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!
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!
Last week Jess Weiner’s Glamour article, “Jess Weiner’s Weight Struggle: ‘Loving My Body Almost Killed Me,’” caused quite a stir (and for good reason).
It sparked a debate that had many of us questioning Weiner’s definition of body acceptance communities and what loving one’s body really means.
(By the way, thanks so much to everyone who commented. I appreciate your thoughtful words!)
Today, I thought it’d be fitting to think about what accepting and loving our bodies really means to each of us. It’s a vital conversation because it concerns our well-being and health mentally, physically and emotionally.
So spend some time this week considering what body acceptance and body love signify in your own life. You can even brainstorm a list on paper.
To me loving my body means:
What does loving your body mean to you? Please share below!
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Last reviewed: 15 Aug 2011