Good body image doesn’t just benefit you; it helps with making friends, too. A recent study showed that women found other women who had nice things to say about their bodies more “likeable” than those who engaged in “fat talk.” Plus, it seems that body acceptance is contagious — research shows that spending time with friends who have positive body image boosts body confidence for everyone.

Strong Body, Strong Mind

How one athlete put her performance first and found a healthy self-image.

Beach Bod:

H&M featured a plus-size model in their new swimsuit ads — and a media storm followed. Savvy, super, or silly? Take the poll here.