The Proud2Bme 2013 Holiday Gift Guide

Shopping for gifts that promote self-expression, recovery and body acceptance? We've got a few ideas!

Bon Appetit, Mademoiselle: Ditching the Dieting Daze for a Summer of Inner Love

By Brie Mathers--I am sitting, legs crossed on the sidewalk of an outdoor café in Old Montreal, the dew covering my skin from yoga class lifting into the summer night as the sun's final salutations bow low against the ancient architecture of the Vieux-Port.

VIDEO: This One Is For You...

A powerful video about the glory of recovery. "This moment is for you, for you to hear me when I say that the only thing that was ever ugly about me was YOU." Watch it. Now.

"Out of Sight" Explores Hidden Eating Disorders

Most eating disorders don't look anything like the images we see in stereotypical, sensational media coverage. A new documentary from our sister site in the Netherlands uncovers the truth in the invisible.

Proud2Bme Holiday Gift Guide 2012

Need a few ideas for gifts that will score you some cool points while also promoting body confidence? Check out our gift guide!


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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.

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