In this episode I talk about body image, partly what it is and especially the influences our society and culture have on how we think and relate to our feelings about our bodies.
Let’s explore what the starting point for exploring body image is. This is Body Image for beginners.
I will touch on different concepts that we hear about when we talk about body image, such as body love, body acceptance and body neutrality.
When did you first learn that your body was a problem? And what if it wasn’t a problem to be fixed? What if the only thing we have to “fix” is how we think about bodies, our own as well as other people’s bodies.
I’ll talk a bit about weight discrimination and how it affects us all even though it proportionately hurts people in larger bodies.
Finally I’ll also share a couple of simple tips that can help get you started on your own journey of feeling more at ease with your body.