Deland, Sept. 2013

A positive body image goes beyond liking your looks. It encompasses taking good care of yourself and leading a fulfilling life. In this weekly series, I share some of my favorite posts from some of my favorite bloggers on this topic. Sometimes I also share relevant pieces that I’ve written on the Web. Hope you find these links inspiring!

Critical questions to consider when caring for yourself: “So, what do you need right now more than anything else?  How will you give it to yourself?”

“The way we meet and treat our own hungers sets up the pattern and norm for how we allow ourselves to be treated by others.”

When you feel like you don’t belong.

4 ways to help you realize that you’re enough, right now, precisely as you are.

5 wise strategies for surviving the holidays.

Family, body acceptance and the holidays.

Questions to ask yourself when you’re just not bouncing back.

On investing in yourself.

How to have faith in yourself.

Small but significant ways we can grow every day.

What to avoid for getting a good night’s sleep.

The importance of community and self-portraiture.

Finding comfort during tough times.

What do you wish for this year?

If you haven’t yet, check out the Weightless Holiday Gift Guide.

Hope you’re having a wonderful weekend!



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    Last reviewed: 15 Dec 2013

APA Reference
Tartakovsky, M. (2013). Body Image Boosters From The Blogosphere 12.15.13. Psych Central. Retrieved on October 20, 2014, from




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