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Positive body image with the AnyBODY girls Georgia Gibbs & Kate Wasley

  We talk positive body image and its relationship to good health with cover models and founders of AnyBODY, Georgia Gibbs, and Kate Wasley.   Far from a biological predisposition, our modern tendency to criticise parts of our own body is instead an ugly by-product of a media-saturated world. Something that this month’s cover models and founders of body-love movement, AnyBODY, are on a mission to change. Our exclusive 6-page cover model interview talks about their personal experiences, how AnyBODY came about and the impact positive body image has on your health.  While we don’t…

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Madalin Frodsham on body image and healthy living

  It was this exact photo that Madalin Frodsham posted after being featured in our Body Issue that broke the internet – here we share her feature interview featured in the magazine.   ON INSTAGRAM Growing up, I was always the sporty one in the family, playing basketball and climbing trees. This stopped when I left school, and I didn’t actually start actively working out until January 2016 when I downloaded the Sweat With Kayla app. There’s a mix of factors that contributed to my social media following: a few of my…

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When Obsessing with a Perfect Body Image Becomes a Disease

It’s no secret that men and women struggle with body image. We are constantly bombarded with ideas of the “perfect body” and despite knowing it’s photo-shopped beyond belief, it can be difficult to ignore the feeling that we need to change somehow. The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders claims that eight million people in the U.S. have some type of eating disorder. That’s about 3% of the total population.[1] So what can we do? How to practice self-love without flaunting our “hot” bodies in the face of…

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Positive body image renovation

  Body image plays a huge role in our health and fitness, so positive body image is vital. Here are 7 tips to get you on your way to loving your body. 1. Focus on function & sensation Instead of fixating on the appearance of your body and others’, concentrate instead on what your body can do for you. When you think like that, you’ll find it’s pretty damn amazing! “Start focusing on your body as the vehicle of your experience rather than as a collection of surfaces to be…

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Shannon Purser of ‘Stranger Things’ tweeted about body image, and fans rejoiced.

This is why I’m with Barb. It’s been over a month since the instant cult classic “Stranger Things” started streaming on Netflix, and still the internet continues to talk about Barb — everyone’s favorite secondary character. GIF via Cameron Ford/YouTube. She wears the best of the worst ’80s clothes, sports grandmother-style glasses, and has been dubbed a “misfit” and the “unpopular kid,” yet that just seems to make us love her more. Perhaps it’s because we all feel like Barb sometimes — insecure, on the outskirts, and often left behind….

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