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Old 04-19-2018, 08:21 PM   #1
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Default Healthy body image

Hi, i have an unhealthy view of my body. I have suffered of boulimie whem i was younger. I am overweight now and have to lose 30 pounds to gain a healthy weight. I have a subscription to the gym but i am not motivated. Its a mental block. I cant respect my body. I cannot view it in any other way than being ugly and overweight. I know a healthy lifestyle is mental primarily.. how can i acquire a healthy image of my body?
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Old 04-20-2018, 01:43 PM   #2
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I'm sorry I cannot be of any specific help with regard to your concern. However here are links to some articles, from PsychCentral's archives, on the subject of how to build a healthy body image. Hopefully some of the information in these articles will be of some help:

https://blogs.psychcentral.com/weigh...hing-the-soul/

https://blogs.psychcentral.com/weigh...omment-page-1/

https://psychcentral.com/lib/self-es...that-can-help/

https://blogs.psychcentral.com/weigh...e-of-yourself/

https://psychcentral.com/blog/5-tips...-and-sex-life/

https://blogs.psychcentral.com/weigh...f-this-sunday/

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Hello I really struggled with body image in high school too. I think nearly every teenager does. Its a rite of passage. I was tall and "lanky" to start then got more curvy towards end of high school. I remember boys making comments. I was lucky that my friends were bold and bolshy and could turn any sensitive issue into something funny.
I myself am sort of where you are . I have flabby bits but getting motivated. I find that the swimming being an all over workout is good but it doesn't target my bum, tum and thighs enough. I feel brilliant after a swim. I lost weight but need toning up.
. So I think the answer is a mix of aerobic (walking, swimming , jogging, boxer cise, biking) with weights, free or machines, for specific bits. I hate my belly and bum at present

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