What does “healthy” mean to you? Health has become increasingly trendy, and the average US citizen sees 5000 advertising messages a day. Unfortunately, many “health” advertisements emphasize thinness as being healthy, and it can be hard to look past media stereotypes when they’re the only ones you see. Healthy doesn’t always mean thin or athletic, … Continue reading Five Tips for a Healthier Body!
Eating disorders are physical and psychological reactions towards food and weight that if not treated on time, they can have deadly consequences. According to Alison Oberne, M.A. in general psychology and faculty member of the College of Public Health at USF, eating disorders are mental health disorders in which people tend to have struggles that … Continue reading Measuring Beauty by the Pounds on a Scale Can Lead to Death
On the set of John Legend’s "You and I" music video, 63 women answered the question, "what do you see when you look in the mirror?" From cancer survivors to pre-teens, each woman has a unique perspective, and although they're individual beauty shines, they suffer with self-acceptance at one point or another. This biggest takeaway I … Continue reading What Do You See When You Look in the Mirror?