Body Image

Tunes: "Beautiful"

Group 1 Crew's "Beautiful" is our tune of the week. I’ve been thinking bout the way I see, myself and I just can’t understand why I say...All those hurtful things about myself, my insecurities, they don’t seem to just go away.

How Does Social Media Affect Your Body Image?

Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter have become a huge part of most teens’ lives. But do they help or hurt our self-esteem and body image? We asked. You answered.  

"Hunger Games" Star Jennifer Lawrence Talks Body Image

Jennifer Lawrence graces this month's cover of Seventeen and she tells the magazine that she wants to be a positive body image role for girls.

5 Ways to Promote Real Beauty, Not Bullying!

By Gina Fata--What would it feel like if we gave ourselves permission to praise ourselves every day to promote positive body image?  Positive body image is something that comes from within. And recognizing our own inner beauty is crucial when dealing with a bully.

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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.