Body image can be ongoing battle for many. Some habits to improve body image can include reducing body checking, practice body-love affirmations, and learn to talk back to the negative voice in your head.
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When Winter Slumps Take Over
Let’s talk about micro acts of Self-Care for the people-pleasers If you are reading this, you might be someone who feels stuck in the role of constantly pleasing others. Do you… Continuously seek approval from others? Pretend to agree with others to avoid conflict? Go out of your way to stand out by taking on more than you can handle? Hide what you are truly feeling inside? Say “yes” when you really mean “no?” If you resonated with any of this, you might be considered a people-pleaser (I know I am one!). You are NOT ALONE! This post will discuss how we can show up for ourselves the way we…
Body Image: Change Your Narrative
If you are not feeling good about your body know that you are not alone. Body dissatisfaction is so common that the research literature even refers to it as normative discontent, meaning it is normal not to feel good about your body. We are bombarded with messages that our body is not good enough. Think about a trip to your local CVS or Walgreens and how many products they sell to improve or change your body (Read about CVS Beauty Mark). We also live in a diet culture where we are told that our body should be thin. If it is not, then there is something wrong with us and…