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Is Your Self Talk Positive?

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We hear a lot about body image and since Dove’s “Real Beauty Sketches” there has been a lot of discussion on this topic.

Teens’ Negative Body Images Play Role in Later Adult Obesity – Diabetes Health (press release)

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Teens’ Negative Body Images Play Role in Later Adult ObesityDiabetes Health (press release)If you’re concerned about your teen’s extra pounds, it might be a good idea to keep those concerns to yourself and enforce some healthier eating habits instead …

When I was in the custom clothing business, the first thing I would ask a new customer to do was collect photos of styles they liked from magazines (now we can do this on Pinterest).  The result was that the new customer would start defining their “Personal Style”.  When the customer brought their clippings to their appointment, I would ask them why they liked a particular photo, was it the garment or the whole look or feeling?  Often I would hear “I love that skirt but my hips are too big.”  My reply was always, “You have a small waist!”  Turning negitive self talk into positive body statements is the first step in changing the individual’s body image. This YouTube video was produced for teens but maybe we Mature Women could benefit by hearing it now:  Self Esteem Tips: Dealing with Body Image Issues

Sign up for our WellCast newsletter for more of the love, lolz and happy! http://goo.gl/GTLhb It’s all too easy to buy into the belief that your body is just…

Yesterday I listened to an interview of a celebrity talking about the amount of exercise she does every day….two hours!  Some asked how she found TWO hours every day and she replied that exercising and keeping her body in shape is part of her job as an actress.

Now that you all have had a bra fitting and look younger and slimmer plus have a Pinterest board of styles you like, let’s start designing a personal style.  Stay tuned! 

Enjoy!

Judith

Judith@fabrics.net

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