As many of you have seen, this past week Weight Watchers announced their plans for growth to reach 10 Million members and grow $2 Billion dollars in revenue. Along with this plan? Offering free memberships to teenagers (ages 13-17) this upcoming summer. We believe that we as professionals and advocates for eating disorders, body positivity, Health at Every Size & the anti-diet movement - we can and MUST shed a light on why this is so problematic! Join us for a Twitter Takeover TODAY at 12pm…
Realize Your Beauty has very exciting news to share! The wonderfully passionate, fiercely intelligent, generous, creative and kind, Christy Oliver Reeves, CEO of I AM THAT GIRL, has joined our Advisory Board. We feel very lucky indeed.
We're SO excited to celebrate today with The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)'s Twitter Chat! Realize Your Beauty will be a panelist in today's discussion, alongside Iskra Lawrence, Matthew Koma and others.
TODAY on Twitter (10/17/17) 2-3PM EST- use #NEDAchat. We'll be discussing body positivity, diverse role models, and self-care techniques.
The Girl Scouts just released a guide on how to address body image and fat shaming with your children and we're really happy to share! Lots of great advice in this article. We commend the Girl Scouts for taking on this topic so positively! Overall great article and we recommend for parents, teachers and mentors.
One highlight includes:
"Make sure she has positive body-image role models. Both the red carpet and the boardroom are becoming more diverse in terms of body size and shape, but girls might not see…
This spring I finished my MFA in playwriting, so have been thinking a lot about “Self-care” and how you close one door and open another. How can you be ambitious and move on to your next step while also honoring that you’re a person who just finished something that was a lot of effort! At my writing program I focused so hard on deadlines and writing banging plays, that a lot of times self-care had to come second and that’s why the summer is a great opportunity to reconnect to myself and slow downnn.
Tonight! May 20th, 8pm: Concert Benefiting Realize Your Beauty at Ethical Brew in Teaneck, NJ. This is one of the best venues in New Jersey, and it's sure to be a wonderful evening of music. Our Founder/Executive Director will be making a short presentation before the show, and will also be performing with the band! Headline artist will be Rupert Wates with special guest Jeremy Aaron Music.