Posts Tagged ‘Bodies’

Why Fitness Pros Need To Stop Talking About ‘Bikini Bodies’

Getting real about powerful results a mindful fitness practice can actually impart. I remember my first “selfie.” It was a hot summer day and I was preparing to take my kids, ages 7 and 1 year old to the beach. I dug to the bottom of a bin of pre-pregnancy clothes, I found a two-piece […]

On Beauty, Bodies And Love: An Open Letter To My Daughter

Dear Maddie Mae, Yesterday, my pants didn’t fit. No amount of pulling or prodding or squeezing or calisthenics would do. In my 30-plus years on this earth I’ve lived in a myriad of different bodies: thin, athletic, perfectly tanned; strong, boney, heavy; pregnant and post-partum. Throughout those years, and inside those very different bodies, I’ve […]

How One Sexual Assault Survivor Is Helping Others Take Back Their Bodies

Olivia was a preteen when her mother died of ovarian cancer. One year later, she was raped.  When Olivia reached her 20s, her doctor began encouraging her to have regular cervical smear tests. But Olivia found pap smears invasive and traumatizing — they reminded her of being raped.  “I couldn’t have [the test],” Olivia, now in her […]

Wreckage Of U.S. Marine Helicopter Found In Nepal; 3 Bodies Discovered Near Crash Site

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepalese rescuers on Friday found three bodies near the wreckage of a U.S. Marine helicopter that disappeared earlier this week while on a relief mission in the earthquake-hit Himalayan nation, and officials said it was unlikely there were any survivors from the crash. “The wreckage of the helicopter was found in […]

Man Loses 270 Pounds, Strips Down To Reveal Excess Skin: ‘It’s Important To Love The Bodies We’re In’

In an emotional video posted online this week, a 22-year-old Brooklyn man revealed his body to the world for the first time — and received an outpour of support from around the web. “I lost 270 pounds in the last six years,” Matt Diaz said in the clip. “When I was 16 years old, I […]

Bodies at Work

Bodies at Work Provides an account of the body/work relation in contemporary western societies. This book examines a wide range of employment sectors: industrial employment; customer relations; health practice; care work; the beauty industry; and sex work. It helps readers think more clearly and creatively about how work relations shape bodily experience. Price: $ Sold […]

Past Bodies: Body-Centered Research in Archaeology

Past Bodies: Body-Centered Research in Archaeology Archaeology often struggles in envisioning real people behind the world of material objects it studies. Even when dealing with skeletal remains archaeologists routinely reduce them to long lists of figures and attributes. Such a fragmentation of past subjects and their bodies, if analytically necessary, is hardly satisfactory. While material […]

Our Bodies, Ourselves: A Book by and for Women

Up To 2,000 Bodies Now Thought To Be Buried On University of Mississippi Land, Officials Say

University of Mississippi officials have updated the body count after a land survey uncovered 800 to 1,000 more graves on property slated to be developed on their medical center campus. Up to 2,000 unmarked graves have been identified on the land, which is bisected by a roadway, officials said. The remains were discovered using ground-penetrating […]

Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth Reviews

Our Bodies, Ourselves: A Book by and for Women (Touchstone Books)

Feminism and Health, Including: Sex-Selective Abortion, Ecofeminism, Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, March for Women’s Lives, Women’s Health, Feminists for Life, Natalism, Pro-Life Feminism, Our Bodies, Ourselves, Womb and Vagina Envy, Gendercide

Feminism and Health, Including: Sex-Selective Abortion, Ecofeminism, Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, March for Women’s Lives, Women’s Health, Feminists for Life, Natalism, Pro-Life Feminism, Our Bodies, Ourselves, Womb and Vagina Envy, Gendercide New – Hephaestus Books represents a new publishing paradigm, allowing disparate content sources to be curated into cohesive, relevant, and informative books. To date, […]

Hayes Building Better Bodies Book 2 Grades 5-8 Education Manual – Printed Book

Hayes Building Better Bodies Book 2 Grades 5-8 Education Manual – Printed Book A two-book workbook series for the elementary school grades that helps students know about their bodies so they can take charge of their own health. The books are totally up to date, including the new Food Guide Pyramid (which replaces the Basic […]

Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause Reviews

Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause

Our Bodies, Ourselves: A New Edition for a New Era

Our Bodies, Ourselves 40

Our Bodies, Ourselves 40 The gold standard for women’s health books, in time for the fortieth anniversary of the book’s first publication–featuring new material and a completely updated approach to critical women’s health issues. The name "Our Bodies, Ourselves" has become synonymous with women’s health–and protecting it. This updated edition contains vital new information on […]

Our Bodies, Ourselves

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