Body Image.

'I'm Too Attractive' Is No Excuse For Being Unlucky In Love

Makeda Waterman | Posted 05.12.2017 | Canada Living
Makeda Waterman

Do you believe that attractive women can't find love? I recently read an MSN article titled "This woman says she's 'too good looking' to get a boyfriend." It was about a millennial woman that believes her appearance is the reason that is stopping her from a man taking her seriously.

Physical Activity And The Overall Improvement Of Girls' Health

G(irls)20 | Posted 05.05.2017 | Canada Impact

Many in Canada overlook the importance of having a well-developed physical education programs in our public schools. There is often the assumption that "gym class" isn't a priority and should be limited to provide more class time for linguistics and mathematics. Although these subjects are extremely important, physical education is just as critical and should not be overlooked.

Ariel Winter Refuses To Let Others Dictate How She Dresses

HuffPost Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 05.05.2017 | Canada Style

Sing it, girl!

Ashley Graham Declares Cellulite 'Doesn't Define My Worth'

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Greaves | Posted 05.04.2017 | Canada Style

It's a non-issue.

My Favourite Things: The Spring Edition

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 04.27.2017 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

I am currently renewing my fascial stretching certification from the Stretch To Win Institute. (Fascia is sheets of connective webbing that encases and connects the entire body; it unites bones and muscles.) I do partner fascial stretching with clients, but attending the course reminded me how wonderful the motions feel in my own body. I am now re-motivated to prioritize fascial stretching after every run.

Calling Ariel Winter A Slut Won't Make Her Stop Showing Her Body

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Greaves | Posted 04.26.2017 | Canada Style

The 19-year-old is clearly wise beyond her years.

How Social Media Can Lead To Self-Hate In Kids

Marci Warhaft-Nadler | Posted 04.18.2017 | Canada Parents
Marci Warhaft-Nadler

We care more about "likes" on social media posts, than actually being liked as people. Getting positive feedback on an online post is like getting a standing ovation from friends and strangers all over the world. How can something so meaningless seem so important and why is it hurting our kids?

Men Are Not Immune To Body Image Struggles

Dr. Allana Polo | Posted 04.10.2017 | Canada Living
Dr. Allana Polo

Men have been suffering in silence under the heavy weight of body expectations; drastically taking measures to fit their own body into the ideals they see on the cover of men's fitness magazines. Think this is outlandish? Men don't have body image issues, do they?

Pink Tells New Moms To Stay Off the Scale

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 04.03.2017 | Canada Parents

Who cares what the scale says, she's one hot mama.

How Healthy Is Your Body Image As You Age?

Lifetime Daily | Posted 03.31.2017 | Canada Living
Lifetime Daily

Body image issues are often thought of as a problem for younger people, and for women and girls in particular. Unfortunately, this isn't always the case. Age-related shame and our culture's obsession with looking young has become so fanatical that many people are taking radical measures to maintain a youthful appearance.

These Canadian Women Are Shedding A New Light On Body Positivity

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 03.27.2017 | Canada Style

You go, girl!

Women In Their Bras And Jeans Take Over Toronto For An Amazing Reason

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 03.21.2017 | Canada Style

"Let them stare. Let them see what we can do."

Why Body Acceptance Is The Secret To Healthy Eating

Lisa Rutledge, Dt.P | Posted 03.15.2017 | Canada
Lisa Rutledge, Dt.P

Does it ever feel like traditional nutrition advice is a little old school? That the recommendation of drink more water, eat more vegetables and cut d...

Watch These Little Girls Give Words Of Encouragement To Their Moms

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 03.15.2017 | Canada Parents

"You're beautiful, even if you don't think you're beautiful."

This Toronto Photographer Is Celebrating Women's Sexuality (NSFW)

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 03.14.2017 | Canada Living

The Sex Goddess Project features women of all different shapes and sizes, ages and colours.

5 Reasons Why Miss Universe Canada Is Our Body Image Hero

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 03.13.2017 | Canada Style

Siera Bearchell wants you to know that being comfortable in your body is beautiful.

10 Reasons Why Your Body Is Beautiful

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 03.03.2017 | Canada Living

It's time to treat your body with respect.

5 Body Image Heroes Girls Can Look Up To

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 03.01.2017 | Canada Parents

From Alessia Cara to Amandla Stenberg.

Here's How You Can Stop Body Shaming

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 02.24.2017 | Canada Living

It's harmful, unkind, and we need to shut it down.

Are You Seriously Mocking Asian Eyes, Gigi Hadid?

Isabelle Khoo | Posted 02.07.2017 | Canada Living
Isabelle Khoo

In the now-deleted clip, Gigi is seen squinting her eyes as she holds a Buddha-shaped cookie up to her face. While this type of joke is often seen as innocent, this little stunt is actually mocking the physical features of an entire race - and it's not OK. It's racist and it's ignorant.

5 Ways To Promote A Healthy Body Image For Boys

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 02.07.2017 | Canada Parents

Share stories of men who are famous for their achievements, not their muscles.

The Men And Women Who Taught Us To Love Ourselves In 2016

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 12.20.2016 | Canada Style

It was the year we learned to celebrating all the things we love about our body.

Choose Joy By Choosing To Exercise

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 12.16.2016 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

I stay on my fitness horse by reminding myself that movement is a privilege and that the future Me will ALWAYS be happier if I move. The understanding that exercise positively affects my mood has informed my entire fitness philosophy. In fact, improving my mood is typically the primary reason I train.

What Parents Need To Know About Kids And Body Image

Dax Hamman | Posted 12.05.2016 | Canada Parents
Dax Hamman

Instead of enjoying the carefree innocence of childhood, many kids these days are fixated on how they look, comparing themselves to celebrities, models, and other unrealistic ideals. As parents, it's our responsibility to help our kids navigate the tricky landscape of body image with their self esteem and perspective intact.

Shame, Diets And My Eating Disorder

Marta Michalek | Posted 11.16.2016 | Canada Living
Marta Michalek

This yo-yo or extreme dieting may be seen as harmless or even vain but we must recognize it stems from a very dangerous place. Negative body image is the negative self-perception of your body. It is often accompanied by shame; the unworthiness we feel due to our flaws. This combination of negative body image and shame is what leads us to take desperate measures with our bodies.