The Curve Confessionals: Paige

About the interview: Paige and I have been friends for a long time, and she's always had a killer gymnast body. But she's had her insecurities along the way like us all, and in our conversation we talked a lot about the pressures from guys and other girls, having an athletic build and rocking it, … Continue reading The Curve Confessionals: Paige

The Curve Confessionals: Body Image Stories from Readers

Body image affects so many people in different ways - and everyone has their own stories to share. Something I've been wanting to do more of on the blog is doing just that: sharing other people's stories, because I know everyone has new perspectives that others can learn from and relate to in different ways. … Continue reading The Curve Confessionals: Body Image Stories from Readers

Shape Magazine Campaign Encourages Women to Share Why They Love Their Shape

.... And I love it. In case you missed it, Shape Magazine recently launched a campaign called #LoveMyShape, encouraging women to share pictures to their social media accounts saying why they love their shape. HECK YES. I decided to partake in it, because of course. Because we're all allowed to (and should) be confident. We're … Continue reading Shape Magazine Campaign Encourages Women to Share Why They Love Their Shape

Ladies, it ain’t easy being independent (but here’s how to make it better)

Becoming happy and comfortable on my own has been a huge focus of mine this past year. While I've been pretty independent my whole life, I've pretty much always focused on being around people and finding my next opportunity to do so - not always focusing on or enjoying my time alone. While wanting to be around … Continue reading Ladies, it ain’t easy being independent (but here’s how to make it better)

This Bestie Instagram Account Promoting Body Positivity is Everything 

A few months ago, an Australian-based model named Georgia Gibbs posted what she thought was a normal photo of her and her best friend, Kate Wasley, on Instagram. What she soon realized is that commenters would take to Instagram to accuse her of photoshopping the image to make her friend look bigger (okay, people are … Continue reading This Bestie Instagram Account Promoting Body Positivity is Everything 

Sports Illustrated’s 2017 Swimsuit Edition Theme is “Size and Body Diversity”

So basically, the makings of a perfect Curve Confessions post, am I right? You've all most likely caught on to my obsession with Ashley Graham by now, which actually all started around the time of last year's Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition. While the magazine has featured the typical, stick thin models in the past, Graham … Continue reading Sports Illustrated’s 2017 Swimsuit Edition Theme is “Size and Body Diversity”

Best Quotes on Body Image from 59th Grammy Awards Nominees

Tonight, viewers everywhere are tuning in to the 59th Grammy Awards, which will honor the best artists in the music business. I've been pretty excited about the Grammys for a while now, and it got me to thinking about the inspiration some of the nominees can serve us all - but around the topic of … Continue reading Best Quotes on Body Image from 59th Grammy Awards Nominees

How I Feel About Lady Gaga’s Body Shamers

Let's kick this post off with some positives - Lady Gaga absolutely slayed the half time show last night. She's so talented, looked amazing, and her songs are fire. Not going to lie, she totally inspired me for those 12 minutes. She's just a really cool, artistic person and sends a great message (Born This … Continue reading How I Feel About Lady Gaga’s Body Shamers