A little body positivity goes a long way.
I have often thought to myself that if I ever have a daughter, I would really have to watch how much I complain about my body. The last thing I would want is for her to grow up with a warped body image. I never once thought about what it could be doing to my boys.
You deserve love. Your thighs, big or small, deserve love. Unless you're a cold-blooded murderer or torturer of kittens. If either of those are the case, please carry on with self-loathing.
"If you want to work out, go work out. You don't need to tell everyone what an awful person you are," she said. "If you don't
Yes, fat talk is terrible for your emotional well-being. It would be a kindness to yourself and your friends to ban it from
While some use selfies to subvert dominant paradigms, many young women are using selfies in a manner that, like fat talk, extols the thin-ideal and Western beauty paradigm, continues the normalization of body image dissatisfaction, and reinforces the idea that you must self-denigrate in order to fit in and receive positive affirmations from your friends.
No matter how many Women's Studies classes you've taken, or even taught, it's hard to silence the noise that tells you: at least part of your worth is tied to your waistline.
To say body image and weight are sore subjects in regard to ballet is an understatement. The line for reasonable expectations continues to be blurred.
Corning said in a press release that the results of the new study are important "because they raise awareness about how women
Maybe what we need to give up for Lent isn't a forbidden food, but the Fat Talk instead. Eating is indeed a sacred practice. As is the speech we use to feed our minds.
The study examined the prevalence of "fat talk" and "old talk" among women between the ages of 18 and 87. Fat talk is a common
Conversations stressing the importance of weight loss -- with others or ourselves -- have been coined "fat talk" by professionals in the mental health field.