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‘Operation Beautiful’ leader to speak against ‘fat talk’


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Caitlyn Boyle

DAVIDSON – Charlottean Caitlin Boyle, editor of the “Operation Beautiful” campaign to end “fat talk” and promote positive body image, will speak Thursday, March 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lilly Family Gallery of Davidson College Chambers Building.

The 27-year-old Ms. Boyle is the author of the book “Operation Beautiful: Transforming the Way You See Yourself One Post-it Note at a Time.” She is a longtime HealthyTippingPoint.com blogger about healthy lifestyle, and “Operation Beautiful” was launched from that blog in June 2009. Read the full story

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4-min. interview: Rosie Molinary's 'Beautiful You'


Rosie Molinary

Rosie Molinary. Click the image to watch the interview.

In 2007, Davidson author Rosie Molinary wrote “Hijas Americanas: Beauty, Body Image, and Growing Up Latina,” which looked at the coming-of-age experiences of Latinas in America. Readers of the book, Latinas or not, have responded to her messages about having a healthy-self image, and it led her to write a new volume, “Beautiful You: A Daily Guide to Radical Self-Acceptance.” As its title implies, it’s a book filled with 365 days of readings, exercises and tips for any woman struggling with concerns about appearance and self-image. DavidsonNews.net met with Rosie last week for a 4-minute interview about the book and its message, and some of the planned events and activities coinciding with the book’s release. (More about the book below) Read the full story

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