• Style
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    This 1 woman inspired hundreds to wear clothing they have ‘no business wearing’

    A blogger who shared a photo of herself in an LBD she has “no business wearing” has unintentionally emboldened other women to reject beauty standards in the name of body positivity. Katey Johnson is a mother of two on Long Island, N.Y., who blogs at The Mother Octopus when she’s not running a photo-frame business from home. Her […]

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    Fitness trainer tells body shamer: My cellulite is ‘none of your damn business’

    A body-image coach who was slammed for having cellulite is addressing her critic’s “ignorant” comments. On Monday, Jessi Kneeland, a fitness trainer and motivational speaker in upstate New York, posted an impromptu photo of herself stretching at the gym. “Oh hey there, have you met my fancy fat? It’s these pretty dimples along the back of […]

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    Blogger’s Empowering Side-by-Side Photos Show Instagram vs. Reality

    First, blogger Sara Puhto took to Instagram to share a photo of her unshaved armpit hair in a bid to highlight the unrealistic beauty standards that women face every day. Now the body-positive advocate is trying to show the world that you shouldn’t believe everything you see on social media. Taking to Instagram once again, […]

  • Health
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    Why You Shouldn’t Give Too Much Weight to the Number on Your Bathroom Scale

    Gayle King is not happy with her bathroom scale. The co-host of CBS This Morning posted two Instagram snaps of herself standing on the scale showing a 2-pound difference in weight. “It’s a dark day — screamed out loud when I saw weight this am…what the hell happened??” she wrote, calling her weight gain “very […]

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    What This Cuddly Cat Can Teach Us About Body Acceptance

    A curvy model is using a cuddly cat to spread self-acceptance. Khrystyana, a self-described “body-positive model and poet” from San Francisco, regularly posts inspiring messages promoting health and self-acceptance on herInstagram account, which has 55,000 followers. Echoing past sentiments such as “Healthy is not the new skinny” and “Have a strong day,” the size-10 model […]

  • Beauty
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    Why This Social Media Star Stopped Posting Bikini Pics

    Social media star and certified personal trainer Sophie Gray keeps it real. So when the 22-year-old Edmonton, Canada, native stumbled across a reshared Instagramphoto of herself wearing a sports bra and showing off her toned abs with the caption, “Nothing tastes as good as being fit feels,” she decided to speak up. “Actually from experience […]

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    Kate Moss’s Model Sister Stresses the Importance of a Healthy Body

    Lottie Moss is known for being active on social media, where she posts photos with her boyfriend, on vacations, and many times even at work. The 19-year-old model is also getting a reputation for promoting positivity. The younger sister of Kate Moss, uses the power of her growing platform to embrace and encourage body positivity, which […]

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    How ‘Thin Privilege’ May Rule Your Social Media Feed

    A tweet about “thin privilege” — specifically as it relates to svelte women getting social mediapraise for posting pictures of how they indulge in highly caloric food — has been going viral. Incase you wondered what fat phobia and thin privilege looks like. ????????♀️????pic.twitter.com/obmr6RbVoI — Gracie ???? (@GraceFVictory) June 15, 2017 The June 15 post, […]