Body Positive

I'm happy being fat.

I’m Perfectly Happy Being Fat. Stop Making It Your Issue.

I’m very aware of the fact that I’m fat — trust me. I’ve had this body for longer than you’ve been familiar with it. Read...
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   11.16.18   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: Body Hating Mornings? Add This One Thing To Your Bedroom

I got tired of waking up and being terrified for my health and so I decided to do what I’d been taught to do in moments of distress: craft. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   11.15.18   |   SHARE
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5 Ways Parents of Preschoolers Can Raise a Body-Positive Kid

How's this for a scary statistic: Studies show that kids as young as 5 say they don’t like their bodies. We need to raise body-positive kids! Read...
Common Sense Media    |   11.14.18   |   SHARE
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Megan Jayne Crabbe AKA bodyposipanda: Writer, Advocate, Possible Mermaid?

Megan, aka bodyposipanda is brave and beautiful and now I've used all the adjectives I can think of. Just take my word for it and get her book. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.26.18   |   SHARE
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Having been forced to disclose her eating disorder status to four people, Morgan was now at their mercy in order to graduate while maintaining her physical and mental health.

Learning To Restrict Calories Isn't College Wellness — It's Dangerously Unhealthy

Having been forced to disclose her eating disorder status, Morgan was now at their mercy in order to graduate from Vanguard University. Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   09.21.18   |   SHARE
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Feel confident about your ability to create and own your look!

How To Have Beyoncé Level Confidence On A Thrift Store Budget

Feel confident about your ability to create and own your look! Let’s explore some affordable finds in fashion, hair, and beauty! Read...
Charmaine Griffin    |   09.10.18   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: The Hardest Part Of Writing You Have The Right To Remain Fat

To many who have experienced the gruesome reality that is diet culture I know 'You Have The Right To Remain Fat' makes complete sense. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   08.16.18   |   SHARE
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The hypersexualization of bigger bodies rested on this term because it had no implications of health, or "ugliness," as fat does.

I'm Not "Thicc" — I'm Fat

I learned that the term “thicc” was fatphobic early in its rise. The hypersexualization of bigger bodies rested on this term. Read...
Jordan Daniels    |   08.13.18   |   SHARE
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