Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Body Image: Looking at Research and Women, Food, & God

How do you feel about your body? That seems like a simple question, but for many women, even attractive women who choose to be honest, the answer is neither simple nor positive. Throw weight or shape into the equation and rarely will you hear a positive answer. Did you ever think that maybe it's not your actual body holding you back but your feelings about your body?

Research conducted by a clinical psychologist at the Pennington Biomedical Center in Baton Rouge, La., indicates negative feelings about our bodies--obsessing about weight, internalizing the criticisms of others about our looks--hinders us from reaching legitimate health goals. ... Please read the full post at BlogHer.com

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