Graciously re-posted courtesy of www.yourtango.com/experts/laura-cipullo, It’s a brand new year. Typically, we start January with ambitious new year’s resolutions that we may or may not have real success with. This year I ask you to step out of the traditional box and resolve to forgo the gimmicky “I will’s.” Instead, I urge you to join […]
July 10, 2014 by Amy Leigh Mercree
Filed under Activism, Anxiety, Body Image, Bullying, Depression, Empowerment, Fat Acceptance, Fat Talk, Featured, Finding Your Voice, HAES, Healthy Communication, Healthy Coping, Loving Your Body, Mental Health, Role Models, Self Esteem, Self-Acceptance, Self-Care, Self-Compassion, Sharing Feelings, Stress Management, Weight Stigma, Wellness, Wellness
I’ve wondered about this since I was in eighth grade. I stood in the lunchroom after school waiting for the bus by myself. None of my few friends were on a late bus so I was alone. Carla* sauntered up with Kerri*, who had the same birthday as me. I was wearing my brand new […]
We are Time for Three and this is our story. “this is our story — the story of so many kids who every day face challenges to who they are and who they want to be: their dreams, their ambitions, their identity. This video is for you guys. Be strong. Stick with it. We […]
I am a fat kid. Granted, I’m not a kid anymore, but I am fat, and that fat kid will always be with me. Growing up, I was fat and got made fun of. Top it off with bad hair, crooked teeth and a “weird” personality, I was a bully’s dream come true. And as […]
I think we all (especially women) spend way too much time criticizing ourselves. Personally, I spent 15 years not happy in my own skin.