Body Image

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?

5 Ways to Break Free of the Comparison Game

By Ashley Michelle Williams--It’s getting closer to summertime & many of us may not feel comfortable stepping out in our bathing suits. Are you evaluating your body based on others around you?

Hey, Teen Me! I’m Grateful for You. Teen Week 2012

By Melanie Klein

Dear Sweet 16,
It’s me, the 39-year-old you with a little advice, lots of love, and tons of gratitude.


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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.