NEDAW 2015: Thank you & A Recap

As National Eating Disorders Awareness Week winds down, I find myself reflecting on all of the great conversations, interactions, and outreach that happened this week. Seeing so many people come together for the cause was very inspiring. We made many…

Facebook: Fat is not a feeling!

Petition to have the 'I feel fat' & 'I feel ugly' icons removed from Facebook. Please help us tell facebook that 'fat' and 'ugly' are not feelings.

RYB Resident Playwright & Board Member, Catherine Weingarten, is working with Endangered Bodies

New Year, New You?

Written by Catherine Weingarten

It is now officially 2015 and as usual, there are a ton of ads targeting people’s resolutions/hopes for the new year. It is always energizing to have goals and things you are working towards, but too…

Ho Ho Ho Hoping for Healthy Body Positive Holidays!

by Catherine Weingarten

     People in holiday movies have perfect hair and laugh in a good looking way and are so happy it’s the holidays!  But what if you don’t feel like that?  What if you feel like you look bad…

Holiday Survival Guide!

The holidays are here! For some, that means decorations, family & friends, music, food, and festivities. However, for many people, the holiday season means just one thing: stress. The holidays can be especially difficult for those struggling with ED or…

'Girls' Star Zosia Mamet opens up about ED

In the upcoming September issue of Glamour, Girls start Zosia Mamet opens up about her struggles with an Eating Disorder.  In her brave and important article, Ms.Mamet shares how she found her way to recovery. 

Thank you to Glamour Magazine

Be Unlimited!

We love this new ad by Old Navy! The ad is a music video that encourages students to keep reaching up towards their dreams. 

How can you teach and encourage the students in your life to keep pushing forward?


A New Kind of Summer - written by Catherine Weingarten

Growing up, bathing suit season was something I feared.  The summer brought with it a nice break from school, time to hang with my kinda boring friends and bathing suit season.  Throughout the school year I had watched shows like…

Happy In NYC!!

Realize Your Beauty is so happy in NYC!! Thank you to Geoffrey Stevens for including us in this amazing project! What fun it was filming- we hope you enjoy. Follow the project and read the full post here: Happy In

Realize Your Beauty Day is getting closer!

We're so excited for Realize Your Beauty Day 2014, coming up on April 28th!  We already have Girl Scout Troops, University Clubs and Community Groups signed up to take part in the day. Will you join us? Check out the…