Body Image - Confident Women - Be Confident
They're healthy—but not stick-skinny. They eat well—most of the time. And while they don't love shopping for a swimsuit, they're totally fine with being spotted wearing one.
By Corrie Pikul
Original Content | June 12, 2013
They hold their head like they're balancing something on their chin—à la F. Scott Fitzgerald's Jordan Baker.
Research has shown that "power poses," like standing tall with shoulders pulled back, chin up and not tucked into your chest, can boost your levels of testosterone (the hormone linked to having a sense of power and self-confidence) and lower the levels of the stress hormone cortisol. (In photos, this power pose helps you avoid looking like you have a double chin).
Printed from Oprah.com on Wednesday, December 11, 2013
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