‘negative body image’

Dressing for Your Body Today: Guest Post

By Guest Blogger

Today’s guest post is by Sally McGraw of Already Pretty on why you need to dress for the body you have today, not yesterday or tomorrow. A girlfriend of mine has been unhappy with her body for… well, for as long as I’ve known her. She is one of the most naturally beautiful women I’ve ever known, and her generous, […] Read more »

Photo by H. Koppdelaney

Magical Thinking and Wishes

By Darla Breckenridge

During this holiday season, I hear many women wishing for weight loss or not having  negative feelings about their body image. This time of year the power of weight stigma becomes more soul crushing. Judgment based on size crumples the tender, budding esteem for which we are desperately searching. Deciding that we are not okay because of our size interrupts […] Read more »


Bodies Photoshopped

By Darla Breckenridge

Photoshopping has a huge negative effect on how women see their bodies.  Comparison is the invitation to negative self talk and media gives us the invitation for comparing ourselves thousands of times  a day. “Hany Farid, a professor of computer science and a digital forensics at Dartmouth with his student Eric Lee have designed software that is intended as a […] Read more »