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10 Things Skinny People Don't Worry About

Kellie Daab | Posted 07.13.2016 | Women
Kellie Daab

I am forever wondering what's happening in the minds of the people around me. I also admit I am so guilty of the jealousy that comes from not being the skinny one in the room. It's not that I want to be YOU... it's just there's so many things I think you don't have to worry about.

7 Reasons I Am Sick, Tired and Disgusted With All The Fat and Skinny Body Talk

Sky Mandala Marcano | Posted 04.15.2016 | Women
Sky Mandala Marcano

On social media I watch and read people talking about appearances every single bloody day and its simply boring. Why are we so concerned and body obsessed? It's sad we continue to talk about fat, skinny, round, triangle shaped people, okay maybe not triangle. But seriously when will the madness end? We as women see it all over the internet every f*cking day. I am seriously concerned for our entire society.

A Message To Women With "No Curves"

Outspeak | Posted 02.11.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Not only are teen girls "supposed to" be thin and flawless, but the pressure to have curves like Beyonce and Kim Kardashian is unattainable. That's where vloggers like Cara Nicole come in.

Can You Force Someone to Be Healthier?

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 01.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

Bottom line: Nobody likes to be told what to do. There is no "one size fits all" especially when it comes to health and stress management. Discover what works for you and build more of it into your day.

The Daddy Diaries Chapter 31: Losing the Dadbod

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 12.02.2015 | Parents
Dimitri Ehrlich

What's that? You don't know what a Dadbod is? Don't feel bad. I'd never heard of the Dadbod either, until I woke up the other day and realized I couldn't see my toes.

8 Easy Tricks to Make Yourself Look Slimmer In Photos

PureWow | Posted 11.04.2015 | Style

You're enjoying a fun night out with friends when the inevitable happens: a group photo that turns into a group Facebook post that turns into you mani...

Size Is Just a Number: What Society Doesn't Understand About Skinny Shaming

Unwritten | Posted 08.26.2016 | Women

In an ideal world, all body figures will be equally cherished. But in order to do that, we must first acknowledge the imbalance in what it means to have a "beautiful" figure. Telling curvy people that they are beautiful does not threaten the beauty of skinny people.

Topshop Stops Ordering 'Ridiculously Shaped' Mannequins After Complaints

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.31.2015 | Style

Topshop has responded to one woman's concerns by promising to cease orders of a certain mannequin for store displays. Laura Kate Berry, a UK-based Top...

Stop Calling Me Skinny

Stephen Mariani | Posted 07.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Stephen Mariani

"Stop calling me skinny." You don't hear that too often, right? Yeah, I thought so. I said this to my girlfriend the other day -- and she was quite s...

5 Items That Look Insanely Good On Pretty Much Anyone

PureWow | Posted 06.11.2016 | Style

We typically stand by the idea that every woman should dress according to her body type (trends aside). Still, there are some items that look insanely good on pretty much anyone. Here, the top five pieces you already own that will make you look as svelte as hell.

This One's for the Girls (and the Guys Too, I Don't Discriminate)

Patti Murin | Posted 05.08.2016 | Women
Patti Murin

Next time you realize that you're comparing yourself to another woman, smile at her instead. Acknowledge her beauty and her health. And then, compliment yourself on being a badass in so many ways, and continue on your confident way as if the sidewalk is a catwalk.

Why I'm Not Furious About Mannequins With Visible Ribs

Z Zoccolante | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Z Zoccolante

Everyone has a natural body type. Yet the paradox of society is inescapable: Don't be too skinny, but don't be too large either. Talking with my friend that day reminded me that people's eyes are on you either way, although you've done nothing to deserve their admiration or distaste.

Crockpot, Skinny Tomato Beef Macaroni Stew

Nancy Fox | Posted 03.08.2015 | Taste
Nancy Fox

This is a super meal in itself! So rich and satisfying.

Train Your Mind, Challenge the Propaganda

Gabi Holzwarth | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Gabi Holzwarth

Today, these memories act as preventative medicine for my mind as I am constantly bombarded with superficial images of anorexic models portrayed as sex symbols. When I see the skin and bones of models, I no longer feel the envy, because I actively focus on remembering the pain I felt to achieve this.

Slimming Sunlight?

Kellyann Petrucci | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Kellyann Petrucci

Our bodies evolved to love the sunshine, not to hide from it. So it's only natural that we need a little dose of this natural medicine every day.

Skinny Steak Stew in the Crockpot

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 12.14.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

The savory flavor from the shoulder roast blends perfectly with the teriyaki taste of the potatoes and vegetables.

How I Ditched My Inner Skinny B*tch

Lisa Lewtan | Posted 11.25.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Lewtan

I named my inner skinny bitch Frankie. Frankie used to obsess 24/7 about how to make me eat less. As a hungry girl with an extraordinarily healthy appetite, this was a big problem for me.

4 All-Natural Supermodel Beauty Tips to Avoid

Michelle Konstantinovsky | Posted 11.17.2014 | Women
Michelle Konstantinovsky

The problem I have is not necessarily with this lovely lady author, but with the seemingly never-ending cycle we're caught in whenever these damaging, destructive, inaccurate, ridiculous "healthy-living" tips are circulated.

Let's Put Some Muscle on Those Skinny Health Care Networks

LeeAnn Hall | Posted 10.19.2014 | Healthy Living
LeeAnn Hall

The ACA is doing a tremendous amount of good, getting insurance to millions of people who otherwise would be uninsured, and lowering costs for many more -- but the use of these skinny networks threatens to undermine all the progress we've made if it's left unchecked. Here are some of the biggest problems that skinny networks can cause -- problems that are already affecting many patients.

What Size Are You, Really?

Danielle James | Posted 09.25.2014 | Style
Danielle James

Making a woman feel insecure regarding how much cloth it takes to cover her body further perpetuates the misogynistic idea that a woman's body is her greatest asset. J.Crew's introduction of a size 000 is a business move, not a personal one.

Bethenny Frankel, You Are Not Being Funny

Paulina Pinsky | Posted 09.16.2014 | Women
Paulina Pinsky

When your professional title is "Skinny Girl," of course wearing your 4-year-old's pajama set is going to spark controversy. Bethenny Frankel's fortune gets bigger as she "helps" women get physically smaller.

We Need to Set Lower Standards for Positive Body Image

Beth Leipholtz | Posted 09.01.2014 | Women
Beth Leipholtz

We need to set an example for young girls, not drive home the idea that all women should look like Barbie. We need to adjust their image of beauty, their image of self. To make them understand that the media does not define beauty. They need to hear these things from real women.

This Spoken Word Poem Exposes A Dark Truth About Body Image

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Women

Even those of us that love -- or at least accept -- our bodies tend to wish we were a little skinnier or toned or smooth or flat. YouTube user Dodie ...

It Happened to Me: There Are No Fat People in My Yoga Class, and I'm Suddenly Uncomfortable With It

Lauren Cahn | Posted 04.14.2014 | Comedy
Lauren Cahn

I needed to catch up on my current events, so I went to my go-to source for all things relevant --, which is how I stumbled upon this gut-w...

Confessions of a Once Proud Thigh Gap Owner

Angela Zhou | Posted 03.12.2014 | Women
Angela Zhou

The fact that women must slim down to feel or appear beautiful is a testament to the negative impact the media has on personal health and appearance. Those who can escape media influence are yet still victimized because beauty crazes trickle down through close ones who are affected by them.