Posts tagged Body Image
#Bodygoals-Check yourself before you wreck yourself.

I hopped in the Mighty Soul community today to talk a little about what I went through with my body dysmorphia and binge eating disorder, and what I now realize the driving force behind my body goal making decision was.

It wasn't that I wanted to be healthier.

It was that I wanted to look good... because at the time I had experienced a lot of rejection for my personality, and I thought the only way people would accept me was if I looked like someone worthy of having a conversation with.

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The truth about self-love and body acceptance

We have been taught that focusing on our bodies will fix everything in our lives. That having the “perfect” figure will lead us to total overall health and happiness. But this is so misinformed. Not only was I awakened to the truth that mental, emotional, and spiritual health are essential in an overall healthy body, I have been experiencing it for myself for the last year..especially the last 3 months.

It is impossible to achieve and sustain a healthy physical body if our mind and emotions aren’t at ease, and it’s difficult to achieve this without having faith in some kind of higher power.

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Food Freedom, Body Peace, & Confidence- You Need to Go Backwards Before You Have Any Chance of Moving Forwards

It’s a rebellion, really.

I run this free Facebook community that I created to support and help guide women (probably much like yourself if you are reading this) in their journey’s towards authentic health, food freedom, and body peace..and one of the questions I ask upon entrance is something like “how would you expect to FEEL once you have a better relationship with food and your body?”

And guess what the two answers I receive the most often are?

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How my perspective on the body positive movement has changed since I stopped chasing the goal of weight loss

I was thinking about the whole body positive movement again today..and I wonder how many people have come across my website or social media accounts and were immediately annoyed by my message.

Or more specifically, turned off by the fact that I am someone that is preaching it.

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Is the #bodypositive movement intimidating you?

I posted a quick blurb on my Instagram and one on my Facebook account this morning that were related to the body positive movement and how loving your body doesn’t necessarily have to mean posing half naked on social media to prove it.

I’ve already gotten quite a bit of engagement (positive and negative) on this message so I decided to take it to the blogs.

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