How Hating Your Body Serves You

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Hating your body serves you. Yes it does, or you wouldn’t do it. So often, women see their bodies in a negative light and seem to always have an inner voice criticizing in the background. When I introduce the idea in my programs and services that you can choose self-acceptance and self-love right now, instead of waiting until your body changes, it makes women uncomfortable. Almost like they’d rather be stuck in body hatred.
Moving from body discontentment to body love is hard, I get it. It might be because of the underlying perceived benefits of hating your body. In this video, I’ll explore those benefits and provide perspective.

Watch this video, and then let me know about your insights and aha’s in our private Facebook community.

How Hating Your Body Serves You

Want to move beyond diet culture, hating your body, and start to love and trust yourself?

Let me guide you through Yoga for Mindful Eating and Living – The Workshop, as part of Worthy and Well’s Cross-Canada Road Trip 2017. Learn how to eat mindfully, love your body, and live consciously. You may also be interested in the following online programs for the public and nutrition professionals, respectively:

Wondering what yoga has to do with it? Take the first step and get yourself signed up for the Yoga for Mindful Eating and Living Interview Series! It’s free and I interview 5 inspiring women about their relationships with food and their bodies, and how yoga has played a role in their healing.

 

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Mary Collette Rogers July 6, 2017, 1:07 pm

Loved this video–I was hooked immediately by the subject line and wondered how you were going to support it. But now I see that hating our bodies looks like it “serves us,” but in reality, it doesn’t–just a cultural myth. You’re right–time for a culture shift. Thanks for being brave enough to call for it.

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worthyandwell July 6, 2017, 1:22 pm

Hi Mary! Thank you for your comment. It absolutely IS time for a culture shift. Thank you for your support with this!

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