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Elite Daily – Is Body Positivity “Unhealthy”? This Study Claims It Is, But Here’s What The Research Is Missing

Dr. Danielle Forshee, Psy.D., talks to Elite Daily about Body Positivity and what it means to have positive self-talk.

Being body-positive means accepting who you are and learning to love every part of yourself — even the parts you’d otherwise see as “imperfections.” According to Dr. Danielle Forshee, Psy.D., a doctor of psychology and licensed clinical social worker, the reason why the body positivity movement is so effective is because it’s everywhere. It’s not just your mom reminding you how beautiful you are, or your best friends telling you how good you look. It’s posts on social media that make you think and really consider your thoughts; it’s a visual reminder to pay attention to your self-talk and, Dr. Danielle Forshee, Psy.D., Elite Daily, “to make a purposeful effort to [make your thoughts] positive.”

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