Here's what it takes to feel good in your clothes and — perhaps more important — about what's underneath them.
“Place confidence in things you earn, not in things you didn’t,” says Chastity Garner Valentine, co-founder of theCURVYcon.
theCurvyCon 2018, to be live-streamed on Yahoo Lifestyle, will offer new features at its three-day celebration of plus-size diversity and fashion.
"I want to show my fans, and also myself, that's OK. To hide that would feel very inauthentic."
For Eleanor Curry, the things at the top of her list are, of course, her children and her job, in addition to traveling and spending time with the friends who empower and inspire her — six of whom she invited on a trip to Los Angeles for a totally boss photoshoot.
"Don't say 'sorry to be such a pain.' You're not a pain. You're a person with thoughts and feelings who deserves respect."
"I'm lucky that I am really happy and confident in my own skin so it hasn't really affected me in the long run - it did make me feel really rubbish on the day."
Curvy model Manon Edwards used fashion as a way of finding self-love.
The idea that power posing can positively affect success has officially been debunked, according to 11 new studies led by Michigan State University.
Massy Arias is fitness influence, showing her 2.3 million Instagram followers how to embrace their bodies and approach fitness from a functional perspective.
Believe it or not, a swimsuit shot can do a lot. Which is why plus size model and influencer Alexa Phelece posted a split-screen photo on Instagram of herself and another model wearing the strappy one-piece. “So here we have two girls in the same swimsuit.
Liz Black is a plus-size, body-positive fashion writer, who struggled with accepting her body for years. She now says that her own body — not someone else's — is her #bodygoals.
Fitness mom talks about the time she was insecure about her body with its stretch marks and how her husband helped her overcome these feelings.
She says growing up as a dancer made her at ease in her body, and working out while she was pregnant helped keep things together.
Model Lottie Moss, younger sister of Kate, shared a bikini photo on Instagram on May 19 and paired it with a body-positive message to remind her followers that nobody's perfect.
Cara Delevingne didn't hesitate to shave her head to play a young girl suffering from cancer in an upcoming film, despite what other people told her.
Sarah Orrick, an 11-year-old girl in Newcastle, Okla., decided to cut her hair after her little sister Jorgia, 9, came home from school one day feeling upset because the boys in her class were making fun of her for cutting her waist-length hair into a shorter ’do.
Posing in swimwear and showing off skin can be uncomfortable, even scary for some. But Alex LaRosa, a plus-size model, doesn't fall into that category.