So in light of my most recent life adventures, and my overall feelings this morning, I’m dedicating this blog to a bunch of neat articles about body image. Let’s get to it!
“Although we take pride in embracing our body just the way it is, like anyone, we’re prone to self-conscious moments.
From asymmetrical breasts to flabby upper arms, here’s a look at the four body parts that make us look twice in the mirror…and how we’re working to love them.” (Read More…)
What Eating Disorder Recovery Means & More
Here’s part two of my interview with Elizabeth Short, who writes the blog Finding Hope, about her recovery from an eating disorder. Elizabeth struggled with an eating disorder for 16 years. Though her eating disorder was severe and she suffered a long time, Elizabeth was able to recover. Like other women who’ve shared their stories on Weightless, she’s another example of the real hope – and recovery – that exists when you find effective treatment, commit yourself to it and work hard. (Read More…)
Body Image Boosters: Asking Yourself The Thought-Provoking Questions
Some good excercises to work on your self image.
How To Respect Your Body
“Respecting your body means treating it with dignity, and meeting its basic needs,” write registered dietitians Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch in their book, Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary Program That Works. “Many of our clients treat their pets with more respect than their own bodies – they feed them, take them out for walks, and are kind to them.” Wow, that’s a powerful statement, and, unfortunately, one that’s true for so many of us.” (Read More…)
Celeb lookalike surgery requests raise red flags
So don’t be trying to go out and become Kim Kardashian! (Read More…)