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!
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?
What does “healthy” really mean? I recently attended an “Accepting Our Bodies” workshop offered at the Counseling Center. Honestly, I thought I had learned everything about body image and self-acceptance in middle school, but I was mistaken. Our bodies are constantly changing and so does the way we view ourselves. I did not realized the … Continue reading Embrace Your Body: Overcoming Barriers to Self-Acceptance