Can You Imagine A Beautiful Life?

Written by Nancy Hill


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Some ofrepparttar time and money we spend trying to look like those actresses and models could be much better spent living a great life. There is a sadness inrepparttar 149761 desperate quest for beauty. It's unsettling to see celebrities starving themselves into emaciated bodies. How much more graceful it is to acceptrepparttar 149762 wonderful bodies we were born with and put our life energies and money into making a meaningful contribution torepparttar 149763 world around us.

We each have much more to give than just trying to achieve a cultural beauty standard. You are beautiful right now, exactly as you are.

Take your life back fromrepparttar 149764 media machine. You are more thanrepparttar 149765 "look" you present torepparttar 149766 world. Inside each one of us live hopes, dreams, talents, andrepparttar 149767 potential for a joyful, rich life. Life goes by fast. Make it a wonderful experience instead of a quest for unattainable beauty and thinness.

2005 Nancy Hill has helped thousands get free of the dieting nightmare with her ebook, "Undieting - 11 Simple Steps to Reclaim Your Body and Your Life." Sign up now for theFree 7-Day Undieting Email Course and discover how to get your life back. Feel free to reprint this article, just use the whole article with this resource box attached.


How to Stop the Media Attack on Your Body

Written by Nancy Hill


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It's time forrepparttar media's attack on our bodies to stop. The Watchdog program gives us a powerful voice for change.

What to look for:

Protest: Ads with a message or image intended to make people feel bad about their body shape or size. Promoting thinness asrepparttar 149760 only acceptable body size. Shows or ads that make fun of heavy people or imply that they are inferior or unacceptable. Idealizing people who are dieting or starving themselves. People shown using food for comfort, stress relief, or companionship. Emaciated models or actresses portrayed asrepparttar 149761 beauty ideal or star ofrepparttar 149762 program. Promoting fitness and exercise solely as ways to get thin rather than ways to get healthy, feel good, and have fun.

Praise: Ads that have people of all sizes and shapes depicted in positive ways. People eating healthy, good foods including desserts. Celebration of natural diversity andrepparttar 149763 enjoyment of life.

If you want to takerepparttar 149764 campaign even further, write your own praise or protest letter torepparttar 149765 advertiser orrepparttar 149766 media outlet.

Ruffle a few feathers and let them know that attacks on our bodies will not be tolerated and that positive diversity is appreciated. Tell them you won't be buying their products due torepparttar 149767 offensive advertising.

Be sure to thank companies for positive messages, too. Every little move inrepparttar 149768 direction of healthy body diversity is great. Thank them for being part of a culture that appreciates health and all kinds of beauty.

href="http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/p.asp?WebPage_ Click here to joinrepparttar 149769 Watchdog program and be part of bringing about positive change inrepparttar 149770 world.

2005 Nancy Hill has helped thousands get free of the dieting nightmare with her ebook, "Undieting - 11 Simple Steps to Reclaim Your Body and Your Life." Sign up now for theFree 7-Day Undieting Email Course and discover how to get your life back. Feel free to reprint this article, just use the whole article with this resource box attached.


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