Blog posts tagged:

education

Nov 14, 2019
Stories

Mistakes... What to do when you make one

Read how Co-Founder Connie Sobczak uses "mistakes" to grow in her life by not collapsing into shame.

Mar 7, 2019
News & Events

This International Women's Day, Let Young Women Speak

A high school senior writes a love letter to the many parts of herself.

Jan 19, 2018
News & Events

Where Self-Love Fits in the #MeToo Movement

With the cultivation of self-love, one woman reflects on her past negative sexual experiences, shedding new light on them.

Nov 12, 2017
News & Events

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!

Jul 30, 2017
News & Events

Amour De Soi is in Our Bones

To the Bone is a well-intentioned, yet harmful film. Self-love is the prevention we need.

Apr 23, 2017
Media

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.

Apr 8, 2017
Stories

The truth is, this one thing would have changed my life

Naomi's story of being told as a child that her body was "wrong" on a visit to a dietitian, and how this caused lasting eating problems.

Mar 21, 2017
Stories

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
News & Events

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
News & Events

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.

Dec 2, 2016
News & Events

We Mourn the Loss of Brandy Vela and Recommit to Body Positive Education

In the wake of the tragic suicide of Brandy Vela due to cyber bullying, we are struck by the urgency with which our message MUST be spread.

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