How Much of Your Time is Wasted on Weight Worries?

"Think of the most time consuming relationship you’ve ever had. Imagine it was with the most demanding person you’d ever met. That was life with Ed," says Jenni Schaefer. (Ed=eating disorder)

4 Tips for Building a Healthy Relationship with Your Body

17-year-old Jen Rubino offers her advice on how to deal when food, weight, and body image struggles are getting in the way of your happiness.

What to Do When Self-Destructive Thoughts Creep In

You're working hard to get to healthy place. Then something sets you off--an argument with a friend, a photo in a magazine. What can you do to stop yourself from going into self-destructive mode?

Demi Lovato to Eating Disorder Sufferers: "Life is Beautiful. You Are Worthy of It."

Demi Lovato returned to the treatment center where she was a patient just one year ago, speaking to a group of young women still struggling to overcome their eating disorders.

Video: Revolutionizing Recovery

Rae Smith has a message for those who are suffering: Stop listening to the lies of your 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.