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Sunday Link Love: Selfridges’ Body-Posi Underwear Campaign, Helpful Self-Care Tips + More!

By Diana Denza--The bad news: tomorrow’s Monday. The good news: I’ve found some pretty awesome stories to share! Take a look at the best news of the week below.  

Trigger warning: Links to outside articles may contain references to size, weight or triggering images.
 

“Good stress” is still stress. Here’s why it’s so important to practice self-care.

Repeat after us: All women are real women.

UK department store Selfridges just dropped a fierce, body-positive underwear ad. According to Teen Vogue, the film “celebrates womanhood and the female form in all its beautiful manifestations, while also touching on topics such as the male gaze, the sexualization of transgender women’s bodies, and body shaming.” You can watch the video here.

Rory, Lorelai – we need to talk about body shaming. While most of us are Gilmore Girls fans, the show had its problematic moments. Here’s a list calling them out, because things won’t get better unless we talk about ‘em.

End the weekend on a body-positive note with these 15 famous quotes from history. In the words of Eduardo Galeano:

"The Church says: The body is a sin.
Science says: The body is a machine.
Advertising says: The body is a business.
The body says: I am a fiesta."

About the blogger: Diana Denza is NEDA’s youth outreach coordinator.

Header photo courtesy of Selfridges

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