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Body Confidence
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06
Jun

Why body confidence matters for your career

So many women don’t feel brilliant about their bodies. Not thin enough, not toned enough, not curvy enough, bum not pert enough, skin not glowing enough, hair that won’t do what you want…the list of complaints is endless. Only five per cent of women naturally have the body that the media portrays as ideal. And...
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ashley graham
12
Jun

Study shows that plus-size models have a positive effect on women’s mental health

A new study has concluded that a woman’s psychological health can be positively affected by seeing plus-size models. Conducted by Florida State University, the study grouped 49 university-aged women, all of whom wanted to be slimmer. The women were shown a variety of models on a TV screen that represented women of all different sizes....
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13
Jan

Learn to love your body

These days it’s fair to say that the great majority of us are critical about our own bodies (as well as, to be honest, a whole myriad of other things about ourselves). Getting back to the body though, the debate about ‘photo-shopped perfect female bodies, skin etc’ in magazines has been played out for years,...
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23
Feb

Learning to love yourself | Weight loss without dieting with Maryon Stewart

In our final part of Maryon Stewart’s weight loss guide, she talks about learning to love yourself and accept the skin you’re in. According to the song, learning to love yourself is the greatest gift of all, but it isn’t something that comes naturally to most people. People who can’t find a multitude of things...
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12
Oct

Acceptance as yourself still “history in the making” says supermodel Chantelle Winnie

Being accepted as yourself is still “history in the making” said supermodel Chantelle Winnie, as she urged females to focus on their own opinions of themselves instead of other peoples, at the Women in the World Summit in London. Winnie, is the first international supermodel with vitiligo, which is a condition where the immune system...
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20
Jan

Get Involved: Be Real body confidence campaign

As a public platform for professional and personal growth for inspirational women in business, charity, politics and sport, We Are The City are proud to support YMCA England in the Be Real: Body Confidence for Everyone campaign. Join the national movement to change attitudes to body image and help all of us in the UK...
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29
Aug

Because It’s Perfect: Loving Your Body

As a working woman, you may not find the time for yourself to do the things you really want to, let alone think about eating only healthy food or getting some exercise. That may lead you to feeling dull on days that are not your best. You may even start developing a low body image...
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15
Aug

Have you looked in the mirror before going into work and felt like you’re not good enough?

Do you feel like your appearance is being judged by your colleagues, possibly even your friends? Are you on your guard wondering what they may be thinking about you? You may be wearing a designer suit, fashionable shoes and have the handbag to match, but something is missing. Nobody wants to talk about it, no...
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