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Articles: Body Embracement

These 10 Women Proclaim Their Bodies Are Flawless — SHOCKING!

On New Year’s Day I posted a very raw and vulnerable picture of myself in just a tank top and underwear on my professional Facebook page with a message that is very close to my heart.   I felt compelled to post this photo because as women, starting at a very early age we are […]

Why I’m Not Embracing My Flaws in 2017

    Note: After making this Facebook post earlier today I received a number of messages from women asking how they can share this with other women in their lives who don’t have Facebook. I hope you know how much I appreciate your support and wanting to share this critical message with other women. I was reading a […]

Why I Love Being Big

I’ve spent most of my life obsessed with my size. For a long time, I wanted to get rid of all of it. It felt disgusting and wrong to be big. It felt like I was failing at being beautiful. I wanted to be tiny and adorable. I had this image in my head that […]

Cellulite, Stretch Marks, And A “Love Your Body” Challenge

Nearly two years ago, I published the first version of the Love Your Body Challenge on my personal website, and the responses I received from women all over the world reinforced my desire for, and commitment to, helping even more women find the kind of peace, freedom, and power that can only come from loving […]

The Facebook Post Heard ‘Round The World

The past couple of weeks have been unreal, as my heartfelt New Year’s Day Facebook post continues to be shared and talked about. Major news websites in the U.S. and overseas have shared it, as have people like Zooey Deschanel, Ashton Kutcher, and George Takei. I’ve also had the opportunity to talk about my message with numerous reporters […]

This Is My Body

View original post and discussion on Facebook, here. This is my body. This not a before picture. This is not an after picture. This just happens to be what my body looks like on a random Tuesday in December of 2015 — it’s a life picture. This is a body that loves protein and vegetables and queso […]

My Body Has A Story

If you’re anything like me, the shower is where you tend to do some of your most profound and effective thinking. It’s where I come up with some of my most creative ideas, and often when I allow myself to feel things that I’ve been numbing or avoiding. I’m sure it has as much to […]

Why Fat Shaming Doesn’t Promote Health And What You Can Do Instead

Your body is your home, with scars, triumphs, tragedies and countless stories.  Fit bodies don’t necessarily tell the story of a healthy person, nor do overweight bodies tell the story of a lazy person.  You can’t know everything about a person’s behavior or life by simply looking at her body. When I was a morbidly […]

Why Do I Have Cellulite?

Let’s talk about cellulite. But first, a note from GGS: Yes, this article is about cellulite, what it is, why we have it, and what (if anything) we can do about it. But before we dive into all of this information, we feel that it’s incredibly important to point out that cellulite is perfectly normal, […]

Embracing Our Post-Baby Bodies

Note from GGS: Our wonderful pre and post-natal training expert Jessie Mundell has a very special treat for us today.  Amazing stories and pictures of several of her clients embracing and loving their post-baby bodies.  Enjoy!   “I feel stronger now than I ever have in my life, because as a mother I have been […]