Blog posts tagged:

self-care

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?

Apr 11, 2018

On Pain, Weight Gain, and Body Respect

Maintaining a Body Positive and weight neutral outlook is challenging in the face of pain and weight gain, but the benefits are clear.

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.

Jan 19, 2018

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

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

Sep 25, 2017

Filters for Your Mind: Better Than the Ones Found on Instagram

Even with strong community and commitment to pursuing a Body Positive lifestyle, messages about weight, health, and beauty can sting.

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.

Nov 3, 2016

Self-love and listening to body wisdom: The elevator episode

A story that illustrates the power of listening to body wisdom as a source of protection.

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...

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