Weight Loss is Not Always Healthy

A photo posted by BoPo w/ Michelle Elman (@mindsetforlifeltd) on Jan 26, 2017 at 11:28am PST THIS IS NOT A BEFORE AND AFTER PHOTO. This is two after photos. In both these photos, I have just lost 30 lbs. But there’s only one where I am happy and healthy and there is only one that … Continued

Weight Loss and Body Positivity

TRIGGER WARNING: Diet culture, weight loss and clean eating I’ve wanted to have this conversation on my YouTube channel for so long and I finally did it, and to say I’m nervous to post this is an understatement. I was inspired to make this video because I saw a YouTuber say that they felt excluded from … Continued

How To Stop Comparing Yourself

If comparing yourself has always been the issue you struggle with and the thing that you face constantly, then this video is for you. Comparing yourself is human instinct, its natural and if you didn’t, you would be considered autistic or a sociopath. It’s a necessary part of your evolution and understanding that will help … Continued

We need change.

I went to see Embrace @bodyimagemovement last night and to say I was inspired is an understatement. When you’ve been in this movement long enough, it’s easy to forget how much of the population haven’t heard of body positivity, it’s easy to forget that there is still an ever present need for body positivity. It … Continued

Is Make-Up Body Positive?

“Makeup isn’t inherently anti-body positive. The only problem is when you use it as a necessity”. People often call makeup, women’s warpaint but I hate that saying, I don’t need warpaint. I don’t need to cover my blemishes or hide in order to face the world. This is the video for you if you struggle … Continued

Don’t laugh like that, it’s unfeminine.

“Don’t laugh like that, it’s unfeminine” Women telling other women that they are unfeminine is unfeminine. Being told you are unfeminine or unladylike is the worst insult when you grow up in Hong Kong but when someone said this to me over Christmas, I just laughed. AGAIN. I laughed in the face of the patriarchy. … Continued

Body Positivity In Your Real LIfe

BODY POSITIVITY DOESN’T JUST EXIST ON INSTAGRAM. Trust me, once you put your BoPo pants on, you won’t be taking them off. Don’t worry – these pants don’t need to be changed 😉 In fact, the best part about wearing these pants is they don’t add to your laundry pile AT ALL. Did a whole … Continued

Not Caring What You Look Like

“There is no power in looking silly and not caring that you do” – Amy Poehler Yesterday I posted a quote from a podcast I did with the amazing @summerinnanen and the post was overwhelmed with trolls. I woke up this morning tired because frankly I’ve had to defend my position way too much this … Continued

You are More Than Your Label.

For years now, I’ve rejected any, and nearly every label. I find them restricting and exclusive. I think they put people in boxes and separates us all into an “us” vs. “them” mentality. Personally, I grew up resenting these labels because I never fit any category. I never fit in and I never found anyone … Continued