Body Image

Books: Operation Beautiful

By Catherine Weingarten--Operation Beautiful: One Note at a Time consists of part real-life stories, part empowerment and part advice for a healthy mind and body. 

Love Means Everything When You Truly Love Yourself

By Ashley Michelle Williams--Valentine’s Day is right around the corner.

Breathe In, Breathe Out

By Shirley Wang--Whether you celebrate Christmas or Hanukkah, Kwanza or Diwali, this time of year is chock-full of get-togethers, decorations, gift-giving--and lots of food.

Dear Special K Cereal...

Dear Special K Cereal,
I am writing to you in regards to your advertisement, “What Will You Gain When You Lose? Confidence. Passion. Joy.”

Stella Boonshoft Disarms Bullies with Body Acceptance

"After years of struggling with my body image, there was no way to justify the bullying & torment I endured." So 18-year-old Stella decided to stand proud--and share that image with the world.


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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.