Body Image

Are Big Muscles "Scary?"
There I was at the pool, reading a good book, soaking up some much needed vitamin D, and doing my best to enjoy a beautiful summer day, when I overheard a conversation that left me feeling triggered. I’d forgotten my...
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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...
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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...
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4 Ways To Improve Your Body Image Immediately
I recently spent no less than 45 minutes scrolling through in an Instagram rabbit hole of beautiful young women who had made “amazing body transformations!” As I moved from one post to the next, I found myself wishing I was...
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Why You Need Radical Vanity in Your Life
“Genuine self-esteem—please understand this—genuine self-esteem is not competitive or comparative. Genuine self-esteem isn’t expressed by self-glorification at the expense of others, or by trying to make yourself superior to everyone else, or diminishing others in order to elevate yourself. Arrogance,...
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Help! My Daughter Thinks She's Fat!
Note from GGS: Often women ask Erin for advice on how to handle this conversation with their daughters. But it goes without saying that this advice applies to daughters and sons. At some point most (if not all) kids will...
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You Are More Than Your Body (Fat)
I was wearing booty shorts and a T-shirt, cooking dinner for my then-boyfriend, and I could feel him staring at me from behind. Part of me—the part that was desperate for his approval—lit up with the thought, “He must be...
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Body Shaming ANY Body Is Bad For Everybody
When I was obese, I encountered my share of body shaming. I was oinked at. My food choices were scoffed at. I was presumed to be lazy... among many other things. Some people even defended their hurtful words by saying...
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Why? This Simple Question Will Transform Your Workout and Self-Image
It’s been about seven years since I was super lean. Shredded. Twelve percent body fat and completely obsessed with counting calories and tracking macros. During my “lean phase” I ate 1,500 calories every single day, trained for two or more...
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