Body Dysmorphic Disorder: How to Manage the Unseen.

We’re all fighting our own battles. For many of us, they go unseen. We hide behind masks, minimize our problems, or remain silent. After all, no one likes to admit there’s something “wrong” with them, exploiting our flaws and exposing our sec


How a Bikini Competition Changed My Life

I have been beyond blessed by the overwhelming amount of support I received (in the form of numerous messages, comments, and shares) for my first HuffingtonPost.com publication—thank you! Being authentic, vulnerable, and transparent takes courag

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    Hi, I am Rachel!

    I am the founder of I am Athletics, a line of athletic apparel and accessories with an important message: Let go of your limiting beliefs and redefine who you are. Create your own story.

    After a lifetime of living in extremes, from body dysmorphia to eating disorders, to self-esteem issues, I have overcome struggles by creating a balanced health and fitness lifestyle of body, mind, and soul. Through experiences of my own, I hope to give back and inspire, encourage and empower others to embrace life with passion and purpose.

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