Body image

10 Tips to Keep Your Child From Developing Body Image Issues

10 Tips to Keep Your Child From Developing Body Image Issues
Family & kids
3 years ago

According to research, 3 out of every 4 children are not satisfied with their figure and 54% of girls reported that images on social media make them worry in relation to their own bodies. As a parent, just like teaching your child how to tie their shoelaces or dress themselves, you can teach them how to have a positive body image.

My Boyfriend Places Sheets on All of the Furniture When I’m on My Period

My Boyfriend Places Sheets on All of the Furniture When I’m on My Period

In today’s article, we dive into a story that might sound like it’s ripped from a sitcom script, but instead reveals a troubling reality many women still face in 2024. Our reader Maria shares a tale of romance gone awry, featuring white sheets, misguided intentions, and a boyfriend’s startling misconception about menstruation. At first glance, this might seem like a humorous anecdote about relationship quirks. But as we peel back the layers, we uncover a more serious issue.

Lindsay Lohan Advocates for Women Who Gave Birth to Stop Pressure on Them

Lindsay Lohan Advocates for Women Who Gave Birth to Stop Pressure on Them
People
4 months ago

In a world where societal pressures often dictate standards of beauty and body image, celebrities like Lindsay Lohan are stepping up to challenge the status quo. Recently, Lohan candidly shared her thoughts on postpartum recovery and body acceptance after welcoming her first child. Her empowering message reflects a growing movement among mothers to embrace their bodies and prioritize self-love over societal expectations.

A Woman Shows What a Real Postpartum Body Actually Looks Like

A Woman Shows What a Real Postpartum Body Actually Looks Like
Family & kids
8 months ago

In a world where societal standards often impose unrealistic expectations on the female body, especially on platforms filled with edited images, one brave mother has chosen to defy these norms. Fueled by a desire to empower and support others, she decided to shed the filters and clothing that conceal imperfections, embracing the authenticity and uniqueness of postpartum bodies.

12 Celebrities Who Remind Us That Being Ourselves Is the Hottest Accessory

12 Celebrities Who Remind Us That Being Ourselves Is the Hottest Accessory
People
year ago

Every single one of us has dealt with body image issues and various insecurities. Famous people, in particular, read and hear hundreds of mean comments about their weight, style, and general appearance every single day. But most of them don’t let body shamers get away with this, often coming up with powerful or witty remarks to show us the power of self-love. Here are some celebrities who’ve stood up to online trolls.

9 Male Celebs Who’ve Gone Through Body Issues

9 Male Celebs Who’ve Gone Through Body Issues
People
year ago

Women aren’t the only ones that can experience issues with body image — men can too. Society often places a lot of pressure on men to have a certain muscular or lean physique, which can lead to body dissatisfaction and even eating disorders. Men may also feel self-conscious about balding, hair loss, or other physical features, just like women. The male celebs in our article are not afraid to speak up about these and other issues they have.

12 Celebs Who Speak Out in Support of Body Positivity

12 Celebs Who Speak Out in Support of Body Positivity
People
10 months ago

As societal norms around beauty and body standards continue to shift, celebrities have become increasingly vocal about their experiences and perspectives. These individuals shared their personal struggles with body image, as well as their journey of self-love and acceptance. Through their words and actions, these celebrities have sparked meaningful conversations about body positivity, inspiring many to embrace and celebrate their unique bodies and share their own journeys.

Sam Smith Celebrates Conquering Body Dysmorphia Amid Backlash Over Their New Controversial Music Video

Sam Smith Celebrates Conquering Body Dysmorphia Amid Backlash Over Their New Controversial Music Video
People
year ago

Sam Smith is one of the most prominent musical talents of our time with 4 Grammys and an Oscar to show for it. But despite their irrefutable talent, the famous singer has had to deal with personal adversities in their life, mostly revolving around self-identity. Nowadays, however, it seems that Smith is finally comfortable in their own skin, even though it occasionally causes a stir on social media.

