My generation has grown up in a society that places an appalling emphasis on body image.
"It allows us to notice what beliefs drive our behavior," says Bielkus. "We make these beliefs at a very young age -- we
Size-18 fashion blogger Gabi Gregg started the "fatkini" gallery last year when she posted a photo of herself (looking fabulous
I've felt like the white rag on a tug-of-war rope. My body will never fit the spicy image of a Hispanic Amazon; it will never be naturally slim and naturally curvaceous. It will just be. It is my body. And I'm glad.
It's no secret that the pressure to be thin is insidious in Hollywood, particularly for young female singers and actresses
Many of us have been there: Again, your friend is making uncomfortable comments about how fat she feels, how much weight
The respondents answered questions relating to peer competition and feelings of inferiority when comparing themselves compared
It's refreshing to see some things that are so important that we all agree on them: loving our bodies, minds, and selves, and encouraging our sisters and daughters and cousins to love themselves.
I may be proud to be myself now, but for roughly two years, I hated myself. When I was 11, I decided I was fat.
Bad body image is an epidemic. But it is possible to recover; and if you are one of the millions of people who are plagued with the body image blues, here are some tips for you.
When I read who was coming to Harvard's public forum, "Health Is Beauty: Defining Ourselves," I knew I was going. The Harris Center's 15th annual forum offered a rare insider's view of an issue near and dear my professional heart -- body image and the media.
"Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?" It's been two centuries since the Brothers Grimm and, amazingly, that question and that magical mirror from Snow White are still around. Today, the magical mirror is called the internet.
HuffPost blogger and plus-size model Leona Palmer said that day could be far off: Plus-size models rarely walk in fashion