In the new year, we are inundated with messages uplifting thin bodies. While some of it is well-intentioned, much of it is a societal obsession with body types that are not achievable. We are created beautiful and health comes in many sizes and shapes. So often we set up paradigms that tell us we are unlovable until we achieve some stage of fitness, starvation, or deprivation. This is body terrorism and we deserve more. We do not need to wait to feel beautiful, powerful, or worth. Let’s look at ways society feeds us messages that are not helpful to our health or wellbeing while we honor all our bodies have done to care for us. Your body needs you to love it today, just as it is, however it is, unapologetically.
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