Demi Lovato & Katie Couric Talk Honestly About Their Eating Disorders

Demi Lovato appeared on Katie Couric's new show Monday to share her story of hope and recovery. During the interview, Katie opened up about her own past struggles.

Good Enough for Me

By Taylor Kirkham--From an extremely young age, we are taught that our self-worth is based upon other’s perception of us.

Tunes: Caitlin Crosby

Singer Caitlin Crosby is on a mission to help us embrace our flaws. Watch her videos and find out about her new website dedicated to celebrating the idea that imperfect is the new perfect.

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.

Julie Zeilinger on Perfectionism, Body Hatred & Why Using Your Voice Matters

Julie Zeilinger is a Proud2Bme Advisory Board member and founder of the f bomb, a blog for teen feminists. Watch her speech from the Endangered Species body image summit, where she shared her thoughts on the intense pressures facing young women today and why we need to take body image struggles seriously.


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