Body Positive

This Blogger Is Blurring The Line Between Plus And Straight Sizes

The Huffington Post Canada | Amanda Montgomery | Posted 09.23.2016 | Canada Style

"Fashion isn’t just about size," says Nadia Aboulhosn.

This Hashtag Proves We Can All Wear Whatever The Damn Hell We Want

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 07.27.2016 | Canada Style

Eff the so-called "rules."

Women Of All Body Types Show Us How To Rock Summer '16 Trends

The Huffington Post Canada | Amanda Montgomery | Posted 07.14.2016 | Canada Style

Proving style has no size.

Jennifer Aniston's Blog Only Addresses The Tip Of The Iceberg

Renae Regehr | Posted 07.13.2016 | Canada Living
Renae Regehr

While the focus on loosening the ironclad corset and giving breathing room for diverse bodies to be loved and appreciated is a big step in the right direction, something is still fundamentally missing in our well-intentioned conquest to develop a positive body image.

FFFWeek Showcases The Diversity Of The Body Positive Community

The Huffington Post Canada | Amanda Montgomery | Posted 07.07.2016 | Canada Style

This is the diversity we should be seeing at fashion weeks.

Ladies, Skip The 'Fat Talk' With A Dose Of Self-Compassion

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 06.01.2016 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

When women get together and have a "fat talk," their feelings of guilt and failure become ever more aggravated, and it gets even harder to overcome obstacles. Being compassionate with oneself and others means to realize that suffering, failure and imperfection are part of our shared human experience

What I Hate The Most About My Fat Body

Jodie Layne | Posted 04.29.2016 | Canada Living
Jodie Layne

I am learning to love myself, but sometimes it's not enough. All the love I can give myself can't cancel out the hate that people have for fat bodies. If we want to be real about changing the way that beauty is portrayed and what bodies are considered good, then everyone has to do the heavy lifting to normalize marginalized bodies together.

These Inspiring Women Rock Their Visible Belly Outlines With Pride

The Huffington Post Canada | Amanda Montgomery | Posted 04.19.2016 | Canada Style

"Embracing all of our bumps and curves is a beautiful thing."

B.C. Man's 'Dudeoir' Underwear Gag Leads To Modelling Job

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"This has actually improved my self esteem.''

Customizable Clothing Line Launches #FitForEveryBody Campaign

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 04.01.2016 | Canada Style

Because we ALL struggle when it comes to fitting.

Curvy Babes Show Us How To Rock Pastels For Spring

The Huffington Post Canada | Amanda Montgomery | Posted 03.24.2016 | Canada Style

Rock a pastel palette this spring no matter your shape or size!

Meet The Women Leading The Body Positivity Movement

The Huffington Post Canada | Amanda Montgomery | Posted 01.19.2016 | Canada Style

Sixteen women talk about the emotional effects of being plus size, their history with confidence issues, their thoughts on body positivity, as well as their incredible journeys to self-love and acceptance.

Style Rules Curvy Women Should Break

The Huffington Post Canada | Amanda Montgomery | Posted 01.07.2016 | Canada Style

Some rules are just meant to be broken.

How I Overcame My Fear Of Dancing In Fishnets

BrazenWoman | Posted 11.09.2015 | Canada Living

I do know that my weight is not an indicator of health, fitness -- or anything else other than how much I weigh. I know that I am not defined by my cellulite, expanding midriff, or any other body parts that don't wow me. And yet here I am, wishing that I wasn't mentally dragged down by my extra pounds.

Canadian Lingerie Company Encourages Women To Love Every Freckle, Curve And Scar

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 10.28.2015 | Canada Style

"I love these stretch marks because they're a reminder of giving birth to two beautiful, wonderful girls."

#ThisIsPlus Calls For Diversity In Plus-Size Advertising

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 10.02.2015 | Canada Style

"Let's show the industry that plus size is more than their hourglass tall and flat-bellied size 16s."

Teen With Rare Condition Challenges Beauty Standards

The Huffington Post Canada | Julianna McDermott | Posted 07.14.2015 | Canada Style

Such an inspiring and beautiful young woman!

Instagram Account Proves All Legs Are Beautiful

The Huffington Post Canada | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 06.03.2015 | Canada Style

With or without thigh gaps.

This UK Retailer Wants To Prove #StyleHasNoSize

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 05.20.2015 | Canada Style

Because body confidence is the best accessory.

One Woman's Quest To #EmpowerALLBodies

The Huffington Post Canada | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada Style

The campaign puts the spotlight on women of all shapes, sizes, ages, and colours, proving that all bodies are beautiful.

Meet the Body Positive Blogger Working to Dispel Weight Loss Myths

Alison Tedford | Posted 06.17.2015 | Canada Living
Alison Tedford

Michele Burmaster of Disrupt Your Diet is a body positive blogger, an entrepreneur and an international role model in the fitness industry. She strives to change the fitness industry, while Disrupt Your Diet spreads the scientific evidence based truth about weight loss and fitness.

How to Deweaponize Your Bathroom Scale

Alison Tedford | Posted 03.18.2015 | Canada Living
Alison Tedford

My scale was deweaponized, bedazzled and a thing of beauty, finally. I was using it for the wrong thing -- to reflect my worth as a person. I turned it into wall art so that it finally reflects me, but on the inside. Sparkly. Sassy. Fun. Pretty. Glittery. Girly. Expressive.

WATCH: Personal Trainer Thinks There Are Benefits To Being Fat

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.07.2014 | Canada Living

When personal trainer Kelly Coffey wrote a blog post entitled "What I Miss About Being 300 Pounds," she did so as a way to remind clients that no matt...

How My Tattoo Made Me More Body Positive

Elizabeth Hawksworth | Posted 08.28.2013 | Canada Living
Elizabeth Hawksworth

I was a cutter for about 10 years of my life. I wasn't ever going to get a tattoo. I didn't think they were for me. However, I realized sometime last year that I've already marked myself with permanency. And choices I made when I was at my lowest are not the permanent marks I want to carry with me the rest of my life.

Why I Kicked My Scale to the Curb

BeauCoo | Posted 05.04.2013 | Canada Living

My scale and I have always had a love-hate relationship. The day I kicked my scale to the curb was a day I felt a huge weight lifted from my shoulders. Here's the thing about scales. They are sneaky and full of trickery. They can't always be trusted. Here are five signs you need to reconsider your relationship with your scale.