As women, we live in a world of confusion and comparison over our bodies. Even our womanhood is under “attack.” Raising girls in this next generation with healthy body image is even more challenging in a day when social media heavily influences what we see, think and choose to do or not to do with our minds and our bodies because a healthy body image begins in the mind!
A lot of times, women in our circles speak of childbirth or motherhood as an attack on their body image, but we have been doing some deep thinking on this and if we are being completely honest, any struggles we had with our bodies began long before we had any children!
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“We have to allow ourselves to move into new seasons.”Kate Battistelli
Mentioned in this episode:
“Self-worship doesn’t just come by way of pride and arrogance. It can actually be seen in our negative self-talk and body-shaming. We’re thinking about ourselves too much when we’re putting ourselves down.”Jamie Erickson
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“God gave us the responsibility of caring for our bodies.”September McCarthy