Body image problems can feature in a range of mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety and social phobias. In the case of body dysmorphic disorder, people can have a very distorted perception of their body and their appearance. Mirrors and windows are my enemy on the days when I’m having… Continue Reading Can body image problems affect our mental health? | BBC Tomorrow’s World

– Okay, America, it’s time to finally admit that we are obsessed with our body. Whether losing weight or gaining muscle, whether lifting our butts or finding a shirt that perfectly masks our perceived flaws. I know how it is, you see I was born with Pectus Excavatum. Which to… Continue Reading Positive Body Image & Self Love – A Rant for Mental Health + Body Acceptance

I remember in primary school, the teacher asked us what we would all do if we won the lottery. And my peers were saying, you know, “Go on holiday, “give my mum some presents,” and all I could think about was, I’d get my ears pinned back, a nose job,… Continue Reading What Body Dysmorphic Disorder Feels Like | Body Language

(instruments warming up) – [Instructor] Put your knee track over your toe. Good job. (whirs) (pulsing music) (gulps) (heavy breathing) – John? – Hey Erica. – Oh my god, hi! Oh I almost didn’t recognize you though, you look good. – I lost a little weight. – Okay, well it’s… Continue Reading Body Insecure