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 allowed to feel sexy. For so long, I held myself … Continue reading Shape Magazine Campaign Encourages Women to Share Why They Love Their Shape

The Curve Confessionals: Lauren

About the interview: Lauren and I have been best friends for more than a decade, and grew very close on the volleyball court together, which is unfortunately where a lot of body image issues surfaced for her. She’s always been a star athlete with a great body, but past coaches have made her feel like that wasn’t the case, and one year in college was … Continue reading The Curve Confessionals: Lauren

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 people is definitely a good thing – it’s also important to … 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 crazy, right?) and the photo would go viral. Shocked at … 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 stirred up the pot by being the first size 14+ … Continue reading Sports Illustrated’s 2017 Swimsuit Edition Theme is “Size and Body Diversity”