What is Body Positivity? Why is it important?

Body Positivity is defined as a social movement focused on the belief that every single human being should withhold a positive body image, while so challenging the ways in which society shows and looks at the human body.

I believe that it is crucial to have body positivity. The reasons for this is because by loving ourselves, changes happen when individuals begin to acknowledge they can adore themselves as they are directly at this time. It’s significant on the grounds that such a large number of individuals have lost their lives to dietary problems. It’s significant in light of the fact that there is so a lot of mind blowing excellence in the assorted variety of individuals on this planet and we have the right to see and experience everything. It’s significant on the grounds that we need the entirety of our vitality and assets to be put towards improving the world a spot, not squandered on regretting about or potentially attempting to consummate our bodies. While our work is for individuals everything being equal, we feel that it is particularly significant right presently to assist ladies with venturing into their capacity so together we can move the dominating society of our general public.

My Struggles With Body Dysmorphia

I have been diagnosed with Body Dysmorphia, It is when a person cannot stop thinking about their appearance.

Having Body Dysmorphia is definitely a challenge and hard to over come as it is a mental state of mind and medication does not serve as a solution. I never really knew that I had body dysmorphia I just always thought that I was just being harsh on myself just like any girl would be, The Only difference was it was not only affecting my happiness but also my Mental and Physical health I would just consume one meal per day, even with the consumption of one meal, just one thought would cause me to feel so much guilt just for eating something, so my body would not shut down on me. The guilt had become so severe to a point where I would Throw up the food I ate and not eat anything throughout the rest of the day. The habit of not eating became something that not only took a toll on my mental and physical health but even had an impact on my every day life such as college and work. I would almost become so light headed that I nearly passed out during work. I was just shutting myself out from the world and my loved ones. I just did not want to be here anymore .

Self Love is not something that happens over night, and definitely something that I still struggle with But I am working on and taking steps to getting there. I began seeing a therapist a recommended by my doctor which at first I refused, because I thought that me seeing a therapist would mean that there is actually something wrong with me, so I declined her offer, I still saw a reoccurrence of self hatred and starving my self or eating too little because of the guilt and shame I felt. I decided that it was time to make a change, I signed up to see a therapist. Seeing a therapist has been one of the best choices that I have made personally and it helped me start to take steps and dive in deeper to where this feeling of hatred and self loathing first originated from.

“Repeat to yourself : My Life is great. I am Great. Everything is happening for me. All of the things that I am currently experiencing are only taking me to the next level of my life. I am Growing. I am getting better. I choose to believe in sudden miracles and unexpected blessings.”

Self love starts with you It is something that is very crucial and accepting help does not make you weak but makes you even stronger for realizing that you deserve better, and that you deserve to have the best image of yourself as possible.

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