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From Thinspo to Fitspiration: How Social Media Could Be Affecting Your Body Image

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Girl refusing to eat

Photo Credit From controversially thin models to the photo retouching used frequently in print ads, the fashion industry is not exactly known for promoting a positive body image for women. In turn, this has led to many efforts, like the Seventeen Body Peace Treaty, to combat these negative messages. This advocacy for body acceptance among women […]

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How to Feel Confident & Look Great in a Swimsuit

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How to Feel Confident and Look Great in a Bathing Suit

Photo Credit Body image is a hot issue that people from all ethnic groups, cultures, economic backgrounds, ages, shapes, and sizes often struggle with. As evolved as our culture has become on embracing all body types, it’s still easy to feel self-conscious — especially during swimsuit season. The first thing to know about body image […]

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Dressing for Your Body, Which Happens to Be Awesome: Skinny Edition

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Twiggy

Photo Credit Last time on Dressing for Your Body, Which Happens to Be Awesome, we talked about hourglass figures. Today, we’re talking about the girls with no curves whatsoever, which can also be awesome. I have to say, there’s a lot of anti-skinny rhetoric out there, running around pretending to be “body positive.” The other day, […]

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