A study that appears in a new pop psychology book sounds too terrible for its findings to be real—because it is.
“We think of boosts to self-esteem as analogous to sugar: tasty but not nutritious.”
At the first annual Ugly Conference, attendees aren't trying to "reclaim" anything. They're just trying to be seen as they are.
I’ve found that the less pressure I place on myself to love myself—at least the way the self-care industrial complex peddles that concept—the better I feel.
The gym is an anxious person's nightmare.
Compliments and special attention tend to make them cringe.
The human tendency to compare one’s own achievements against others starts early in life, and it’s a deep part of our nature.
The real problem isn’t a thin ideal—it’s a muscular one, a new study shows.
Women specifically reported greater impairment in their quality of life, and showed more symptoms than men.
In this episode of Plastic Planet, we talk to three women with very different stories about their journeys towards a bigger butt.
For more than half of those afflicted, the disorder can last several decades.
They tend to be passive aggressive, resentful, and emotionally reactive.