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What Is Body Image Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for What Is Body Image.

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Weight Loss Journals: Hands-On Inspiration

Visual images can be powerful tools in helping you reach your goals. There are lots of creative ways to use this motivation technique, such as posting an image of your goal where you’ll see it most—in your car, on a bathroom mirror, or on...  Read more

Help Your Kids Love Their Bodies

Playing, friends, and homework are among the top things a kid thinks about during a day. But increasingly, one's body shape, size and appearance are competing thoughts. According to Kathy Kater, author of the book Real Kids Come in All Sizes (200...  Read more

Boost Your Bathing Suit Confidence

While training one of my clients, we had a conversation that left me thinking for days. Elaine has been exercising with me for over 10 years, is in her seventies, and truly one of my role models. Her high energy, devotion to staying fit and healthy,...  Read more

5 Reasons to Get Rid of Your Skinny Jeans

Peek into a woman's closet, and tucked amid all the clothes is something that almost every woman keeps. She strives to wear it again someday, no matter how unrealistic or out of style it may be. What is it? Her "skinny" jeans. Whether y...  Read more

Healthy Cookware and Bakeware

My late maternal grandmother was the kind of grandmother who set the bar. She could whip up an outfit for me on her sewing machine in less than a day. Her cookie jar was always stocked with homemade chocolate chip cookies. And of course, her grammar...  Read more

Ugh I am half way done with my workout.....still w
Updated 7/27/2015 5:51:25 PM

Ugh I am half way done with my workout.....still walking and it is so hot. Had to wear a thicker tee because dumb dumb, me, forgot a bra. The heat and humidity, plus the tee, plus the no bra makes this difficult lol....  Read more

I am fairly new here. I been doing this for a week
Updated 7/27/2015 2:02:04 PM

I am fairly new here. I been doing this for a week now. I love how I can track my food and exercise, and my goals. I enjoy reading all the positive post it encourages me to keep going. I have lost 1 lb. this week my goal is 40 lbs....  Read more

In November I am donating a kidney to my husband a
Updated 7/28/2015 6:11:19 AM

In November I am donating a kidney to my husband and I still have 31 pounds ro go need ideas on how to strengthen my midsection more....  Read more

Hi 😊 I am struggling with eating healthily at t
Updated 7/27/2015 6:50:21 AM

Hi 😊 I am struggling with eating healthily at the weekends especially when I visit friends and family. They mean well but often just want to feed you (nan is the worst) and BBQ'S are also a mine field! Any advice on surviving the weekend and famil...  Read more

Why am I awake at 2:36am? Maybe I ate too late?!
Updated 7/27/2015 3:45:18 AM

Why am I awake at 2:36am? Maybe I ate too late?!...  Read more

Media Motivation

Instead of letting media images of fit and fabulous women demotivate me, I decided to turn that on its head and use those images as a light to run towards. There is a particular actress who, whenever I see her, I think looks amazing. Her body is fit,...  Read more

Eating Right

When I put any food in my mouth I imagine how it affects my body. If I get a negative image in my mind I won't eat it. For example, I get the best images from eating kale and spinach, as I imagine them clearing "gunk" out of my body as they pass thro...  Read more

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  Read more

Will Photo Editing Eventually be a Thing of the Past?

I've never been a big fan of fashion magazines for a number of reasons.  First, I've never considered myself to be a "fashionista".  If you saw me on the street, my standard outfit is usually sweatpants and a t-shirt. ...  Read more

10 Workout Songs I Totally Dig Right Now

I am always on the lookout for new workout songs. I keep a paper and pen in my purse at all times so I can jot them down when I hear them. Since I continuously add to my playlist to keep my workouts fresh and fun, I figured I'd help you out too....  Read more

My First Encounter with Body Image and Fitting In Society

I remember so clearly my first encounter with body image. It was the summer or fall 1979. I was about 6 or soon turning 7. My family, at the time, was struggling financially. Mostly due to my dads' drinking. We got the rare opportunity of going...  Read more

Creating a positive body image in my head

A lot has changed in a month. I feel better, stronger and more importantly - I feel more loving towards myself. I am trying to stop rubbing my own face in the mud whenever I fail and instead I want to pick myself up and keep climbing higher :) I f...  Read more