TEDxSanAntonio Carolyn Becker Combating Body Dissatisfaction the Destructive Impact


TEDxSanAntonio Carolyn Becker Combating Body Dissatisfaction The Destructive Impact – Speaker: Carolyn Becker, PhD Title of talk: Combating Body Dissatisfaction: The Destructive Impact About this talk: Imagine all the people in the world you know who hate their bodies and add up all the hours and weeks they spend worrying about their body image. Carolyn Becker asks the audience to imagine what the world would be like if we harnessed that negative energy and used it on something productive. About Carolyn Becker: A licensed clinical psychologist and Associate Professor at Trinity University, Becker focuses on how to prevent and treat eating disorders and toxic body image issues in women and young girls. For more information on Becker: HYPERLINK “www.trinity.edu www.trinity.edu AboutTEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations) Video Opener by Rod Guajardo foursandyfeet.com. Music: MUSICXXX Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons “Attribution 3.0.


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