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Every Body is Different: Developing and Modeling a Positive Body Image Workshop

Wed Feb 24, 2021
3:10 pm - 5:00 pm

“The goal of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (#NEDAwareness) is to shine the spotlight on eating disorders by educating the public, spreading a message of hope, and putting lifesaving resources into the hands of those in need.

This NEDAwareness Week, we invite Every Body to Have a Seat at the Table. In a field where marginalized communities continue to be underrepresented, we welcome conversations on raising awareness, challenging systemic biases, and sharing stories from all backgrounds and experiences.” (National Eating Disorders)

CSM Personal Counselor Gil Perez and the Mental Health Peer Educators are presenting a workshop titled, "Every Body is Different: Developing and Modeling a Positive Body Image" next Wednesday, February 24th from 3:10-5pm, a two-hour, body acceptance workshop delivered in a group format and open to all students to confront unrealistic appearance ideals, develop healthy body image and self-esteem and reduce body dissatisfaction, negative mood, unhealthy dieting and disordered eating.

During the workshop, participants will:

  1. Define the appearance ideal and explore its origin
  2. Examine the costs of pursuing this ideal
  3. Explore ways to resist pressures to conform to an appearance ideal
  4. Learn how to challenge our body-related concerns and cultural pressures for thinness
  5. Learn new ways to talk more positively about our bodies

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After registering, participants will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting and completing pre-homework exercises.

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San Mateo, CA 94402 United States
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Gil Perez
(650) 378-7291
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