Negative Body Image Issues

Building a Healthy Body Image
Both emotional specialists and psychologists generally agree that eating disorders are generally rooted in negative body image.  When this happens, sufferers usually see distorted body images when they gaze in a mirror – and as such, feel “fat” or otherwise imperfect regardless of whether these terms accurately describe the structure of their physical bodies.

Negative body images can manifest from one or more of the following factors:

Negative Conditioning     Our parents’ and family members’ attitudes toward food and concepts of beauty can significantly factor in our body image.  For example, parents who…

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