Tag Archives: Body Image

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Beauty Standards

What do you think being beautiful really means? All answers to that question are correct, because there’s no right or wrong response. Despite what society tries to make us believe, there is no “ideal” beauty. There are no exact measurements, hair color, eye color, or…

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Love Your Body vs. Change Your Body

Has anyone seen this month’s Seventeen magazine? As I flipped through the magazine, our society’s obsession with appearance and changing the way we look was everywhere. There was advice on how to attract a guy by applying new summer makeup and a guide on how…

Love Your Body

Valentine’s Day: Love Your Body!

It’s February 1st, and Valentine’s Day is just two weeks away. This morning I received an e-mail that had a really awesome pdf attached, titled “20 Ways to Love Your Body” (compiled by Margo Maine, Ph.D. and distributed by the National Eating Disorders Association) that…

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Digital Enhancement = Not Cool

Just about every piece of advertising that we come in contact with has pictures that have been photoshopped. It is very hard nowadays for girls to be able to tell whether or not a computer program has been used to shave off some pounds to make…