body confidence, self-care sunday
body confidence, self-care sunday
Lifestyle

What This Plus-Size Fashion Blogger Did to Find Her Body Confidence

She even created a #BEinyourskin challenge to promote positivity.

quarantine body image
quarantine body image
Fashion

Quarantine Made Me Face My Body-Image Triggers Head On

Approximately 68% of women in America are considered plus size, but there’s a clear lack…

summer arms covering up
summer arms covering up
Skin Care

Big, Full of Stretch Marks, and Powerful AF—I’m Done Covering Up My Arms

Summer is one of my favorite seasons. I enjoy the extra time I get to…

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body-positive-influencers
Beauty

These Body-Positive Influencers Make Us Feel So Good

In a world where Internet trolls like to spend their time tearing others down and…

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christie brinkley and sailor brinkley-cook
News

Christie Brinkley’s daughter Sailor wrote a powerful post about body dysmorphia

Trigger warning: This post discusses disordered eating and body dysmorphia. Social media can certainly be…

alicia silverstone at the book club premiere
alicia silverstone at the book club premiere
News

Alicia Silverstone said she “stopped loving acting” after being body-shamed during Batman & Robin

After Alicia Silverstone‘s breakout role as Cher Horowitz in Clueless, she became one of the…

Fat mom shaming
Fat mom shaming
Family

I’ve been trolled for being fat and a mother, and I’m not alone in this

Trigger warning: This article discusses online bullying and harassment. If there is one thing I know…

lili reinhart
lili reinhart
News

Lili Reinhart got candid about depression weight gain and the pressure of TV underwear scenes

Lili Reinhart has always been honest about her mental health journey, but now, she’s opening…

Negative Self Image, negative self-talk
Negative Self Image, negative self-talk
Lifestyle

How to respond to friends when they speak negatively about themselves

Watching a loved one struggle to love themselves can be like trying to solve a…

body comments holidays
body comments holidays
Lifestyle

6 Types of Comments That Can Be Harmful to Someone’s Body Image, Especially During the Holidays

It's time to remove "You lost weight!" from your vocabulary.

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kate-foster-nair-leg-masks
Beauty

Listen up: Nair helped me learn to love my body hair

Welcome to Game Changers, a monthly series where we talk about our holy grail beauty…

Celeb

Sarah Hyland shared a photo she hated of herself in celebration of “invisible illness warriors”

Sarah Hyland has always been candid about her health issues. In 2017, she announced that…

Selfie photo of author
Selfie photo of author
Dating

Why I stopped cropping my body out of my photos for dating sites

The emerald green lake is the perfect backdrop for my photo. I hand my phone…

posed vs. relaxed fitness Instagram
posed vs. relaxed fitness Instagram
Health & Fitness

10 of the most dramatic fitness Instagram “relaxed vs. posed” snaps

Instagram can be a phenomenal resource for health and fitness inspiration. It can also, however,…

Woman looking up in pain
Woman looking up in pain
Health & Fitness

How a PCOS diagnosis changed my understanding of my body and mental illness

This essay was originally published on December 27th, 2017. If you’re in your “childbearing years”…

Marathon runner standing on a bridge
Marathon runner standing on a bridge
Health & Fitness

How running half marathons helped me overcome disordered eating and negative body image

This essay discusses disordered eating behaviors. If this subject triggers you, please read with caution….

News

Demi Lovato said FU to Photoshop with *another* unedited bikini pic

Update, September 16th, 9:55 a.m.: Demi Lovato is really committing to facing her fear of…

Model for Kitty and Vibe
Model for Kitty and Vibe
Health & Fitness

I went to a real life body positive pool party, just like in Shrill. Here’s what happened

Swimwear can be one of the most intimidating and anxiety-inducing garments that we own. On…

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PIC2.jpg
Fashion

Why I stopped wearing pants for good

This essay was originally published on May 20th, 2016. It was our third date, and…

young woman sitting on chair
young woman sitting on chair
Lifestyle

How taking nude selfie videos helped me start loving my plus-size body

My favorite part of the video happens at the end. I’m clambering back into the…