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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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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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Things parents forget to tell their children about their bodies

Don’t forget to check out our Body Acceptance Mini-magazine! I found this list on Tumblr (unfortunately couldn’t find a working link back to the original source) but I thought it was great and wanted to post it. There is a lot of misinformation as well as a lack of information about bodily functions, sexual functions and general body awareness given to young kids. I find it unfortunate because if children and teens were more educated about their changing bodies and the large spectrum of what is normal instead of the…

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The Beyond Beauty Campaign

I love finding blogs and campaigns similar to what Beutiful is promoting – and when it comes to body image and self-acceptance, new ones are being created every day! I met Amina Chinnell-Mateen through the Beutiful facebook page and learned of her Beyond Beauty Campaign (BBC). Upon visiting the BBC facebook page and website, I knew for sure that I had to share more information about it. BBC’s mission is to promote and encourage the values of self value and worth to show what true beauty is. I strongly suggest…

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