Videos I've Made
All of these videos can be found at Youtube.com/c/MattJosephDiaz and are updated on a bi-weekly basis.
The original "excess skin" video
matt shows his excess skin
This is the original video about the excess skin I deal with after losing 270 pounds over the past six years. It was incredibly emotional and raw, and though it ends up becoming way larger than I ever anticipated I am so grateful to all those who supported me after seeing it.
Why self-love is important
This is the first in a series of videos I began to do after my excess skin video went viral, where I talk about why it's important to love yourself.
3 Steps Towards self love
This is the second in a series of videos I began to do after my excess skin video went viral, where I explain the 3 most vital steps on beginning to journey to self love.
Let's talk about: stretch marks!
Today, we start a new series on this channel called "Let's Talk About" where we'll discuss the facts, rumors and cultural significance behind different body image-related issues. On our first episode, we talk about stretch marks.
reading anonymous hate & Cyberbullying!
Today, we're going to read some of the hateful messages I get online and use it as an opportunity to talk about body image, self esteem and cyberbullying.
You are valuable. You are important.
On the one year anniversary of the untimely death of one of my heroes, Robin Williams, we take a break from our scheduled programming to talk about suicide awareness and the value of every human being.
YOU ARE VALUABLE. YOU ARE IMPORTANT.
This is a written piece I've worked on for a little while. It's a personal story. It brings up a lot of things I've never talked about online. It's a story about insecurity, about bullying, about social pressure and a long journey towards self love.
Videos I'm featured in
How i lost half my body weight - the meredith vieira show
This is a short clip of as segment I did for the Meredith Vieira show on NBC, which was a wonderful opportunity. More of the segment can be seen here.
this is what 270 pounds of extra skin looks like - inside edition
My segment from Inside Edition the week following the video going viral.
Man Shows 270 Pounds of Excess Skin - JustKiddingNews
A video posted by JustKiddingNews, a popular Youtube channel, discussing the video.