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What the science of body image can teach us about feeling better in our own skin.
Jessica Alleva Ph.D.
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Is the body-positive movement contributing to the "obesity crisis?" Recent research and media have gotten it all wrong.
New research suggests that fitness instructors will provide lower quality care to their larger-bodied clients.
Want to get physically active—and build body positivity at the same time? These two online resources will help you get started.
Do media images of "perfect-looking" women and men make you feel bad about your body? You're not alone. Here's what you can do to "shield" yourself and be content with your body.
Want to feel more body positive? New research investigates why it's important to think of your body in terms of what it can do, rather than how it looks.
Do women feel any better about their own body as a result of this new ethos? Recent research has the answers.
Ready to feel more positively about your body in 2018? Here's one powerful change that you can make now.
Jessica Alleva, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of psychology at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, and a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Appearance Research in the U.K.