What is Negative Body Image?
Body image issues are very common. There is a strong relationship between body image and the media – it can be very hard to avoid comparing our bodies with unrealistic ideals. Low self-esteem and self-loathing can be the result, creating the risky weight loss strategies, eating disorders and mental health issues like depression, anxiety and anger.
Teens and girls are amongst the most common sufferers of negative body image, but these days boys, men and older women can also suffer.
The good news is that there is negative body image help at hand. Whether you are helping a friend, a son or daughter or yourself, we have holistic strategies for ending the cycle of comparison, and building self-esteem.