Mondays can be rough for many of us, and this doesn’t create the ideal environment for building a better body image. To help you turn that around, every Monday features a tip, activity, inspiring quote or some other tidbit to help boost your body image – and kick-start the week on a positive note.
Today, I’m pleased to present a guest post by Amy Harman, a a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who writes the blog Becoming a Better Woman from the Inside Out. She urges us to rethink our view of looking good and being good and more!
Got a tip for improving body image? Email me at mtartakovsky at gmail dot com, and I’ll be happy to feature it. I’d love to hear from you!
A lot of times we get caught up worrying about whether we look like we “should” (which is of course defined by our culture in narrow, unrealistic terms).
Am I too fat? Do I have the right legs for this skirt? Does my hair flatter my face? What color should my nail polish be? Is someone going to notice my zits? Do I have to wear a swimsuit???