Positive Body Image

How #ProjectWomanKind Tackles Narrow Definitions Of Beauty

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 08.05.2015 | Canada Style

The new web series sees five curvy Australian models talking about hang-ups they have regarding their looks, and how they deal with them.

I Overcame My Body Loathing and Bought a Bikini

Brandee Foster | Posted 06.17.2015 | Canada Parents
Brandee Foster

Imagine a world where we didn't live our lives according to what the haters said? If we were comfortable to be free and confident in our own skin? I am not my tummy, or my stretch marks or any of my other flaws, rather, they are a part of me.

This Isn't Your Typical Transformation Photo -- It's Much Better

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 06.15.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"You are beautiful just the way you are. And I really want to inspire others to see that in themselves."

Why Amy Schumer Should Be on the Cover of a Fashion Magazine

Nicholas Nazar | Posted 06.12.2015 | Canada Living
Nicholas Nazar

Amy Schumer is dead right: "some of [women's magazines] make you feel bad just for being born with a pussy." Please help me understand. Why is that so? Will a woman against the idea of featuring Amy Schumer on the cover of a fashion magazine please stand and speak up?

How This Blogger's Hashtag Can Change The Clothing Industry

The Huffington Post Canada | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 06.04.2015 | Canada Style

#PlusSizePlease urges retailers to expand their sizes.

Let's Take Inspiration From How These Celebrities Reacted to Body Shaming

Caleigh Rykiss | Posted 05.07.2015 | Canada Living
Caleigh Rykiss

This is not going to be an article about the obscenely disgusting phenomenon known as body shaming and why it's so terrible. Instead, let's take a look at the inspiring reactions of most recent celebrity victims and how we can all learn to love ourselves a little more, thanks to them.

Should Kids See Their Parents In The Buff?

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 04.28.2015 | Canada Parents

Once you become a parent, you're rarely alone. Your kids are right there, no matter if you're changing your clothes, taking a shower or going to the b...

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.

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.

This Is The Exact Problem With Women's Body Image Issues

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 01.15.2015 | Canada Living

When told that men desire full-bodied, voluptuous figures, women felt better about their own weight, say researchers at Southern Methodist University ...

Why Talking About Your Body Is Actually Good For Kids To Hear

Elizabeth Hawksworth | Posted 10.18.2013 | Canada Living
Elizabeth Hawksworth

I want the kids in my life to feel comfortable with their bodies, positive and negative. To me, that doesn't mean never saying they don't like their thighs. In the end, fat or thin acceptance is simply body acceptance. The way you get to the point where you're comfortable with your body is what matters.

What Not to Say to Your Overweight Child

Marci Warhaft-Nadler | Posted 09.18.2013 | Canada Living
Marci Warhaft-Nadler

Dear parents of an overweight child, how many times have you said something a little unkind to your child about their weight because you felt it would benefit them in the future? Confused about what to say and not to say? Here are a few sentences that should be immediately and permanently deleted from your vocabulary.

My Perky Boobs

Trey Anthony | Posted 08.22.2011 | Canada
Trey Anthony

The truth is I don't like my body. As a self-proclaimed feminist I struggle with this. Miss trey anthony, writer of 'da Kink... the play that preaches self- acceptance and has womyn singing "I'm just loving me!" doesn't like her body?