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Feel Good Friday: Change the World!

There's nothing like a little Sesame Street girl power to kick off the weekend. Can you make this world a better world? Heck yeah, you can! Now get to it.

Operation Beautiful Sticks it to "Fat Talk"

This article originally appeared in Teen Voices.

“Don’t stress. You already look beautiful!” That’s a pretty nice comment to hear from a stranger, right? In June 2009, Caitlin Boyle grew tired of hearing girls and women talking negatively about their looks and decided to fight all the “Fat Talk.”

Breaking Down the Ads Around Us

We see nearly 600 ads every day. But do we actually think about what we are seeing?

Kelly Clarkson: Self-Esteem With Staying Power

Plenty of stars pay lip service to the "love your body" message, but the celebrity who manages to tune out the Hollywood body police year after year with no signs of a diet contract or

Fashion Poses = Comedy?

How often do you clasp your beaded handbag to your forehead? When's the last time you stretched out on the ground next to a bed of flowers?

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