Body Image

Male Body Image Disorders
By focusing all of our attention on the media, we may fail to understand the nuance and complexity of these very serious disorders. Brian Cuban, who has recovered from a 27-year battle with eating and body dysmorphic disorders, explains why.
How Real Women Overcame Eating Disorders
In honor of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, we asked real women to share the most powerful lessons they've learned since recovering from anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder.
Photoshop retouch
When it comes to appearance, maybe imperfect is perfect after all. Watch this video break it down before your eyes.
Dove Selfie
Dove’s latest ad, a short video entitled “Selfie,” has been making waves all over the Internet. But is its message actually a positive one?
Bikini Bridge Image - River
Women determined to change the conversation around body image tell us what they wish someone had told them a long time ago.
100 Days
Need some inspiration today at the gym? This timelapse video of one woman’s 100-day journey will get your engine going (and might just bring you to tears).

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GUEST POST: Ironman triathlete Jennifer Ward Barber talks about her struggle with body image and how becoming an athlete helped her look beyond the scale.
Woman on scale
New medical guidelines encourage doctors to talk to patients about their weight to promote health and wellness. How can doctors have crucial conversations about this sensitive subject without offending patients?
The clothing brand is stirring up controversy with images of plus-size model Jennie Runk. But what's the big deal? Weigh in here.
Bizzie Gold
The creator of this tribal-dance-based yoga practice calls it the “female evolution of yoga.” We tried a class to see just how empowering a workout can get.
OP-ED: Abercrombie’s CEO says he won’t sell XL or XXL women’s clothing. But if young people start out with a positive body image, it won’t matter what the store sells.
Jennifer Lawrence
Can the girl on fire inspire the end of humiliating people based on their weight?

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