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8/22 Being Comfortable with my Body for Total Wholeness

Published on June 19, 2014 By admin

In our last post, we asked the question: “Why do women struggle with their body image?”

In an era when women are supposed to be enjoying their ‘new sexual equality’, they still judge their bodies by unrealistic standards.  The majority of women go through cycles of dieting and gaining weight, food fads and fashion highs – perhaps even more than our mothers and grandmothers before us.  Billions of dollars are spent each year on cosmetics and hair products.  The clothing industry produces fashions worn by skinny supermodels, enticing women with “thin is beautiful”.  With all this money and fuss, most women still consider themselves far, far from perfect.  Why do women judge themselves so harshly? 2.  it’s all about Measuring sticks