Body Image Insecurity

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Body Image Insecurity

  1. 1. BODY IMAGEINSECURITY
  2. 2. WHAT ISBODY IMAGE?
  3. 3. T he way we perceive our OWN BODY &hence the way we assumeother people perceive us. ( Vocks, 2007 )
  4. 4. T he mental picture you have of your body. what it looks like what you believe about ithow you feel about your body
  5. 5. 1only FIVE in WOMEN is sat!fied with their BODY
  6. 6. There are 3 BILLION womenwho don’t look like supermodels and only 8 who do. ( Rhiannon & Holly, 2012 )
  7. 7. HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THE WAY YOU LOOK?60453015 0 Self-Conscious Satisfied Grateful Happy Dissastified Teens 60’s Source: November 2011 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine ( Monroe, 2011)
  8. 8. “ WHY DO  s GET SO MUCH ATTENTION I  I WAS AS ? PRETTYAS HER.I’M NOT SKINNY FAT ? Am I ENOUGH. FAT YOU LOOK IN THAT . ”
  9. 9. Based on the graph ,most women are CONSCIOUS about the way they look. There are many factors that affects us on how we perceive ourselves to be. Let’s look at how does THE MEDIA affect the way WOMEN see themselves.
  10. 10. THE ROLE OFMEDIA inBODY IMAGEconcerns amongWOMEN
  11. 11. The mass media messages may in fact be“ one of the strongest transmitters of this pressure ” to be thin through , MOVIES MAGAZINES & POPULAR TELEVISION.( Stice & Shaw, as cited in Hesse-Biber, 2006 )
  12. 12. R esearch has shown that exposure tothin-ideal media models BODY DISSATISFACTION. ( Veldhuis, 2012 )
  13. 13. What kind of trends in the media industry are we noticing now?
  14. 14. T he basic trend in the media industry at the momentslim skinny is to promote even unnatural looking womens bodiesbeautiful. as being
  15. 15. B eauty &FASHION industries are ONLY promoting on ‘CERTAIN’ kind of pretty.
  16. 16. How do the media ? influenceour perception of BODY IMAGE
  17. 17. WOMEN of all ages but ESPECIALLY YOUNG WOMEN look at MAGAZINES , TELEVISION, , & MOVIES OTHER MEDIA PRODUCTSskinny WOMEN’S bodies. FULL OF IMAGES THAT SHOW
  18. 18. MEDIA Influences
  19. 19. T hese are perceivedmind the by subconscious of YOUNG WOMEN as being a ROLE MODEL to & follow aspire to be alike.
  20. 20. Research indicates that exposure to images ofthin&young female bodiesis linked to DEPRESSION , LOSS OF SELF-ESTEEM, & DEVELOPMENT OF UNHEALTHY EATING HABITS in WOMEN & GIRLS. ( Veldhuis, 2012)
  21. 21. ACHIEVING THISskinny look does not come naturally; it inevitably leads topracticing some kind ofdietingexcessive exercising orabnormal eating behaviors.
  22. 22. ofTHE LEVEL EATING DISORDERS LIKE ANOREXIA and BULIMIA ARE INCREASING RAPIDLY EVERY YEAR
  23. 23. 15ABOUT % ALL of YOUNG WOMENDEVELOP DISORDERLY EATING HABITS ( Hesse-Biber, 2006 )
  24. 24. ANOREXIA & BULIMIA “ Losing weight is good, gaining weight is bad. ”“ What the scale says is the most important thing. ” “ Being thin is more important ” than being healthy.“without feeling guilty. You shall not eat ” WHAT’S ON YOUR “ ” MIND? You can never be to thin.
  25. 25. WOMEN SUFFERING FROM ANOREXIA NERVOSA 25% Die within 10 years 13% Die after 20 years 38% Fully Recover Bounce In and Out of Hospital 25% Source: Report from The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Association Disorders (ANAD) ( Costin, as cited in Hesse-Biber, 2006 )
  26. 26. Mary-Kate Olsen ANOREXIA Almost Killed Me Pint size mogul Mary-Kate Olsen has battled with anorexia since she was diagnosed just after her 18th birthday but shes speaking out now and says the illness nearly killed her. She says,‘ There have definitely been times in my life when I just turned to people and said,‘I’m done - this is too much for me. This is too over-whelming.’ ( Hollywood Team, 2008 ) ’
  27. 27. WHAT WOULD BE SOME REAL suggestions ON HOW TO improve your BODY IMAGEWITHOUT RESORTING TO UNHEALTHY EATING HABITS ?
