Home / Tag Archives: body image

Tag Archives: body image

I Hate My Body Shape

I Hate My Body Shape

Typing the words, ‘I hate my body shape,’ into Google garners over 31,000,000 results. That’s more than 31,000,000 results perpetuating negativity toward our bodies. Where are all the creators of these results coming from? With so many unique body shapes, it’s a wonder how so many people all reached the ...

Read More »

The Body Positive Movement – The Big Picture

The Body Positive Movement

I remember almost exactly when I was introduced to the body positive movement. I had come across an image that was going viral, before I even know what ‘going viral’ meant. It was from the September, 2009 issue of Glamour magazine. Then-20-year-old model, Lizzie Miller was published on the 194th page ...

Read More »

Sara Geurts’ Battle with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Sara Geurts' Battle with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Sara Geurts is a 25-year-old Minnesota woman living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS.) According to Genetics Home Reference, “Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is a group of disorders that affect the connective tissues that support the skin, bones, blood vessels, and many other organs and tissues…Many people with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome have soft, velvety skin ...

Read More »

Worried About Your Body Image?

Worried about body image?

What would life have looked like if you had never worried about your body shape or size? How much happier would you be if you didn’t spend time thinking about that? How much more could you have achieved if you weren’t focused on it; if you weren’t held back by ...

Read More »

A Social Worker and Her Road to Recovery

A Social Worker and Her Road to Recovery

My name is Mary Kate and this is my story of struggle and recovery. I am a social worker in New Orleans, Louisiana. I’m originally from Miami , Florida, but moved to New Orleans when I graduated college. As a social worker, I work with adolescents and young adults struggling ...

Read More »