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Compliments and anxiety

“How I learned to accept compliments with zero awkwardness”

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    Face Equality Day: This is what it’s really like to live with a visible difference

  • Jada Sezer talks catcalling, societal pressures and sweaty hot yoga sessions
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    Jada Sezer talks catcalling, societal pressures and sweaty hot yoga sessions

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    Emily Atack gets real about dealing with fat-shaming bullies on Twitter

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Iskra Lawrence
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Iskra Lawrence gets real about being fat-shamed as a 14-year-old model

“I learned there was something wrong with my body and the size of it,” explains the model. “I didn’t like it and wanted to change it”.

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Nicola Roberts
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Nicola Roberts recalls being bullied as a child by her dance teacher

“I used to be hugely insecure about being pale,” says the Girls Aloud star.

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Poorna Bell
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Poorna Bell is sick and tired of the fitness industry’s sexist stereotypes

“Everything tells us that the main goal of fitness is to lose weight. It doesn’t tell you anything about ability or strength.”

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Michelle Elman
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Body Politics: Bryony Gordon on the one thing we can all do to reach self-love

“We need to stop feeling like we have an obligation to find bits about our bodies that we dislike”

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Michelle Elman
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Lizzo just shared a vital lesson on the three steps to self-love

Her words will help you appreciate yourself, no matter what.

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Jennifer Garner just summed up the problem with the word pretty

The actress says the word was always banned in her house, and it made a world of different to her self-esteem.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

Why it’s OK to be quiet in meetings at work

Don’t beat yourself up - it's actually an asset

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Anna Brech
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Beauty

This new selfie series by Rankin is extremely powerful and entirely necessary

He asked 15 teenagers to edit their own pictures in order to make them 'social media ready'

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Lucy Partington
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Life

“Empowering? The #10yearchallenge is fuelling our obsession with beauty ideals“

It sends out the wrong message in a surface-level world

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Anna Brech
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Why this man’s surprising response to a Reddit #AskWomen thread has gone viral

“I’m not ‘mansplaining’ or trying to discount how you might feel – I’m offering a perspective that might help…”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Lucy Mangan

“Why women are describing themselves as #AppropriatelyConfident”

Lucy Mangan tells us exactly what she’s thinking.

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Lucy Mangan
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Felicity Morse
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How to say no when you are a people pleaser

You may have always been the 'nice' one, but it's time to start putting yourself first.

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Why Gemma Cairney is taking over the Stylist website for one whole day

Get ready to to think outside the box, embrace your creativity and try something new

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Megan Murray
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VANCOUVER, BC - OCTOBER 21: Oprah Winfrey arrives for the David Foster Foundation Gala at Rogers Arena on October 21, 2017 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Andrew Chin/Getty Images)
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This is what happened when Oprah googled herself for the first time

She was shocked by what the search engine uncovered

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Kayleigh Dray
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Beauty

One writer on why we should change the conversation around stretch marks

Writer and former Feminist Times editor, Deborah Coughlin, thinks it’s time we all embraced our stretch marks…

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Deborah Coughlin
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People

Selena Gomez’s attitude to her scars will resonate with anyone who’s had surgery

It took a long time for her to feel comfortable with her body after the kidney transplant

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Yes, you really CAN teach yourself to be charismatic

Introverts, consider this your one-stop confidence class…

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Kayleigh Dray
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Fashion

Katie Piper on how fashion helped her to recover after being attacked

‘It was a way to recognise I still exist underneath the scars’

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Kayleigh Dray
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