  28. 28. 1 CHANGE YOUR GOAL fromWEIGHT LOSS IMPROVINGto justYOUR HEALTH
  29. 29. 2 FOCUS MORE ON THE INTERNAL beauty;IMPROVING SELF-ESTEEM, SELF-CONFIDENCE,& INTERNAL STRENGTHS of YOUR CHARACTER
  30. 30. 3 GIVE YOURSELF A BREAK from WOMEN’S MAGAZINES & THE MASS MEDIA ADVERTISING IF YOU FEEL PRONE TOTHIS KIND of false PERCEPTIONS
  31. 31. The media does impact on WOMEN’S BODY IMAGE significantly and it can affect WOMEN’Sphysical and mentalhealth in a negative way.
  32. 32. The only way to STOP these negative effects coming from the media is to teach women not to judge themselvesby the beauty industry’s standards and learn not to compare themselves to the cover girls. NOT ON BEING A STICK LIKE MODEL (unless you are born skinny)
  33. 33. IT IS IMPORTANT TO PROMOTE A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE WITH EMPHASIS ON INTERNAL BEAUTY LIKE IMPROVING SELF-ESTEEM ANDSELF-CONFIDENCE.
  34. 34. favourite iconic role model on what not to strive for IT’S NOT WRONG TO ADD Appropriate cellulite for all those heavenly chocolate brownies we eat, in addition to freckles, crows feet and laugh lines.LOVE THE BODY YOU’RE IN
  35. 35. How do youmeasureyourself ?These days, size isn’t just a number, it’s the way youfeel in the changing room. It’s the difference between agood day and a bad day. It’s how you see yourselfevery time you look in the mirror. But what if all thatwent away? What if, instead of seeing x’s or l’s, we seewhat’s really there -amazing, beautiful, healthy bodies.Maybe it’s time to change the way we think about size.
  36. 36. BE HAPPYIN YOUR OWN SKIN
  37. 37. “ Accept yourself. Love your body the way it is and feel grateful towards it. Most importantly, in order tofind real happiness, you must learn to love yourself for the totality of who you are and not just what you look like. - Portia De Rossi ”
  38. 38. “ People are starting to go on about my weightbut Im not going to change my size because they dont like the way I look.” - Adele
  39. 39. “ Happy girls are the prettiest girls.” - Audrey Hepburn
  40. 40. L VE YOUR LINESL VE YOUR BODY
  41. 41. YOU ARE IMPERFECT PERMANENTLY &INEVITABLY FLAWED andbeautiful. YOU ARE
  42. 42. EMBRACE THE of youUNIQUENESS andAPPRECIATE YOUR BODY
  43. 43. REFERENCES
  44. 44. JOURNALHesse-Biber, S., Leavy, P. , Quinn, C. E. (2006). The massmarketing of disordered eating and Eating Disorders: The socialpsychology of women, thinness and culture. Womens StudiesInternational Forum 29, pp. 208–224Vocks, S., Rüddel, H. (2007). Static and Dynamic Body Imagein Bulimia Nervosa: Mental Representation of Body Dimensionsand Biological Motion Patterns. International Journal of EatingDisorders, pp. 59–66Veldhuis, J., Konjin, E. A. (2012). Weight Information Labels onMedia Models Reduce Body Dissatisfaction in Adolescent Girls.Journal of Adolescent Health, pp. 600–606
  45. 45. WEBSITEMonroe, V. (2011) How Do Women Really Feel About HowThey Look. Retrieved from http://www.oprah.com/style/Body-Image-Statistics-How-Women-Feel-About-Their-LooksHollyscoop Team (2008) Mary-Kate Olsen: Anorexia AlmostKilled Me. Retrieved from http://www.hollyscoop.com/olsens/mary-kate-olsen-anorexia-almost-killed-me.html ARTICLERhiannon, M., Holly, S. (2012). Body Image Limited. NewStatesman Ltd., pp. 12
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