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Body Image Media

The Judgment of Weight

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

Last week on a long airplane ride I was riveted to a Glamour article that exposed the results of a poll from more than 1,800 women revealing what they thought about women of various weights.

Lose Weight, Gain Body Confidence? Not Necessarily, Says Purdue Researcher Sarah Mustillo

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 07.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

What is it about our culture that makes it so darned hard for girls to have good body image? Why, in fact, does bad body image plague America's great, multi-generational sorority?

Perfect Yoga Body? Not a Chance

Alanna Kaivalya | Posted 03.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Alanna Kaivalya

Yoga challenges us to see what's right about our bodies rather than what is wrong. It asks us to be happy with what is rather than what needs to be changed.

Naked: Plus Models in Magazines

Leona Palmer | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Leona Palmer

So there is nudity in editorial stories, but it isn't the majority of editorial shoots that a "straight-size" model will do, especially in America. But in America, if they make an exception for plus, it seems they make an exception for nudity as well.

I'm Having A Fat Day

Annabel Tollman | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Annabel Tollman

There are legendary stories flying around about us stylists cutting labels out of dresses for our clients because they won't wear a dress that is bigger than a size 0.