Transforming Negative Body Image Into Body Acceptance

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By Camille Malecha, MA, LPC We have been conditioned to blame our bodies for any limitations or struggles we experience. We hear phrases such as "If only I were thinner, prettier, taller ..." and may believe that our bodies are what need to be fixed. What if, rather than trying to change our bodies, we try to change how … [Read more...]

Hands Off: Tattoo Etiquette

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By Melissa A. Fabello I’m tattooed. And by “I’m tattooed,” I don’t mean one or two or five or seven. I don’t mean that I’m tattooed in the #TeamTatted, finally-I-turned-eighteen-so-I-got-my-first-tattoo sense. I mean tattooed. And I say that to say: I’ve noticed a shift since my body was a blank canvas. The fact of the … [Read more...]

Body Outlaws: Rewriting the Rules of Beauty and Body Image (Live Girls) (Paperback)

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  Check out our Body Outlaws book (formerly Adios, Barbie)! Edited by our very own Adiosbarbie.com co-founder, Ophi, with handy dandy bodylovin' exercises from Pia, the site'' other co-founder. If you like the blog, you'll love the book! Book Description Pick up a magazine, turn on the TV, and you'll find few women who … [Read more...]