humans we admire ll mirna valerio

In the second installation of our new series, humans we admire, the be.come project sat down with Mirna Valerio, an American Ultramarathon runner who advocates for inclusion within the running community for those who don’t have stereotypically lean and muscular bodies. Here is what she had to say. jaime: Why did you decide to share your journey with others? You

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retreat recap

The first ever be.come project retreat took place from November 15-17 at the gorgeous 1440 Multiversity campus deep in the redwoods of central California. Members of our community came together in an insanely beautiful setting to explore body-neutrality in a safe environment. Yes, it’s true! Humans supporting humans — spending time together moving because we respect our bodies, not because

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staying grounded over the holidays

The holidays can be a wonderful time to reunite with your friends and family over food and festivities. They can also be a major source of stress for those of us who have strained relationships with our loved ones, food, mental health, or anything else. For the people who need a little extra support to get through the holidays unscathed

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meet your demo babe ll sarah shares

If you had told me two years ago that I was going to be a demo babe for the be.come project, I would have thought you were nuts. I was too busy being sick, very sick, horizontal on my parent’s couch, calling Social Security, watching “Shark Tank”, and holding on tight to Starr the dog. At 27, I could barely

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meet your demo babe ll kourtney shares

I’ve been actively be.coming for a full year, though I’ve been following Bethany since they launched the be.come project in January 2018. I signed up for the January project, but I was living in a small apartment that did not have any space for me to work out without hitting at least two pieces of furniture. Then I made a

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humans we admire ll steph kimou

To kick off our new series, humans we admire, the be.come project sat down with Stephanie Kimou, the founder and principal consultant of PopWorks Africa to learn more about what inspired her work supporting innovative African led development solutions on the continent. jaime: What is your background and what led you to found PopWorks Africa? steph: I began my career

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words we wish for

In our series, words we wish for, we pose questions to the community in order to gain perspectives from individuals from all walks of life. In our second installment, we posed the question, “I wish someone told me _______ when I lost weight” and here are some of the responses. First, a note from Bethany: I wish someone told me

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meet your demo babe ll arielle shares

I will be the first to admit that I am not an active be.comer. It would be a conservative estimate to say that I do the video once a week. Sometimes I feel like I’ve done it because I see the video clips on Instagram and it’s almost like I’ve done them, even though my body hasn’t moved from my

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how i’m feeling ll me, myself, and my anxiety

Trigger Warning: Content below includes discussion on body image and mental health topics including anxiety. This may be triggering to some. Ever since I became the social media intern at the be.come project, I’ve been challenged to look inward and really break down the way that I speak to myself. Like everyone, I have good days and bad days and

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taking up space ll shape interview

This interview originally appeared on Shape.com on July 29, 2019 by Bethany C. Meyers as told to Faith Brar My eating disorder began when I was 15 years old, a cheerleader in high school. Cheer was my whole life. When I wasn’t busy competing or at sporting events, I was practicing. During practice, we always had to wear sports bras.

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humans we admire ll mirna valerio

In the second installation of our new series, humans we admire, the be.come project sat down with Mirna Valerio, an American Ultramarathon runner who advocates for inclusion within the running community for those who don’t have stereotypically lean and muscular bodies. Here is what she had to say. jaime: Why did you decide to share your journey with others? You

...Continue

retreat recap

The first ever be.come project retreat took place from November 15-17 at the gorgeous 1440 Multiversity campus deep in the redwoods of central California. Members of our community came together in an insanely beautiful setting to explore body-neutrality in a safe environment. Yes, it’s true! Humans supporting humans — spending time together moving because we respect our bodies, not because

...Continue

staying grounded over the holidays

The holidays can be a wonderful time to reunite with your friends and family over food and festivities. They can also be a major source of stress for those of us who have strained relationships with our loved ones, food, mental health, or anything else. For the people who need a little extra support to get through the holidays unscathed

...Continue

meet your demo babe ll sarah shares

If you had told me two years ago that I was going to be a demo babe for the be.come project, I would have thought you were nuts. I was too busy being sick, very sick, horizontal on my parent’s couch, calling Social Security, watching “Shark Tank”, and holding on tight to Starr the dog. At 27, I could barely

...Continue

meet your demo babe ll kourtney shares

I’ve been actively be.coming for a full year, though I’ve been following Bethany since they launched the be.come project in January 2018. I signed up for the January project, but I was living in a small apartment that did not have any space for me to work out without hitting at least two pieces of furniture. Then I made a

...Continue

humans we admire ll steph kimou

To kick off our new series, humans we admire, the be.come project sat down with Stephanie Kimou, the founder and principal consultant of PopWorks Africa to learn more about what inspired her work supporting innovative African led development solutions on the continent. jaime: What is your background and what led you to found PopWorks Africa? steph: I began my career

...Continue

words we wish for

In our series, words we wish for, we pose questions to the community in order to gain perspectives from individuals from all walks of life. In our second installment, we posed the question, “I wish someone told me _______ when I lost weight” and here are some of the responses. First, a note from Bethany: I wish someone told me

...Continue

meet your demo babe ll arielle shares

I will be the first to admit that I am not an active be.comer. It would be a conservative estimate to say that I do the video once a week. Sometimes I feel like I’ve done it because I see the video clips on Instagram and it’s almost like I’ve done them, even though my body hasn’t moved from my

...Continue

how i’m feeling ll me, myself, and my anxiety

Trigger Warning: Content below includes discussion on body image and mental health topics including anxiety. This may be triggering to some. Ever since I became the social media intern at the be.come project, I’ve been challenged to look inward and really break down the way that I speak to myself. Like everyone, I have good days and bad days and

...Continue

taking up space ll shape interview

This interview originally appeared on Shape.com on July 29, 2019 by Bethany C. Meyers as told to Faith Brar My eating disorder began when I was 15 years old, a cheerleader in high school. Cheer was my whole life. When I wasn’t busy competing or at sporting events, I was practicing. During practice, we always had to wear sports bras.

...Continue

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