30+ Ways Body Positivity Could Change Your Life For The Better (IMAGES)

Megan Crabbe, the kind soul behind the body positive movement @Bodiposipanda on Instagram, is a body image expert that discovered the movement through her own journey with an eating disorder and negative body image. Anyone who has battled an eating disorder or low self esteem knows that even if you have been body positive for years, every day is not a good body positivity day – especially when you are trying to help others stay uplifted in a society that continuously brings them down! Megan found herself having a “bad bopo…

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Modeling Agency Looks for Talent Outside of Eating Disorder Treatment Center

A rehab center for eating disorders should be a private place where patients get the much-needed care and skills to lead a normal life. The largest Swiss rehab center accepts some of the sickest patients, those who need to be hospitalized because they are so thin. Unfortunately, they’ve had to deal with an usual issue when it comes to patient aftercare. Agents from top model companies have been lurking outside of the Swiss rehab in order to gain new clients. The agents approach the young girls and hand them a…

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Recovery Record: an app for those in recovery from eating disorders

Have you ever heard of Recovery Record? Among the thousands of apps available to the public, few actually have a purpose and enrich the life of the user. Recovery Record is simply amazing (and free!) and would definitely be useful for someone recovering from an eating disorder. The app allows the user to track their progress as well as record how they’re feeling and certain behaviors – allowing them to see their patterns and take control of their health. Very worthwhile! Don’t forget to check out our Body Acceptance Mini-magazine!…

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“I’m sorry”: A letter to my body

I stumbled upon this article on Glorify via Tumblr (always finding cool stuff on there!) Glorify is a fat acceptance website and definitely worth checking out! This is a poem by (F)Emma and it brought tears to my eyes. As someone who dealt with horrible body image in the past, I loved this letter that (F)Emma wrote to her body. It’s a beautiful piece about the relationships we have with our bodies and how we are so disconnected from them, mistreating them. Absolutely amazing. I’m sure many of you could relate and…

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A big “screw you” to body image ideals

This is a great article written by Nicole Woszczyna for Feminspire. I completely agree with Nicole…while I’m happy to see that curvier women are being embraced more, we cannot insult less curvy women – this completely defeats any progress. It is going from one ideal to another…and who is to say what is “ideal?” Beauty is a matter of opinion…and if we are all allowed to have different opinions, why aren’t we all allowed to have different bodies? The simultaneous rise of supermodel stardom and widespread media influence has, in…

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