BE CONFIDENT! On social media, there is stigma of what women SHOULD look like. Positive influencers are very important. Women who have stepped out of society's box of what they should look like and embraced their true beauty with confidence. Below you will find a few positive influencers who have learned to embrace their true beauty.
“I realized what a real struggle it is for so many women and young girls to feel confident in themselves. I want to make a difference - to remind young women that we should celebrate who we are by empowering ourselves, by overcoming challenges, by practicing strength and resilience, and by thriving off of what we are capable of." More of Jenny's Story
This April, Candice crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon and vowed to never tell herself she “can’t” ever again, learning that nothing in this life is impossible if you let go of fear and doubt. With an everlasting personal mission to empower women to embrace their authentic selves and love the skin they are in, Candice is combining her two passions of fashion and sport and stepping into a much dreamed about role of designer with the creation of her new brand DAY/WON. With it’s arrival she will continue sharing the message that all bodies are good bodies and all women CAN! More of Candice's Story
Jessamyn Stanley is a yoga teacher, body positivity advocate, and writer based in Durham, North Carolina. Jessamyn uses high energy vinyasa flow as a way to move past mental and emotional barriers. Her classes provide a body positive approach to yoga which celebrates students’ bodies and encourages them to ask “How do I feel?” rather than “How do I look?” when practicing yoga. More of Jessamyn's Story
"Offscreen, Brooks has been just as ambitious, positioning herself as an outspoken leader in the body positivity movement with her hashtag, #voiceofthecurves, a Lane Bryant modeling gig, and her role as a spokesperson for Refinery29's 67% Project, which focuses on representation of plus-size women in mainstream media. Now, just in time for Take Back The Beach, Refinery29's annual celebration of beach bodies of all sizes, Brooks is sharing some advice she wish she'd been given as a teenager. Do yourself a favor, and read on. Most of these life lessons — even the bit about cheerleading uniforms — are surprisingly applicable over a decade after prom." More of Danielle's Story