What can we do to help create a positive body image?
There are a number of things we can practice. .
As mentioned in an earlier post we can appreciate our body for what it can do for us.
We should not compare our body to others. You would never frown upon an apple because it does not look like an orange. We waste countless time comparing ourselves to others. We are each unique. We bring with us our own unique abilities and attributes.
Reminder yourself that the media does not depict “normal” body images.
Comparison creates resentment and disappointment. Recognition of our own uniqueness and abilities creates appreciation and self-esteem.
CHANGE OUR BODY IMAGE - Comparisons