NO BS 411 on Eating Disorders & Body Image (Nov 7th – Part 1 of 2) W/ Becca Marino


NO BS 411 On Eating Disorders & Body Image (Nov 7th – Part 1 of 2) w/ Becca Marino – Be sure to watch PART 2 of this week’s NO BS 411 for Becca’s 7 POWER-Steps 2 Healthy Body Image Highlights and Stats from video ————————————————- Body image is . . . • How you see yourself when you look in the mirror or when you picture yourself in your mind. • What you believe about your own appearance (including your memories, assumptions, and generalizations). • How you feel about your body, including your height, shape, and weight. • How you sense and control your body as you move. How you feel in your body, not just about your body. —————————————————- ‘da TRUTH: ? People with negative body image have a greater likelihood of developing an eating disorder and are more likely to suffer from feelings of depression, isolation, low self-esteem, and obsessions with weight loss.* ? Media images that help to create cultural definitions of beauty and attractiveness are often acknowledged as being among those factors contributing to the rise of eating disorders.* *NEDA-The Media, Body Image and Eating Disorders ————————————————– Body Image Statistics: • The body type portrayed in advertising as the ideal is possessed naturally by only 5% of American females.3 • 47% of girls in 5th-12th grade reported wanting to lose weight because of magazine pictures.12 • 69% of girls in 5th-12th grade reported that magazine pictures influenced their idea of a perfect body shape


Suicide prevention hotline receives more than 500 texts

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Causes for teen suicide include: stress over school; feelings of being misunderstood by parents or teachers; struggles with friendships or romantic relationships; social isolation; low self-esteem; developmental issues; recent loss; bullying; eating …
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10 seek title of Miss Racine 2013

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Her talent is a Tae Kwon Do demonstration, and her platform is “Child Abuse Prevention.” * Abby Krekling, 19, of Racine, … She will dance to “Fever” for her talent presentation, and her platform is “Eating Disorder Education.” Miss Racine Outstanding …
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