Self Image

Who Wants to Be Called an "Inner Beauty"?

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

When the singer and actress Beyonce was named the "World's Most Beautiful Woman" by People Magazine in 2012, she responded that it was in fact "inner beauty" she valued the most. To the rest of us mere mortals, being beautiful only on the inside doesn't sound especially appealing.

I'm Fat and Proud No Matter What Chip Wilson Says

Elizabeth Hawksworth | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Elizabeth Hawksworth

Lululemon founder, Chip Wilson, recently said that the problem with his company's yoga pants is really a problem with some women's bodies. It appears they believe that plus-sized women don't engage in yoga, and what's more, they shouldn't deserve to. Why? Because their bodies don't work with Lululemon's vision of what someone engaging in yoga should look like.

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.

'Mommy, I'm Not As Pretty As Madison': What Do You Do?

The Huffington Post Canada | Shelley White | Posted 11.27.2011 | Canada Living

Kids enter the world oblivious to our harsh standards of beauty. When baby girls take their first steps, they know nothing about supermodels, airbrush...

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?