Confidence is a Journey, Not a Destination: An Interview with Jess Weiner

By Chelsea Kronengold--Considered this generation’s “go-to authority” on women, girls and confidence, confidence expert Jess Weiner serves as Dove’s Global Self-Esteem Ambassador and the CEO of Talk to Jess, a consulting and strategy firm.

Celebrating the Skin You’re In: An Interview with Activist Stacy Bias

By Angela Hui and Kira Rakova--The morning after Nicole Arbour’s despised “Dear Fat People” video launched on YouTube, Stacy Bias had an idea.

Sea Change: Voices from the 2015 NEDA Conference

Starting today, individuals in recovery and their loved ones, professionals, researchers, and educators from around the country have converged in San Diego for the 2015 NEDA Conference, a transformative weekend of action and awareness.

Trans Stories Have Power: An Interview with Sam Dylan Finch

By Kira Rakova--As someone who engages in community-based radical mental health work, I believe in the power of narratives in the fight against mentalism.

Fighting Fat Stigma: An Interview with Activist Rachelle Abellar

By Claire Trainor--Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing body positivity activist Rachelle Abellar, founder of Pacific Northwest Fattitude and the creator of a self-care 'zine.


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