Body Image

A Body Confidence Awakening: How I Learned to Stop Hiding Behind My Towel

By Holly A.--I’ve been heavier than almost all my friends and all the girls in my class since I was five years old.

What Words Would You Use To Describe Your Body?

Poppy Patrizza asked an interesting question on Twitter this morning: "What would it be like to describe your body without using negative words?" Need a shot of body confidence? Read the responses!

What Olympian Shawn Johnson Learned from Being Bodysnarked

How many teens win Olympic gold medals? Shawn Johnson did. But her impressive accomplishments didn't stop the tabloids from picking on her weight. Bodysnarking taught Shawn an important lesson...

Mother's Day Roundup: Hey, Moms. You Matter.

We're paying tribute to the moms who build us up and getting real about how mothers can influence our body confidence and self-esteem.

The Dangers of Sizing Each Other Up

It happens all the time. We make judgments about other people based on how they look. A study reveals just how common weight stereotyping is. Will you step up and put a stop to it?

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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.