By Katrin Alyss--At the urging of both my therapist and my husband, I recently dropped a nutrition class. The main reason it was challenging for me was constantly hearing about the number of calories in the foods I was eating.
By Carla Roman--In a bold move, London has decided to ban body-shaming ads from public transit. The ban comes straight from London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who believes that after a long work day or busy night, commuters shouldn’t have another added stressor.
By Stephanie Virbitsky--I can still remember exactly where I was on January 18th, 2014. My roommate had gone to hang out with some friends down the hall and I was sitting in the dark, alone, on that cold winter night in my dorm room in Hill College House.
By Ariel Beccia--Ever since I could read, I have adored magazines. On a recent trip back home, I indulged in some much needed “me time” after a busy semester, and revisited all my old favorites (because yes, I have kept every magazine I have ever purchased).
By Kaitlin Irwin--Kellie Patrick is a 20-year-old student at the University of Kentucky who had the honor of meeting body-positive model Iskra Lawrence. In fact, Kellie is a role model herself, having overcome struggles with body image and the way she thought about and viewed her body.
By Amanda Jones--I don’t know that I can tell you exactly when “recovery” finally happened. I can only see where different pieces of the puzzle came together, linking with other experiences, and building on areas I’d already made progress in.
By Diana Denza--Anna Weddell is a college freshman who’s using code to create change. A Girls Who Code alumnae, Anna is working on an awareness-raising game that simulates what it’s like to struggle with an eating disorder.