The NAWLS Small bite for March 13th is
Accept your body.
Are there parts of your body you find so undesirable you hide them from your spouse or significant other? Body image issues are common among weight loss surgery patients. It seems that some people expect perfection inthemselves and find any slight flaw a reason for self loathing.
Resources exist to help you loosen the grip a poor body image can have on your life. While youmay not love every aspect of your body, you can work on acceptance, and perhaps even learn how to avoid obessing about your body and how it looks.
Action for the day:
If body image is an issue for you, check out a book from the libray about this topic today; or better yet find a therapist who can help you work through your body image issues.
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