Expert Advice

Dear Melody: How Can I Accept Healthy Weight Gain?

“Monthly Matters with Melody” is a monthly advice column by Dr. Melody Moore, a clinical psychologist, yoga instructor and the founder of the Embody Love Movement Foundation.

Dear KJ: How Can I Talk to Kids About Body Image?

"Dear KJ" is a weekly advice column by Dr. Kjerstin "KJ" Gruys, sociologist, author and body image activist.

Dear KJ: How Can I Take Care of My Body Without Depriving Myself?

"Dear KJ" is a weekly advice column by Dr. Kjerstin "KJ" Gruys, sociologist, author and body image activist. 

Dear KJ: How Can I Overcome Emotional Eating?

"Dear KJ" is a weekly advice column by Dr. Kjerstin "KJ" Gruys, sociologist, author and body image activist. 

Expert Q & A: "Help, I'm surrounded by bodysnarkers!"

Q: Bodysnarking is all around me—my friends make comments, I read stuff on Facebook & Twitter, even my mom says not-so-nice things about the way other people look. How do I put a stop to it?

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