Love Body

Smartphones have become our lifelines. They are our source of personal conversation, social media, email, picture taking, TV watching, game playing, fitness tracking -- the...

Recovery, recuperation, and rebuilding are essential parts of life. It may be painful to realize that it’s time to let go and seek change,...

1. Know exactly what your goal is. Do you want to lose weight, cut extra fat in the belly, have slimmer thighs, or just simply...

“You have within you more love than you could ever understand.” –Rumi When I was pondering the direction I should take my article this week, my...

With the new year in full swing, many people have set resolutions to eat better and to live healthier lifestyles. For college students, it...

Eating healthy is something that a lot of us want to do, but it's also something that a lot of us don’t think we...

It is fairy typical for females to begin becoming body-conscious and unsatisfied with themselves between the ages of 9 and 11. This typically happens because...

As summer winds down and another school year begins, I find myself bracing for the onslaught of personal and professional tasks, errands, and obligations...

“You’d be pretty if only you had pale skin.” “Aach. You’re so dark.” ”We’ll probably lose you in the dark.” I heard those comments frequently enough from a lot of people that I started to get used to them before I even reached my teenage years. My parents and siblings called me negra or Kirara, based on a character with dark skin and curly hair from a Philippine TV show that was apparently aired before I was even born. Growing up, I felt like everyone and everything treated my color as something to be frowned upon instead of something natural for me to embrace. I watched advertisements...

When I entered my nutritionist’s office in mid-January 2013, I had no idea I was about to face one of the biggest challenges of...