Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Every New Beginning Comes From Some Other Beginning's End

Guiltless has been an amazing journey toward developing healthy views on body image. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for joining us for the last three years in getting one step closer to a world where women celebrate their bodies and self-appreciation is the norm.

Throughout the years, we’ve learned that self-doubt will get you nowhere fast, and believing that you can achieve your dreams is the key to success.

We’ve tackled tough subjects like food guilt, airbrushing, and eating disorders. And we have celebrated successes like body appreciation campaigns and works we love

We asked you what you love about yourself, and you answered

From friendly reminders to tips on how to curb stress and take a break when you need one, our conversations have been memorable, significant and priceless.

You have been as essential to our own personal growth as we hope we have been for yours.

Thank you & Be Well

We are taking a break from Guiltless blogging, but you can find Elizabeth at and Stephanie at Guiltless will remain live online until July 2013.

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Wednesday, January 9, 2013


Size 10. 'Nuff said.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Our hearts are with the people of Newtown, Connecticut this week.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Permission Granted

I need to get so much done before the holidays! How often do you catch yourself saying that this time of year? How often do you see self care tumbling further and further down the self care list, until it finally falls off the map?

Get yourself permission to take care of yourself this holiday season. Because if we aren't honoring our own wants and needs, how can we take care of everyone elses?

I grant you permission to
  • spend some time alone
  • say no to certain invitations if they are leaving you stressed out and over scheduled
  • let people know when boundaries have been crossed-especially with family
  • to eat the food you love, and feel no remorse
  • to not jump on the latest cleanse and diet trend.
  • find time to move your body, meditate, go for a walk, and other ways to constructively de-stress
  • to not multitask
  • to feed your soul and mind 
  • to take the day off
May you have a liberating holiday season, and take care of yourself.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

If you fall, get up.

Amazing things happen when you don't give up on yourself. Please take the time to watch this very inspiring story about someone who never stopped reaching for the sky:

Wednesday, November 21, 2012


Tis the Season...... For marathon shopping sprees, traveling all over the world to see family and friends, and lots and lots of food-centered cheer.

To keep centered and the focus away from the food and the stress that may come with bigger feasts, fostering a gratitude practice is a great way to celebrate Thanksgiving. Giving Thanks of course!

So join me now. Whip out a piece of paper. Open up a note on your iPhone. list what you're grateful for. right here. right now

 I am grateful for.....

  • A supportive family-no matter how many miles away they are
  • An amazing boyfriend, who is there when I succeed, and also when i fail and tears follow
  • Wonderful friends, friends whom i've known since the womb and friends i just met. Who pick up the phone, meet me for coffee, and share french fries with me.
  • Food. delicious. nourishing, energizing food. 

  • Boston. Love that dirty water. The people. the place. i leave. i come back. 

  • a strong body. That moves me through my day. puts up with stress. sleeps well and endures workouts.
  • the most loveable snuggly pup. and his step-sister- a sassy cat. 

  • work i love. that i get excited about every morning about the to do list that lies in front of me.
  • having a job. period.
  • sparkles and good music
  • netflix
  • my hair
  • pumpkin. everything. 
  • living close to an airport. where i don;t have to drive 6 hours to get away
  • WINTER! snow is coming! and with that skiing and warm fires
  • seasons
  • blogs, twitter facebook and instagram. so i can stay connected to you!

i recommend doing this on the regular. maybe it's every Monday night. or saturday morning. Journal it. Live it. Love it.

Have a Healthy, Happy Holiday!

PS.Here's another great post about learning to eat on Thanksgiving 

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Do Not Shrink To Console Them

I was watching TV last week and heard a quote on Grey's Anatomy that I simply could not get out of my head. So I Googled it, and I found a blog that turned the script into general words of wisdom, and once agian, I'm hooked:

Breathe. You’re skulking.
People of our generation are graceless. It’s an affront to nature. Mediocre people will see you and feel themselves wilting in your shadow. Do not shrink to console them...
...If you’re lucky, one day, when you’re old and shriveled, you’ll find a young protégé with little regard for anything but their craft, and you’ll influence them, like you were influenced. 
Until then, read a good book.
You are meant to be extraordinary. Imagine the disappointment of waking up one day and finding that you’re only ordinary. You have greatness in you. Don’t disappoint.

That line. "Do not shrink to console them." It reminds me that we should never hold ourselves back out of fear. We should always give ourselves credit where credit is deserved. We should not worry so much about what other people think but rather focus on what we truly want and spend time on that. In life, edit-out the toxic and write-in the good.