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My Body Is Not an Apology: Interview with Author Sonya Renee Taylor

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From TV to magazines to the Internet, we’re constantly bombarded with images of the “perfect” body. It’s no wonder that for so many of us, our bodies feel lacking or unworthy. If only I could just lose a little weight, we tell ourselves. If only I could look like that person. It’s a thought that has, sadly, become a daily mantra for millions of us. Thankfully, Sonya Renee Taylor is trying to change that narrative. Author of the new self-help book, The Body is Not an Apology, Taylor has spent years examining how we relate to our bodies. And she’s here to tell you: it’s time for a little radical self-love. Through both her book and her website of the same…

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Forget struggle. Why not just surrender?

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When you think of someone who simply “let go,” it’s likely that negative assumptions spring to mind. Maybe he went a little too wild and lost all semblance of rationale and sensibility. Or perhaps it’s more depressing; perhaps this person “let go” of all his responsibilities simply because the strain was too great. But is it possible to let go, to surrender to life, and to still achieve all your goals? Will you have a story to write? Ask Michael A. Singer, the New York Times bestselling author whose new book, The Surrender Experiment: My Journey into Life’s Perfection (Harmony, June 2, 2015) explains how in fact, you can have it all. It’s a fascinating, true-life premise: One man decides to live alone in…

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