Body Warriors

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The Kids Are Alright Spring 2016

At the end of each semester, my body image students write a process paper where they synthesize their learning- both personal and academic- for the semester. These papers are always a delight to read and there is so much wisdom in them that I just have to share a fraction of it (with my students’ […]

A Body Warrior to Meet: Kathryn V. White

A Body Warrior to Meet: Kathryn V. White

A regular feature on the blog years ago was A Body Warrior to Meet.  In it, I featured women from around the world who shared insights on their relationship with themselves.  It was an inspiring way to show that self-acceptance wasn’t exclusive – we could all embrace it- and a way to share the grounded […]

Pledge Allegiance to Your Self

Pledge Allegiance to Your Self

Love Your Body Day is Tuesday, October 14th, and my goal is to get ALL of you to sign a pledge to making a conscious commitment to be your own body champion.  Below, you’ll find The Body Warrior Pledge that I drafted six years ago and is featured on Day 2 of Beautiful You. You can pledge your […]

Consciously Committing: Love Your Body 2012

Consciously Committing: Love Your Body 2012

Love Your Body Day is Wednesday, October 17th, and my goal is to get ALL of you to sign a pledge to making a conscious commitment to be  your own body champion.  Below, you’ll find The Body Warrior Pledge that I drafted four years ago and is featured on Day 2 of Beautiful You. Pledge your desire to […]

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Guest Post: The Danger of a Single Ideal Body

February 27 – March 3 is Body Image Warrior Week. Throughout the course of this week, you’ll read posts from an inspiring group of women who fight hard against body image oppression through their own words and work. I am honored to introduce you to Caitlin Constantine of Fit and Feminist.  I just met Caitlin of this Body Image […]

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Guest Post: The Ideal Form of Me, or, How Plato Turned Me into a Body Image Blogger

February 27 – March 3 is Body Image Warrior Week. Throughout the course of this week, you’ll read posts from an inspiring group of women who fight hard against body image oppression through their own words and work. I am honored to introduce you to DeeDee of Decoding Dress.  I just met DeeDee because of this Body Image Warrior […]

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Guest Post: Body Love and Learning to Connect the Pieces

February 27 – March 3 is Body Image Warrior Week. Throughout the course of this week, you’ll read posts from an inspiring group of women who fight hard against body image oppression through their own words and work. I am honored to introduce you to Mara of Medicinal Marzipan.  I first met Mara in 2010 she interviewed me for her seriously […]

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Guest Post: Completing the Picture

February 27 – March 3 is Body Image Warrior Week. Throughout the course of this week, you’ll read posts from an inspiring group of women who fight hard against body image oppression through their own words and work. I am honored to introduce you to Autumn of The Beheld.   I first met Autumn last year when she interviewed […]

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Guest Post: Just One Body

February 27 – March 3 is Body Image Warrior Week. Throughout the course of this week, you’ll read posts from an inspiring group of women who fight hard against body image oppression through their own words and work. I am honored to introduce you to today’s guest blogger:  Virginia Sole-Smith.  Virginia Sole-Smith is a Hudson Valley-based writer whose […]

Guest Post: We don’t have “problem areas”

February 27 – March 3 is Body Image Warrior Week. Throughout the course of this week, you’ll read posts from an inspiring group of women who fight hard against body image oppression through their own words and work. I am honored to introduce you to Patti of Not Dead Yet Style.  Patti’s work is also new to me with […]