The Body Positivity Movement- and why it’s hurting more than it helps

I, like most of my peers, get self-conscious. Particularly, conscious of my body. Some days when I look in the mirror, I feel that 10 extra pounds snuck in and attached itself to my gut in the dead of night. Most people at some point in their life have felt bad about their appearance, specifically their weight. As a society, there is no question that we idolize certain body types. Rail-thin models adorn the cover of every magazine, advertisements on the computer and television screen show you how to shed pounds quick, and most stores don’t produce clothing too far … Continue reading The Body Positivity Movement- and why it’s hurting more than it helps