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Creativity

Graphic Novel Debut From Bold New Voice Sofia Szamosi Tackles Social Media and Image Manipulation

Graphic Novel Debut From Bold New Voice Sofia Szamosi Tackles Social Media and Image Manipulation

If you’re on any type of visually-driven social media platform, you will be familiar with the way these sites have contributed to negative self-esteem, body image and self-perception. With the […]

Contributors, Health

Learning To Trust Your Body So That You Can Finally Break Free From Calorie Counting, Food Rules & Fad Diets

Learning To Trust Your Body So That You Can Finally Break Free From Calorie Counting, Food Rules & Fad Diets

By Lizzy Cangro: International Expert Nutritionist, Wellness Coach and Author  Can I share a secret with you? Lean in closer, sister, because this is HUGE… Are you ready? The diet […]

Fashion & Beauty

Kelly Hughes' Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue shoot

Kelly Hughes Chats With Us About Modeling, Motherhood & Making History In Sports Illustrated

If you pick up a copy of Sports Illustrated these days, you might be surprised what you see when it comes to the diversity of models being chosen to grace […]

Fashion & Beauty

Simple Ways To Accept (And Celebrate) Imperfections

Simple Ways To Accept (And Celebrate) Imperfections

62% of women have a negative perception of their body image (compared to 53% of men).  Additionally, women are also more likely than men to feel inadequate both at home and at […]

Contributors

As A Muslim Woman, I Believe Choosing To Wear The Hijab Is Not A Symbol Of Oppression – People Are

As A Muslim Woman, I Believe Choosing To Wear The Hijab Is Not A Symbol Of Oppression – People Are

By Gabrielle Deonath Two months before my sixteenth birthday, I made a decision that changed my life. For eight months, I contemplated whether I wanted to take this step, whether […]

Interviews

Alyson Gerber Draws From Personal Experience In New YA Novel About Body Image & Eating Disorders

Alyson Gerber Draws From Personal Experience In New YA Novel About Body Image & Eating Disorders

[CW: Eating disorders] From beloved author Alyson Gerber comes another realistic contemporary novel called ‘Taking Up Space’. The story centers on main character Sarah, who loves basketball more than anything. Crushing […]

Body Image

Body Image Expert Releases Body Positive Book To Change The Way The World Sees Female Beauty

Body Image Expert Releases Body Positive Book To Change The Way The World Sees Female Beauty

Each of us has our own unique relationship with body image, and it’s safe to say it is hard to find a person on the planet who consumes media, fashion […]

Contributors, Entertainment

‘American Pie Girls’ Rules’ Star Natasha Behnam On Choosing Not To Change Herself To Fit Hollywood’s Narrow Standards

‘American Pie Girls’ Rules’ Star Natasha Behnam On Choosing Not To Change Herself To Fit Hollywood’s Narrow Standards

A few months ago, when speaking about our industry, a fellow actor and dear friend of mine said to me, “if your truth isn’t accepted somewhere, why would you want […]

Body Image, Contributors

The Pop Culture Gaze – When Viral Body Image Terms Work To Take Away Our Agency & Autonomy

The Pop Culture Gaze – When Viral Body Image Terms Work To Take Away Our Agency & Autonomy

By Kaytie Coughlin Thick. Thic! Thicc. Sounds like the Tik Tok compilation? A big butt and even bigger thighs seems to be all the rage in body modification these days. […]

Body Image

Radical Book Of Essays Explores Body Image & Anatomy Through The Lived Experiences Of 37 People

Radical Book Of Essays Explores Body Image & Anatomy Through The Lived Experiences Of 37 People

Author and editor Kelly Jensen is building a career based on helping young adults feel more comfortable talking about complicated issues relevant to their lives, subjects that have been difficult for parents […]

Body Image

Embracing Your Postpartum Body And Ignoring The Pressure To “Bounce Back”

Embracing Your Postpartum Body And Ignoring The Pressure To “Bounce Back”

Every new mom is sick of celebrity “body after baby” stories. Women who gave birth yesterday and today lay next to the pool in a two-piece swimsuit promote unrealistic goals. […]

Fashion & Beauty

Factors To Consider When Looking To Purchase The Perfect Bra

Factors To Consider When Looking To Purchase The Perfect Bra

We’re all familiar with how great it feels to unclasp and take off your bra at the end of the day, but we’re also aware of how necessary they can […]

Celebrities, Contributors

You Don’t Need To Look Like A Celebrity Mom To Be A Good Mom

You Don’t Need To Look Like A Celebrity Mom To Be A Good Mom

By Rebecca Brown With the world of social media swiping us all away, it’s not a surprise to find out that we’re being influenced by celebrities and Instagram influencers more […]

Celebrities

No Shame In Change – Celebrities Who Admit Getting Plastic Surgery

No Shame In Change – Celebrities Who Admit Getting Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery has taken the world of beauty by a storm. No wonder, the haven of stunning looks – Hollywood – caught up with the trend long ago. But it’s […]

Body Image

Understanding Body Dysmorphia: The Harmful Effects Of Pushing Diets Towards Teen Girls

Understanding Body Dysmorphia: The Harmful Effects Of Pushing Diets Towards Teen Girls

By Hollie Jones We all know what it’s like to be a teenager staring unhappily at your body in the mirror, poking the bits you don’t like and trying to […]