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How Do YOU Define Yourself Lizzie Velasquez at TEDxAustinWomen

How Do YOU Define Yourself Lizzie Velasquez at TEDxAustinWomen

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'Young Wonders' stepped up, changed the world Three youngsters were honored this month along with the top 10 CNN Heroes of 2012Jessica Rees made special "JoyJars" to bring happiness to young cancer patientsWill Lourcey and his friends are finding fun ways to raise money to fight hungerCassandra Lin's group collects used cooking oil and uses it to help people heat their homes Editor's note: Tune in Christmas Eve and Christmas Day to catch the final re-airings of this year's CNN Heroes tribute show. "CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute" will air at 6 p.m. ET on December 24 and 4 p.m. ET on December 25. (CNN) -- Jessica Rees was diagnosed with a brain tumor at age 11, and she and her parents would drive to the hospital every day to receive outpatient treatment.

Dad Bods: Weird new Instagram trend - Lifestyle Love a buff, muscular guy with bulging biceps, toned pecs and a hard six-pack? Then this Instagram account is not for you. College Dad Bods is the latest "it" Instagram sensation, which rounds up photos of college-aged men with "dad bods" - those a special breed of male physique that is not quite muscular but not quite all beer gut, either. These men may hit the gym sometimes, but they also won't hesitate to throw back six beers at a frat party and wash them down with a burrito - and a lot of women love them for it. Clemson University sophomore Mackenzie Pearson, who BuzzFeed credits with starting the current dad bod trend when she wrote an essay about them for The Odyssey, said one reason some women are 'crazy about' this body type is that it's not intimidating.

Want to Stop Mean Girls? Raise Nice Girls, Instead  Once upon a time, fourth grade was the year that young girls began to have difficulty navigating friendships. For many years, I worked in a school for kids with learning disabilities. It was always during fourth grade that previously established friendships began to hit turbulence. Names were called. Gossip was spread. See How Much the "Perfect" Female Body Has Changed in 100 Years (It's Crazy!) You might also like How to Stop Being Disappointed With Your Body READ There's a reason magazine covers include lines like "5 Moves for Michelle Obama Arms" or "The Secret for a Booty Like Beyoncé." But if you’ve ever found yourself wishing for this actress’s waist or that singer’s legs, remember this: The media’s concept of the ideal woman’s body isn’t static.

Apollos Hester Makes Inspirational Speech After Football Game By Alex Heigl @alex_heigl Feeling down? Need a Monday morning lift? article It's called reverse anorexia and it happens to men who believe they are too little and too frail and new research shows its driving men to inject steroids and suffer psychologically. Muscle dysmorphia affects men whose have normal muscle mass but who believe their muscles are inadequate. Sydney University research has found men with these body image issues are four times more likely than females with eating disorders to go undiagnosed. And it says men with these conditions suffer more from depression because of the stigma associated with them seeking help for what is regarded as a female problem. 'The additional stigma towards men is that they are less masculine by virtue of suffering from a stereotypically female problem," the authors say in the study published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health.

Girl, 12, points out lack of girls in Dick's Sporting Goods catalog - Parents parents Marisa Kabas TODAY contributor 8 hours ago A little girl has made a big splash after a fiery letter she penned to the powers-that-be at Dick’s Sporting Goods was tweeted by her father. 12-year-old McKenna Peterson is an avid basketball player and fan and was inspired to write the letter after receiving a Dick’s catalog with little to no female representation.

Brand launches body-positive underwear adverts for men Last updated 15:50, March 26 2016 Doug, the yoga nut who like to lounge around in his pants. Aerie, the clothing company known for its empowering body-positive message and refusal to retouch photo shoots, has just released a feel-good campaign for men. As IMG launches its 'Brawn' division and images of the world's first plus-size male model go viral, Aerie launches #AerieMan, a slightly tongue-in-cheek video series that revolves around the mantra "The real you is sexy." The company poached four extremely sexy dudes of various shapes and sizes, running the whole gamut from ripped to #dadbod.

3-year-old born with just one arm has an incredible, and inspirational, golf game Golf can be a frustrating game. Between all the moves we make with our golf swings, to the battles we have between the ears, it can be a nearly impossible game to master. Tommy Morrissey is trying to do just that, and at just 3-years-old, has a golf swing that any adult would envy. The only difference? Tommy was born with just one arm, yet still can smack the golf ball over 100 yards. Fox 29 out of Philadelphia caught up with Tommy and his family last week in Lindwood, New Jersey, and got to hear about how people react when they see Morrissey hit the golf ball with just one arm.

This model wants to redefine what 'normal' looks like on fitness magazines. This is Nadia Aboulhosn. And if I were you, I'd remember that name. The model, blogger, and "rule-breaker" is the latest cover girl on Women's Running magazine. And, as the outlet noted, the Los Angeles-based social media star is truly "a force of nature." Brb I