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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

body image


Ashley Graham shows off pregnancy stretch marks for body positivity

February 18, 2020 1:45 pm

An advocate of body positivity, plus size model Ashley Graham has time and again challenged beauty standards and inspired women to do the same.

We need to change the way we see beauty: Jennifer Lawrence

January 08, 2020 1:22 pm

The Hunger Games actor highlighted how the audience tends to watch actors and compare their respective bodies.

Smelling lemons can help you feel lighter, says study

September 16, 2019 2:30 pm

The study has established that olfactory and auditory stimuli might change how we perceive our body.

There's no one perfect body, be your own favourite woman: Ashley Graham

August 29, 2019 2:54 pm

"I was never going to be perfect enough for an industry that defines perfection from the outside in. And that's okay; rolls, curves, cellulite, all of it. I love every part of me."

Motherhood reduces breast size dissatisfaction, says study

June 24, 2019 12:55 pm

Perfectionistic self-presentation -- the desire to create an image of flawlessness in the eyes of other people -- is known to contribute towards negative body image.

Your social circle may help boost your body image

January 30, 2019 5:04 pm

Researchers from the University of Waterloo in Canada found that being around people preoccupied with their body image was detrimental, that spending time with people who were non-body focused had a positive impact.

Meltem Isik's powerful photos capture the complexities of living with body dysmorphia

November 26, 2018 2:23 pm

Meltem Isik photographed people with Body Dysmorphic Disorder. Although the series took its final shape as a photographic installation, the process is closely akin to sculpture and performance.

Millennials going overboard to obtain six-pack: Survey

June 05, 2018 2:41 pm

Instead of discussing the issue or seeking advice from their doctors, men often turn to supplements and extreme workout regimens to change their bodies, the findings showed. Millennials going overboard with supplements.

Feel good about your looks and enjoy super sex life: Study

May 15, 2016 4:19 pm

According to the researchers, body image is strongly linked to overall life satisfaction and feelings about romantic relationships.

Body image: Are media disclaimers effective?

April 19, 2016 8:16 pm

The study results offer reason for pessimism regarding the effectiveness of disclaimers and subvertising for improving body image.