Blog posts tagged:

beauty

Sep 5, 2018

Combating the Body Image Blahs

When we practice a body positive lifestyle, we can still have bad body image days. How do we cope without falling back on old patterns?

Jul 26, 2018

Love First, Then Acceptance

For many, loving their bodies seems impossible. But what if love were the default and acceptance the challenge?

May 17, 2018

MIGA Swimwear: Sharing Stories in the Disfigurement Community to Combat Stigma

Marialuisa Mendiola, founder of MIGA Swimwear, discusses her experience growing up with a deformity and how it shaped her life's mission.

Mar 14, 2018

Recipes for Pleasure: Self-Massage Edition

Give your body a gift for all it does for you. A recipe for self-massage.

Nov 27, 2017

Giving Tuesday: Giving Back to our Communities

Four Be Body Positive Facilitators share how they are supporting their community.

Nov 12, 2017

Exploring the Intersection of Gender Identity and Body Positivity

Does the expression of unique gender identity have a place in Body Positivity? Associate Director of The Body Positive says absolutely!

Oct 25, 2017

My Body Positive Pregnancy

Jessica Diaz France, board chair of The Body Positive, describes the joy of self-love that she has been experiencing during her pregnancy

Oct 3, 2017

Guest Post: Spiraling Into Self-Love

A recently trained Body Positive Facilitator and volunteer at The Body Positive shares her self-love journey as a fat, brown, queer woman.

Apr 23, 2017

Body Positive or Body Neutral? Does it Matter? How Words Can Detract From Fully Living Your Unique Life.

In our own words: THE Body Positive's definition of Body Positivity and why we want people to do less talking and more living.

Mar 21, 2017

The Importance of Inclusive Language and How Being in Community Helps Us Learn

We thought "Change the world, not your body" was a powerful catchphrase - until we realized how it excludes trans people, among others.

Jan 29, 2017

Young Women Are Tomorrow’s Leaders: Let's Help Them Get There

Inspired by her experience at the Women's March in Washington, DC, author Connie Sobczak is motivated to support young women leaders.

Jan 12, 2017

Poor body image: The overlooked obstacle inhibiting the potential of our nation's young leaders

President Obama’s farewell speech inspires reflection on the ways negative body image prevents young people from stepping into their power.

Oct 24, 2016

Exercise and Self-Love - they aren’t mutually exclusive!

A Yahoo reporter asked us to comment on a video they shared with us. We responded too late to be quoted, but here’s what we said...

Sep 14, 2016

Beauty Unlimited

Body Positive high schoolers share the beauty that makes their communities unique.

Sep 12, 2016

A Dedication for My Sister: Today, You Would Have Been 60

Today my sister Stephanie would have turned 60. Sadly, her life ended early due to her battle with her body and her beliefs about beauty.

Jul 9, 2016

New JC Penney Campaign Features Fat Women Changing the World

A video for JC Penney's #HereIAm campaign features five incredible fat women who urge us to change the narrative surrounding fat bodies.

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