Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Why Actress and Model Katy Johnson Believes in Talking It Out

September 9, 2014 by  
Filed under Body Image, Featured, Role Models, Theatre

Please tell us about yourself and what you do? I am a 26 year old originally from Boone, Iowa, I’m currently living in France with my husband, I’m working on my personal training and nutrition degree and I’m modeling here and there however work has been put on hold whilst being here but I will […]

Use Inspirational Quotes as Recovery Tools

“Don’t let anyone steal your dream. It’s your dream, not theirs.” – Dan Zadra Sometimes you feel lost or stuck in your recovery work. Your eating disorder spreads a heavy mist over your feelings, your thoughts and your daily activities.  Your usual “go to” places and people that bring you support seem unavailable or unappealing. […]

Improving Body Dissatisfaction

Our view of our bodies is not fixed as you might think. The way people think about their overweight bodies may be due to the size and weight of people around them. Or so says a new-1.3 million person study from the University of California-Boulder. According to a Journal of Health and Social Behavior study […]

Interview: “In Parallel” With Actress and Filmmaker Sarah Lynn Dawson

Please tell us about yourself and what you do? I’m a British actress and filmmaker living in Los Angeles. Can you tell us a bit about any upcoming projects or events that you are working on? I have just finished writing a feature called ‘In Parallel’ which looks at two different Universes. This is based […]

Beyonce, Thank You for Making Feminism Cool Again

If you saw the 2014 VMAs, you know exactly what I’m talking about. Beyonce closed the show and brought the house down with an incredible performance. It was everything from avant garde, to provocative, to unabashedly sexy, to touching. Besides her obvious, and stunning talent and beauty the underlying message was loud and clear, “I […]

The Imperfectly Perfect Tina Huang Interview

August 18, 2014 by  
Filed under Body Image

Please tell us about yourself and what you do? I’m Tina, an LA actress and writer by way of New York City. I’m a first generation Taiwanese American. I love long walks on the beach with my cat…Just kidding, but I do play Susie Chang on TNT’s Rizzoli & Isles. Can you tell us a […]

Miss Kentucky Teen USA 2014 “I’m a Model and I’m Not Popular”

We met up with Megan Ducharm, Miss Kentucky Teen, for a #RealDeal interview. It pisses me off that I have to be famous or naked to get noticed. Famous is unrealistic and naked won’t happen unless someone bribes me with an ever-regenerating Michelin Man made of sprinkled donuts. And no one would even want to see […]

Why Weighing Yourself Makes You Crazy

It’s crazy when we’re attached to a particular weight and achieving or not achieving it colors our mood. I know there are people who weigh themselves and who don’t think much about the number on the scale, but for those of you who’ve spent much of your life dieting and obsessing about weight, it’s a […]

The Body Image Revolution

Something revolutionary happened this week. A woman posted a photograph of herself in her underwear on the Internet. Although there are thousands of pictures of women in their underwear on-line (and in magazines, catalogs, television, billboards, etc…), this picture was different. It was different because this woman is fat. Stella Boonshoft is an 18 year-old […]

Our Awesome Interview with Professional Biker Todd Wells

July 23, 2014 by  
Filed under Featured, Guys, Role Models

Please tell us about yourself and what you do? My name is Todd Wells and I am a professional Mountain Bike Racer. I was born in Kingston NY and moved to Durango, CO after High School to attend Fort Lewis College and race Mountain Bikes. I quit college after two years and focused solely on […]

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