Body Positivity

5 Easy Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself

By Hilary Smith--We take ourselves for granted far too often. Our personal well-being and our needs tend to take a backseat to the needs of others.

Sunday Link Love: Are You On an Unintentional Diet?

By Diana Denza--Happy Sunday, folks! Before you head out to enjoy the day, check out the best body-posi news stories of the week.

Should Men Be Praised for Recognizing Double Standards?

By Palmer Hipp--Benjamin Cooper's Facebook post addressing the double standards in women's clothing sizes has reached over 1,200 likes and 300,000 shares since it was posted in May 2016. This comes as no surprise to women, who, for decades, have known the struggle of going into a store and not knowing what size to pick up.  

Sunday Link Love: How to Self-Care After a Tragedy + More!

By Diana Denza--Summer is in full swing, and with temps in the upper 90s here in New York, we can really, really feel it. Before you head out for the day (don’t forget the SPF!), check out the top stories of the week.

Enter to Win a Fun Summer Prize Pack!

By Anna Kilar--With summer in full swing and Proud2Bme’s Eff Your Bikini Standards Twitter chat happening this afternoon, there’s no better time to introduce Proud2Bme’s Instagram Slogan Contest.


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About Us

Proud2Bme is an online community created by and for teens. We cover everything from fashion and beauty to news, culture, and entertainment—all with the goal of promoting positive body image and encouraging healthy attitudes about food and weight.

This site was developed in partnership with Riverduinen and made possible by generous contributions from JPMorgan Chase, Globant, the University of Delaware, and The Hilda & Preston Davis Foundation.

Proud2Bme was first launched in the Netherlands by Riverduinen, a mental health organization that has licensed the concept to the National Eating Disorders Association. Unless otherwise noted, all original content on this site is copyright The National Eating Disorders Association. The Proud2Bme brand, logos, and trademarks are property of Rivierduinen.