The body positivity movement is one that has been gaining more attention over the past few years, particularly since 2016 when Ashley Graham was the first plus sized model to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine. Body positivity celebrates all body types, encourages people to love and appreciate their bodies, and emphasizes that a healthy body can vary widely in size. And with this comes an important lesson on improving our relationship with food.
If you’re feeling like you, or someone you know, could use some motivation to help improve body image, avoid unhealthy dieting cycles, and make peace with food once and for all, here are five resources we love.
We love this weekly podcast series by registered dietitian and eating disorder specialist, Julie Duffy Dillon. It’s catered to people looking to improve their complicated relationships with food in order to make peace.
This comprehensive 8-step program helps you to stop focusing on your perceived imperfections and, instead, start feeling more confident about the way you look.
If there is a young girl in your life, you must grab a copy of this inspiring and fun quarterly magazine for her. It was created in 2016 for young girls ages 5 to 10 to promote self esteem – and that includes body confidence. You can pick up a subscription or buy individual copies here.
“A Daily Guide to Radical Self Acceptance” by Rosie Molinary incorporates practical techniques into a 365-day action plan that empowers women to regain a healthy self-image, shore up self-confidence, reframe and break undermining habits of self-criticism, and champion their own emotional and physical well-being.
A pioneer of the concept of intuitive eating, Tribole teaches you all about what intuitive eating is and how to adopt it as your method of eating, so you can stop counting calories, free yourself from food’s control, and ditch dieting once and for all.
Visit our recipes page for meals that can help you feel more positive and full of energy.