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.

Raise Your Wings: What Horses Taught Me About Recovery

By Treena Hall--Imagine a world full of darkness. Imagine a world full of pain. Imagine a struggle so powerful that it takes over one's life. This world is a life bound by the chains of an eating disorder.

Stress Less This Holiday Season

By Chinh Tran--The holiday season can easily become a stressful time for anyone, with all the dinner parties, shopping, family reunions, and New Year’s resolutions.

Lauren's Story: "Recovery takes a lot of courage"

By Jen Rubino--At only 21, my friend Lauren has been through more than most people twice her age. She has shown so much courage and her story is so inspiring.

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.