Tag Archives: Body Image

30 Habits & Beliefs That Hurt Your Body Image

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Last week, I wrote about 30 habits that can help improve your body image every day. Today, let’s chat about the beliefs and habits that can prevent us from building a more positive body image. Some of these may come from society, the media, or even your own home. While you don’t need to tackle all these[…]

What Body Image Means to You

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I used to think that a healthy body image was all about being OK with how you look, or better yet, being happy with how you look. And I wasn’t. So I thought that I had to somehow become happier with my hips, thighs, belly, and essentially all of me. My initial idea for a[…]

Body Image & Weight Loss: What Are You Waiting For?

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To so many people, weight loss signifies a positive future. It isn’t just losing weight for “health purposes.” It’s finally liking our bodies – and ourselves. It’s finally taking better care of ourselves because we think we truly deserve it after we’ve reached our “goal weight.” It’s finally being self-confident. It’s finally being popular. It’s[…]

Body Image and Reality: Changing Perspectives?

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More than 300 million adults worldwide are overweight, and they’re increasingly failing to recognize the problem, a recent survey has found. The data comes from 853 men and 944 women living in Great Britain in 1999, and 847 men and 989 women in 2007. In 2007, of those who are overweight, only 75 percent realized they fall[…]

There Is a New Link Between Screen-Time and Autism

There Is a New Link Between Screen-Time and Autism | screen

Too much exposure, especially in boys, may stunt social development. Brains at every age, especially developing ones, adapt to the environment in which they find themselves. What worries a growing number of advocates are the potential risks of heavy screen exposure, including, they believe, the hastening of autism in the young and attention deficit–hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in older children [1].[…]

Understanding the Dynamics of Workaholism Obsession

Understanding the Dynamics of Workaholism Obsession

“Has your attention become narrowly fixated on your work?” Workaholism and Obsession In order to further understand one of the inner dynamics of workaholism—that perfectionism leads to obsession, and in turn, obsession leads to increasing levels of narcissism—our focus now turns to the role that obsession plays. The Thinking function has a single-focused awareness capacity that zeros in on[…]

Confessions of a Smartphone Junkie

Confessions of a Smartphone Junkie

Protecting our “humanware” by changing our smartphone behavior I AM A SMARTPHONE JUNKIE. I am not embarrassed by this since nearly everyone I see in my world appears to think that what is contained in the little box in their purse or pocket is more important than what is right in front of their face[…]

Do you have a digital addiction?

Do you have a digital addiction?

Are you digitally addicted? Hours-long Internet surfing that contributes to severe weight loss or gain, obsessive e-mail checking, and freaking out (beyond the initial few minutes) when your cell phone goes missing may be signs that you have a digital addiction. Executive Director Cosette Dawna Rae, MSW, LSWAIC heads up an Internet addiction recovery program called RESTART[…]

Going to Extremes

Going to Extremes

New studies reveal that too much exercise can be detrimental to your health. The subject of beauty, especially as it radiates outward from the recesses of our minds, behavior, and life choices, is my passion. I’ve been known to take that passion to extremes on occasion: traveling from pillar to post speaking about my book, The[…]

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