5 Ways to Make Valentine’s Day Great

By Alison Znamierowski-Valentine’s Day can be a tough holiday, especially when you’re single, having a difficult time with friends, feeling disconnected from community or struggling with disordered eating.

Sunday Link Love: Yes, Guys Face Pressure to be “Beach Body Perfect”

By Diana Denza--Before you head out for the day, check out the top body-posi news of the week. Weekend time is precious, so let’s get right down to the good (and not-so-good) stuff.

6 Ways to Decolonize Body Positivity

By Palmer Hipp--I believe all humans have unique backgrounds, experiences and body types, and because of this, body positivity should be fluid. I define body positivity as the acceptance and representation of all body types.

5 Reasons to Let Go of Perfection

By Emily Benko--There’s a good chance that you crave perfection—after all, it’s universally esteemed. But who can ever attain the unattainable?

Monday Without Mirrors: A Celebration of Confidence

By Lauren Myers--Earlier this year, Blink Fitness launched their “Every Body Happy” campaign, spreading the message that everyone deserves to feel their best.


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