Body Image

Michelle Obama Tells Her Daughters To Focus on Health, Not Weight

When the First Lady was asked what she tells Sasha and Malia about weight and body image, she said her message is that "eating healthy isn't about how you look; it's about how you feel."

Join Us for the 2012 Proud2Bme Summit!

What’s missing in the media? YOU! Join us at the Proud2Bme Summit next Saturday, October 13th and help start a media revolution! Tune out body hate. Turn up the confidence!

"Thinspiration" Stopped Inspiring Me: How I Gave Up My Habit

By Mary Grace Baldo--I used to have this habit of collecting ads and photos from magazines and the internet. I would stow the ripped pages away in piles around my room and tape some on the wall.

Why Body Image Activism Matters in a Big Way

More than 85,000 people signed Julia Bluhm's petition asking Seventeen to include an un-retouched photo spread each month. And she’s not the only activist stepping up. It’s time for a revolution. Here’s why.

Coping With "Fat Days" and Finding Happier Ones: I'm Trying Self-Acceptance on for Size

By Emma H.--Body image is a difficulty for almost every teenage girl in the world, especially those who are struggling with and recovering from an eating disorder.


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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.