Tag: body dysmorphia

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Managing Body Dysmorphia

Earlier this month I wrote about body dysmorphia and some of my experience with it. This week, I’d like to focus on how I manage it and some things you can try if you also suffer from it. As I mentioned before, body dysmorphia can make it very difficult to live a happy and fulfilling …

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I let my ‘flaws’ define me for too long.

Last week I talked a bit about body dysmorphia, and this week, I thought I’d share some of my experiences with it. This is a bit difficult for me; despite how far I’ve come, there is a part of me that will always see these ‘flaws’ in myself. (My victory is in being able to …

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Body Dysmorphia: An Introduction

There’s a chance that you haven’t heard the term ‘body dysmorphia’ before, but I can guarantee you’ve at least heard of some of the effects it can have. For example: self-harm, depression, low self-esteem, a lack of confidence, anorexia, bulimia, binging, or excessive working out. (To be clear, these are examples of some things that …

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