Body Empowerment The body is an amazing machine. A few months ago I ran my first ultra-marathon. An ultra-marathon is any run longer than a marathon. In my case, being my very first one, it was comparatively short. Still, for me, it was a great achievement.
Body Empowerment Women who have just given birth should go easy on themselves, ignore social pressures and feel proud of their bodies. Mums of every age need to be featured in the media - in all their un-airbrushed, post-pregnancy glory.
Body Empowerment When Jameela Jamil posted an Instagram picture of herself detailing her internal — rather than external — values, she began an online phenomenon promoting self-worth and body positivity.
Body Empowerment While many people still think body image struggles are a ‘women’s issue’, we know this is not the case and Leon, 41, from London, has joined us as a Be Real Ambassador to change the narrative.
Body Empowerment Our bodies are often a road map for the journey that has gone before. But not everyone is comfortable with that. Whether it’s scars, stretch marks or pigmentation, we are often looking for ways to cover up.
Body Empowerment Constantly comparing your body and looks with others is a waste of time and energy, says Katie Piper. Try self-acceptance instead — it's the first step on the road to body empowerment.
Body Empowerment Megan Jayne Crabbe is known on social media as @BodyPosiPanda, with over a million followers on Instagram. She’s an eating disorder recovery advocate, anti-diet enthusiast, and believer in intersectional body positivity.
HIV and Infectious Diseases HIV is a virus that compromises the body’s immune system, allowing other infections to take root. To control HIV, we must control infections affecting people with the virus.