had the opportunity to chat with Reba Tobia, creator of the “Brave Box.” Tobia is in recovery from ED, and her product has been recognized by NEDA, Dr. Colleen Reichman, The Eating Disorder Foundation, and many other experts in the space.
But when we live in a world that inundates us with messages that thin is in and people still genuinely believe that identifying anywhere on the LGBTQIA+ spectrum is a choice, it can be hard to see through the fog of negativity and find representation in the media – or just on the street.
Trending shows and influencers are shaping the way young womxn see their bodies. It’s also changing the way they validate relationships. By Sara Remus and Linda Ayrapetov On the surface, the concept of a “Revenge Body” may seem harmless. In the context of relationships, it’s regarded as a coping mechanism – a way to move…
Popularly Positive Program Director Whitney Mooney chatted with Ragen Chastain, owner of the DancesWithFat.org blog, and co-founder of the Fit Fatties Facebook Group – which boasts over 6,000 members. She is a NEDA ambassador, as well as a marathon runner and certified health coach.
I learned it’s okay to spend time doing things I want to do without someone tagging along. I get dinner with myself and it’s honestly the best. I take myself to bookstores and roam around Boston for hours.
But as I have learned through many years of therapy, reconciling doesn’t equal everything becoming “normal” and having your relationship being perfect.
STDs and STIs are a common punchline. We’re used to the stereotypical “loose girls, fuckboys and overall dirty, worthless people” being tainted with herpes. The thing is, STD/STIs are incredibly common and no one is ever worthless.
Sometimes you can be triggered by events. Sometimes you can be triggered by something as simple as someone dropping something loudly (I know I can be) or by witnessing a confrontation, however brief or mild.
For #MentalHealth awareness month, contributor and model Brittany Rife weighs in on why projecting our insecurities only really damages ourselves. “Wow I can’t believe she’s wearing that in public!” “If I were him, I couldn’t live the way he does…” “I would never wear something like that if I was as big as her.” Have…
The most manipulative of exes plant seeds of doubt that continue to grow long after they’ve left, making sure you feel their control even when they are not physically there. I’ve been there. I’m recovering.