Florence Pugh Has No Intention of Complying With Hollywood’s Body Standards, and She Bluntly Explained Why

Florence Pugh Has No Intention of Complying With Hollywood’s Body Standards, and She Bluntly Explained Why
People
year ago

Hollywood often tries to impose strict body standards on its actors, and the industry is frequently criticized for being the source of body image issues among many, including big names like Julianne Moore. Recently, it was the Little Women actress, Florence Pugh, who decided to talk openly about the pressures of looking a certain way and how she took a stand against it.

15 People Shared Transformations That Will Make You Feel Inspired

15 People Shared Transformations That Will Make You Feel Inspired
People
year ago

All bodies are beautiful, but it’s a whole other story when we talk about confidence. People in this article decided to alter their looks and did pretty much everything to reach their goals. And we are here to applaud them and inspire everyone to find their true selves. This article will probably serve as the greatest kickstart for you.

10 Body Positive Celebrities Who Bravely Spoke About Beauty Standards

10 Body Positive Celebrities Who Bravely Spoke About Beauty Standards
People
year ago

Women tend to compare their appearance negatively with that of their peers and celebrities, according to one study. Our perception of beauty is indeed greatly shaped by what we see in Hollywood and on social media. Thankfully, there are many celebrities who use their influence and platforms to speak out against impossible body standards. And here are some of the things that they have to say.

“Bodies Change. Bodies Grow. Bodies Shrink. It’s All Love,” How Anne Hathaway Shuts Down Comments About Her Body

“Bodies Change. Bodies Grow. Bodies Shrink. It’s All Love,” How Anne Hathaway Shuts Down Comments About Her Body
People
year ago

To be a public person in Hollywood might seem like a dream job, but it takes guts. Although worldwide success comes with some perks, like financial independence and a successful career, it also has a downside because when everybody is watching you, some people will have something to complain about. Anne Hathaway had her big break in 1999, and over the years, she has learned how to handle people that try to bring her down.There are inspiring humans all around us, and when we found out how The Princess Diaries actress deals with critics, Bright Side knew we had to share her story with you.

“I Feel Different, I Feel Desirable” Billie Eilish Developed a Better Relationship With Her Body After She Changed Her Style

“I Feel Different, I Feel Desirable” Billie Eilish Developed a Better Relationship With Her Body After She Changed Her Style
People
year ago

Billie Eilish was known as an incredibly talented singer who wears baggy clothes for a long time. Her live performances were extremely mind-blowing, but that little detail was kinda hard to miss, especially by her fans. Recently, she showed a different style as she posed for the cover of British Vogue, with a picture that made all of our heads turn.

10 Phrases That Can Harm Your Kid and What to Say Instead

10 Phrases That Can Harm Your Kid and What to Say Instead
Family & kids
2 years ago

We might think words can’t make that much of an impact on a person. Especially if it’s a young child, we might think they’ll forget everything anyway. But what you say to your child actually plays a very important role. And it’s better to avoid using certain phrases because they could have a negative effect on your child and their mental health.

Why Body Positivity Doesn’t Actually Promote Obesity

Why Body Positivity Doesn’t Actually Promote Obesity
Psychology
3 years ago

Around 91% of American women are not satisfied with the shape of their bodies, and only 5% actually possess the so-called perfect body shape promoted by the media. Meanwhile, body positivity, the movement intended to promote a positive body image, is often severely criticized in promoting health issues like obesity.

Men Reveal Why Women Get Way More Attractive After Having Kids

Men Reveal Why Women Get Way More Attractive After Having Kids
People
3 years ago

Along with the joy of having a baby, many women struggle with their body image after pregnancy. New stretch marks and a few extra pounds make them feel less beautiful and unattractive. However, that’s not how their husbands feel. In fact, many men admit that they find their wives even more attractive after having a baby. We at Bright Side want to share some men’s opinions to support and empower new mothers.