We live in a society where MOST people don’t like their bodies, and body-image issues are affecting day-to-day our lives, leading to disordered eating, mental health conditions, and reduced quality of life. So, in a weight-bias culture that idealises the thin ideal, how do we learn to love our bodies?
In this powerful 10-minute interview The Fitness Dietitian Leanne Ward and I answer Gigi’s question – “How do I learn to love my body?”, discussing:
✔︎ Why most people in today’s society don’t like their bodies
✔︎ Body positivity being like learning a new language
✔︎ A common misinterpretation about improving your body-image
✔︎ The first step to becoming authentically body-positive
✔︎ Why weight is the only remaining “socially acceptable” stigma
✔︎ How do circumnavigate the biggest cause of body-image problems
✔︎ How seeing thousands of thin images actually distorts your visual field
✔︎ Our favourite body-positive advocates to follow!
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I hope you enjoyed the video, and would love you to try the “social media spring clean” we talk about – it’s how I often start body-image work with clients, and it’s a very powerful first step to authentic body-positivity!