Brittany Risher, SELF Magazine

Brittany Risher

SELF Magazine

New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Brittany:

Group Therapy: How to Know If It Might Be Right for You

Learn more about if group therapy might be right for you. For some people, there’s strength in numbers. → Read More

The One Trick to Feeling No Guilt When You Skip the Gym

It's totally OK to skip the gym to have dessert or binge-watch Netflix — if you do this. → Read More

8 Common Gym Fears, Solved

Gymtimidation is real, but don't let it stop you from fulfilling your goals. → Read More

Use the FITT Principle to Maximize Your Workouts

Learn how to create your own best program to maximize your workout results. → Read More

Use the FITT Principle to Maximize Your Workouts

Learn how to create your own best program to maximize your workout results. → Read More

Why a Weight-Loss Plateau May Be a Good Sign

The scale not budging could be a reason to celebrate. → Read More

Do You Need to Give Up Coffee If You Have Anxiety?

Coffee can give you the same symptoms as people with anxiety experience. Coincidence? Of course not. But does that mean you should quit cold turkey? Here's what to know. → Read More

You Failed to Meet Your Fitness Goal. Now What?

Taking time to pause and reflect can help you be more successful next time. → Read More

The Dark Side of an Extreme Fitness and Diet Challenge

You may think you need to make an extreme change, but proceed with caution. → Read More

Could a Diet Based on Your Genes Actually Work?

Companies are selling customized nutrition plans tailored to your DNA. Should you buy in? → Read More

Why After-Dinner Drinks Are What You Really Should Be Sipping This Holiday Season

After-dinner drinks are delicious, far lower in calories than a cheesecake, and may even aid in digestion (maybe). Start with these digestifs. → Read More

4 Healthy Food Swaps That Can Backfire

Beware of these “healthier” options which might be more likely to upset your digestion. → Read More

6 Food Trends to Look for in 2019

Dietitians weigh in on trends to look for in the new year. → Read More

The One Mental Trick That May Aid Weight Loss

Here are three tricks that build mental strength to help with weight loss. → Read More

Is Your Phone Helping or Hurting Your Workout?

Learn if it's better to disconnect or use tech the next time you exercise. → Read More

10 People Who Have Dealt With Eating Disorders Share What Recovery Looks Like for Them

SELF asked 10 people to share their experiences with disordered eating, and what recovery really means to them now. → Read More

The Best Kissing Tips and Techniques, According to Women

Think you're a good kisser? Read this before you answer. → Read More

5 Signs You're Trying Too Hard to be Mindful

Ironically, the less you try, the easier it is to be mindful. → Read More

7 Poses Even Yoga Teachers Struggle With (They Might Surprise You)

Yoga teachers aren’t perfect, and they struggle with poses — just like we do! → Read More

5 Common Workout Mistakes and How to Fix Them

And you probably don't realize you're doing them. → Read More