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7 Body Image Tips from Dove's New "Patches" Campaign

Have you seen Dove's new campaign: Patches? Read about what happened when 10 women were given a revolutionary new "patch" to feel better about their body. I interviewed the lead researcher to learn more about this thought provoking new campaign. Dr. Kearney-Cooke gives us 7 tips people can take away from the study to help you feel good about your body today. Read More

While the study and these

While the study and these tips are interesting, why must we keep telling women how to feel beautiful in order to feel great. We have to stop reinforcing that our external appearance impacts our internal experience. As this study/video shows it was indeed a shift in their the internal experience/mind set that prompted these women to feel confident and perceive themselves as beautiful. That is the real message.

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Susan Albers, Psy.D., is a psychologist who specializes in eating issues, weight loss, body image concerns and mindfulness. 

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