Your size and shape are part of what makes you unique! Honor your body by listening to it, giving it what it needs, and accepting it. Strive for health and wellness, not a particular size or shape.
Weight Loss Ads Exploit Women
In my opinion, Weight Watchers is exploiting women who admire Jennifer Hudson because they are using the talent and success of a young woman to sell their product to millions of women who do not have access to the primary contributing factors that have helped Ms. Hudson to lose eighty pounds.
Acceptance and Self Worth
We often look outside of ourselves to determine if we are ok. Eating the so called right foods, judging our body weight as desirable or not are only two of the ways we may gauge our self worth. Knowing we are not perfect, but appreciating our unique qualities helps to answer the question, Am I ok?
Body Image for Women Shaped by Mothers
Some studies indicate that how mothers feel about their own bodies is more detrimental to the body image of young girls than images projected in the mainstream media. Here are five tips to help mothers promote healthy body images for their daughters.
Lizzie Miller is comfortable in her skin, are you?
Glamour magazine’s September issue shows a photograph of 20-year-old Lizzie Miller, sitting in her underwear. As this issue of Glamour hits the newsstands, women flood the magazine with tearful yet grateful letters and emails. Television shows, newspapers and blogs cover the story, and everyone is
Saartjie Baartman South African Icon Body Image Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Body Image Site Map
Saartjie Baartman was a woman who made the best of circumstances and her physical attributes. Once displayed as living curiosity, she is now considered a heroine in her homeland. While we spend money and time trying to change how our bodies look, Saartjie show us acceptance is possible for us all.
Think your link belongs here? Use the contact page to let this editor know.