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    3 Ways to Start Loving Your Body Today

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    It has been a year since I became very active in the Body Love community. I’ve connected with so many amazing individuals who are all working towards helping people to love themselves. It’s pretty rad! Rachel Estapa, founder of More To Love, recently reached out to me. I have been a fan of her work and...
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    Body Love Blogger Struggling with Body Image

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      The birthday girl in the photo above is my friend Grace from Acoma Street Photography. She thinks I’m beautiful. I realize a lot of people think I’m pretty, and that touches my heart, but Grace has photographed me nearly naked so her words sink in deep. Grace thinks my curvy fat...
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    Be Your Own True Love

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      15 body love experts share their words of wisdom on how to be your own true love.   Jes Baker, The Militant Baker Melissa Fabello Amanda Trusty, Amanda Trusty Says  Julia Megan Sullivan  Lindsey Averill & Viri Lieberman, Fattitude Jennifer Chambers  Kymberly Nichole, Well Fit Curves Whitney Way Thore, No...
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    My Big Fat Fabulous Life

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      I met Whitney Way Thore, from the new hit TLC Show My Big Fat Fabulous Life, at The Body Love Conference. This was after her Fat Girl Dancing video (see below) had gone viral but before TLC came a knocking. I can share with you that the Whitney you...
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    7 Tips for a Body Positive Life

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    l Living a body positive life can be challenging. There’s so much pressure from society telling us that we’re not good enough. Today I grant you permission to start blocking out those messages and start loving yourself and your body. Here are 7 tips to help you down a path...
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    I’m Beauty, Not a Beast

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    Growing up in the 1980’s I was slightly obsessed with the show Beauty and the Beast. The beast, played by Ron Perlman, loved Halloween. It was the only day of the year he could go out in public without people mocking him or becoming terrified. On Halloween he could be...
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    I’m Fluffy and So What!

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    Liz and I were born and raised in Southern California and fate brought us together in 1994 at Sonora High School. We quickly bonded while doing plays together in drama class. Over the past 20 years we’ve fallen in and out of touch. Recently though our passion for birth has pulled us close...
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    My Body is Not Broken

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    When a casting company asked my Twitter followers to share a new project they were booking, over 100 women responded by saying, “My Body is NOT Broken!” Plus size pregnant women being exploited for entertainment value ends now. Our pregnancies aren’t unusual. Our bodies were designed for this! We unite and...
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    Suit Up for Shameless Summer Fun

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    It’s that time of year again, when people of all shapes and sizes are terrified to put on a bathing suit. We fear not only what society might think of us but what we’ll think of our own reflection. The time has come to STOP the insanity! No, really, knock...