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The Social Comparison Trap

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I was speaking with a reader a while back and we were talking about bloggers and running. As you probably know, running is everywhere on the blogs and it seems like everyone is running out the door for their next 8 miler. She was telling me that she felt a tremendous amount of pressure to […]

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The Social Comparison Trap: Part 2

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Missed Part 1? Regardless of what everyone’s opinion was on the matter, I think it is clear that I touched on a subject that most of us feel quite passionate about. I enjoyed reading everyone’s comments and seeing what your take on the matter was. I think what actually happened was that the comments became […]

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Food Blogs Changed My World

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Am I nuts? Are We, food/health/fitness blog lovers, all nuts? Or do we just know something that others don’t. Before starting on my food blog reading journey, I admit, I was not a foodie. I thought of food in terms of how much weight it would put on me or how many calories or fat […]

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Blog Talk: Installment 4

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Lunch today was probably one of the best I have had in a long, long time. I feel like I say this everyday, but seriously, believe me this time! :D While grocery shopping yesterday, I decided to pick up some soy hot dogs. I normally try to limit the amount of processed veggie/soy meats that […]

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Back To Basics

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Over the past week, I have been thinking more and more about what I want to do on Oh She Glows. I have come to the conclusion that I want to write about the topics that I feel passionate about- body image, self-esteem, eating healthy, finding a balance, motivation- just to name a few. For […]

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Comparisons With Real Women

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Our conversation yesterday about our appetite was a really good one, wasn’t it? I enjoyed reading over 60 comments from all of you throughout the day. It is obviously a topic that affects us all. I was flooded with emails yesterday from many of you. Reading through the emails and comments actually brought tears to […]

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Words of Wisdom

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I read so many amazing things from you all in yesterday’s post about comparisons with real women. So many light bulb moments!! This morning I wanted to highlight some of the comments from yesterday. “I used to be much smaller. I used to be the skinniest girl in the room for the most part. I […]

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Our Goals: Eustress and Distress

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When are goals healthy and when are goals destructive? What is a good challenge and what is a negative one? Where do we draw the line? [Image source] Shelly brought up this thought-provoking question that I thought I would share with you all: “My problem is staying in a place where I am proud of […]

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Guilt and Exercise- What’s Healthy?

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Many of you suggested that the next hot topic be about the guilt felt when missing a workout. Some of your questions were: – If I am healthy and trying not to obsess about what I eat and my weight, why do I still feel guilty when missing a workout? – How do I stop […]

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Exercise and Guilt: Part 2

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Hello there! Just some housekeeping before we get into the juicy hot topic of the day! 1. Don’t forget to enter my Align Probiotic contest giveaway! 2. Check out my newly updated About page and FAQ page 3. Missed some posts over the long weekend? See my top 10 posts of last week here! 4. […]

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