Body Positive

Short, tall, fat, thin, wrinkly, disabled. Beauty is a social construct, and in the only world that really counts—that of self-image—everyone can feel beautiful. Here's how to back away from the mirror and treat your body, and yourself, with compassion and respect.
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How Do You See Yourself?

By Renee Engeln Ph.D.

Use self-talk to move away from the mirror and back to living your life.

Looking in the Mirror

By Tara Well Ph.D.

How confronting your own image can reduce self-criticism.

Body Image and Happy Relationships

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.

New research shows the role of body image in your relationship satisfaction.

A Duty to Be Beautiful?

By Heather Widdows Ph.D.

The changing demands of beauty.