Hello Readers, Friends, Family and Porn Spammers. It would mean so much to me if you could give me notes on my new About page.  I’ll send a copy of my new book, Smash, Crash and Burn: Tales From The Edge

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What I Know About Sex Now That I’m In My 40s at BlogHer 2013

In the blogging world, I had a pinnacle experience tonight. I was ushered onstage by Queen Latifah as one of 12 bloggers to read my work in front of 5,000 of my peers at the BlogHer 2013 conference in Chicago.

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David Schwimmer Is As Lovely As He Seems

Before I married the most delicious man in the world, I kissed my share of frogs. But I also kissed one sweet Prince. Here’s an excerpt of our moment from my auto-biographical tome, Smash, Crash and Burn Tales From the

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Sexual Dissatisfaction: When Your Spouse Is No Longer Attractive To You

Recently a reader contacted me regarding my Married Sex series to tell me her story in the hopes of getting some answers. We’ll call my reader Maggie. Maggie has been harboring a secret for the last five years of her

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When Your Divorced Parents Love Each Other

My mom and dad haven’t been married since I was two years old. Throughout my childhood, they had very little contact. Once custody was settled they passed me back and forth with a minimum of drama or friction. I was

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Remembering Former Love, Brandon Lee, 20 Years After His Death on the Movie Set of “The Crow”

I watch the actor named Brandon shoot pool. Robin told me earlier that he’s Bruce Lee’s son, which I thought was kind of cool. But it wasn’t until he walked onstage, chock-full of charisma, that my heart throbbed like a teeny-bopper at a David Cassidy concert circa 1975.

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