Body Image

'I didn't want to post it': Traveller shares candid snap of her 'stomach rolls' on an Italian holiday to hit back at those who fuel poor body image on social media

Social media is littered with images showing people whose bodies are nothing less than perfect.<p>So when Australian Instagram influencer Lauren Clark …

Social Media

H&M pulls nursing bra ads after protest over unrealistic body image

The adverts for the brand's nursing bras featured thin models, none of whom showed the slightest trace of a post-baby belly, and were replaced on …

Breast Feeding

What is vertigo and what can you do about it?

If you experience vertigo, the sensation that you or your surroundings are moving and spinning, you may have a problem with the part of your inner …

Vertigo

Serena Williams Talked About Pressure To Look A Certain Way & It's Not The First Time She Opened Up

Serena Williams opened up about everything from recent Wimbledon defeat to her strong bond with daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. in her new cover …

Body Image

Caribbean Wellness Retreats | Wellness Week in the Bahamas

<b>When we think of the Bahamas, most of us picture a relaxing and vacation spent soaking up the sun surrounded by</b> <b>blue water and white sand beaches</b> …

Bahamas

'I Didn't Start Masturbating Until I Turned 30—and It Completely Changed My Life'

Masturbation has health benefits that go beyond sexual pleasure, as one woman found out.<p>By the time I turned 30, I had read a lot about what to …

Social Work

Does Masturbation Count As Exercise? Not Exactly, But Here's What They Have In Common

Cardio sucks, but you know what doesn't? Masturbating. There's nothing like a mind-blowing orgasm that leaves you out of breath and full of pleasure …

Selfies

Dieting is the worst thing you can do after giving birth

Royal Kate Middleton and reality superstar Kylie Jenner have recently given birth, although you wouldn’t know it from looking at them. Often celebrities seem to have a super-human ability of returning to their pre-pregnancy size and shape within weeks of giving birth.<p>So it was refreshing to hear …

Weight Loss

Kids start battling body image issues at just 8 years old

Children as young as eight are suffering from body image issues that could have serious and long-term health consequences, startling new research has …

La Trobe University

Children as young as eight affected by poor body image

Children as young as eight are wanting to drop a size, according to new research from the Murdoch Children's Research Institute. The study surveyed …

Body Image

Yoga International Named One of the 2018 Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies

HONESDALE, Pa., Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Yoga International, a leading provider of online yoga content, has been recognized on Inc.'s 2018 500|5000 list as the 122nd fastest growing private company in the United States.<p>The recognition comes at a time of tremendous growth for Yoga …

Yoga

Jenna Jameson talks realities of body image and drugs: ‘I was worried I couldn’t lose the weight sober’

When Jenna Jameson gave birth to daughter Batel Lu April 2017, the former adult actress found herself at her highest weight and without her standby …

Weight Loss

Poor body image in children as young may be linked to puberty hormones, researchers say

Poor body image in children as young as eight could be linked with hormone levels associated with the onset of puberty, Melbourne researchers believe.<p>…

Self-esteem

Fans Think G-Eazy's New Tattoo is of Halsey!

Aug 14, 2018<p>G-Eazy showed off the process of his new ink work on Instagram and many think it's a full body image of Halsey! What do you think?<p>The JV …

Music

GUY is a New Musical That Tackles Body Image And Diversity In The Gay Community, Coming to The King's Head

The creators of multi-award-winning The Marriage of Kim K, leoe&hyde, return with an uplifting new musical about modern masculinity, body image, and …

Romantic Comedy

Singer poses in a bikini while gorging on profiteroles to raise awareness of body image issues - after watching her younger sister battle a binge eating disorder

A rising British pop star has posed for pictures showing her gorging on profiteroles to highlight body image issues, after her sister battled an …

Mental Health

Mother-of-one who pole dances WITH her baby in her arms reveals the exotic hobby helped her to overcome body dysmorphia, as she says she refuses to listen to 'haters' who criticize her for it

A body-positive fitness instructor mother has opened up about how she overcame her insecurities through pole dancing, revealing why she kept up her …

Lifestyle (UK)

Children's Book Review: Doing It! by Hannah Witton. Sourcebooks Fire, $10.99 paper (352p) ISBN 978-1-4926-6502-1

Doing It!<p>Hannah Witton. Sourcebooks Fire, $10.99 paper (352p) ISBN 978-1-4926-6502-1<p>Witton, a vlogger and sex educator, offers an insightful, …

Book Reviews

Chloë Moretz speaks out about the pressures of body image in Hollywood

21-year-old actress Chloë Moretz has opened up about the pressures of body image in Hollywood in a candid new interview.<p>Revealing a time where a pair of silicone fillers where placed in her trailer while on the set of a film when she was 16-years-old, the actress has spoken of how she was suddenly …

Body Image

'Too fat to get drafted': the worrying body-image pressures in the AFL

In a recent radio interview, Australian Football League (AFL) player Clayton Oliver opened up about his weight and fitness issues when he started …

Mental Health

Leave fairness creams in the dark ages

Dysmorphophobia or negative body image, which is a psychological condition, is not something you want them to inherit<p>India's obsession with fair skin …

Social Sciences

Sen. Deborah O’Neill: ‘When it comes to body image, there’s something we need to address.’

Recently, I was hosting a roundtable discussion with young people in Australia to talk about what issues they were worried about. A young, quiet girl …

Mental Health

Dove 'I'm Fine', Land Rover and more: 6 top creative ads of the week

The first job of advertising is to get noticed. If not noticed, everything else (engagement, sharing, ‘conversation’ etc.,) is academic. Here are a …

Land Rover

From teenage anorexic to fashion editor: Bethan Holt on dealing with body image

This morning, I opened Instagram on my phone and within 30 seconds I had seen: a slim French blogger posing in a polka-dot bikini with the faintest hint of stretch marks on her thighs, posted with the caption, ‘Stretch marks, new chic?’; a painfully thin model doing ’90s sexy’ for a cool New York …

Plus Size

Mumbai: TISS survey reveals using fairness cream is leading to rise in mental illness

Findings of first-of-its-kind fairness creams survey by TISS exposes Mumbai as lookist, insecure and utterly under-confident<p><b>'Fair is attractive'</b><br>As …

Mental Disorders

7 Tiny Tips to Improve Your Body Image and Eating Issues

When you’re struggling with food and body image issues, you might have no clue how to feel better. You might feel frustrated and very overwhelmed. …

Weight Loss

Top surgeon warns it's EASY for rogue doctors to falsify qualifications and perform dangerous Brazilian bum lift surgery on patients

One of the UK's top cosmetic surgeons ha issued a stark warning over rogue practitioners performing risky procedures.<p>Former BAAPS President, Rajiv …

Health (UK)

How to Transform Your Insecurities into Courage

Not gonna lie, y’all…I’m feeling very vulnerable this week…<i>“You’ve got to see and be seen to get ahead in this business.”</i> – Tony Hall (also known as …

Body Image

BET documentary 'Killer Curves' dissects butt augmentation

A documentary on black market butt augmentation has viewers praising BET for stirring the conversation about body image.<p>"Killer Curves: Bodies to Die …

African-American News

3 Self-Care Rituals That Will Boost Your Confidence

<i>Would you ever talk to a friend the way you talk to yourself on your worst days? It's easy to identify with our inner critic, but we're often</i> …

Self-Acceptance