Be Body Positive on August 1st!


Be Body Positive Day!

Please join us on Sunday, August 1st as we launch our first Be Body Positive Day!

We are asking you to join our day of action by signing the petition below to do something that makes you feel terrific about your body.

Examples of what you might want to do:

      -Replace critical comments about your body with kind words.

      -Make a beautiful meal filled with vibrant colors for your favorite people.

      -Go for a walk with a good friend.

      -Spend the day resting with a book, or watching a favorite movie.

      -Exercise your body purely for the joy of movement.

Sign our petition below, and then click here to learn more!
   
Dear Friends,

When I founded The Body Positive, I was motivated by a desire to protect my daughter from the suffering I experienced as a teenager due to my eating disorder. I am grateful that because of this work, Carmen has grown up with a healthy relationship to her body.

In August, Carmen will be attending her first year of college. I'm thrilled to know that Carmen's experience growing up with The Body Positive will not only keep her from suffering over her body as many college students do, but will also allow her to be a positive role model to her new friends. Did you know that 25 percent of women use harmful measures to reduce their weight, and men's dissatisfaction with their bodies has spiked in the last decade?

The primary initiative of The Body Positive's mission is to support these young people by implementing educational programs that transform individual and cultural beliefs about weight, body image, and identity. The result of this work is a growing national movement of healthy, confident individuals contributing to positive change in the world.

Please join us on Sunday, August 1st as we launch our first Be Body Positive Day.

We are asking you, as our long time supporters and new friends, to join our day of action by doing something that makes you feel great about your body.

Please sign the Be Body Positive petition!

To learn more about The Body Positive and Be Body Positive Day, take a few minutes to watch our Be Body Positive video. We invite you to share your Be Body Positive stories on Facebook and Twitter. If you are inspired by our work, please support the movement by making your donation today.

Thank you for your support! I look forward to keeping in touch.

Warm regards,

Connie Sobczak

Co-Founder, The Body Positive



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