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Breast Cancer And Obesity

Posted on October 17, 2018 by Leave a comment

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Break out your pink ribbons! It’s October, which means it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We’ve seen great progress in the diagnosis and treatment of the disease in the past 30 years, leading to a significant increase in survival rates. However, we all know there is still a long way to go before we can breathe a collective sigh of relief that breast cancer is a thing of the past.

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Is the Body Positive Movement Good for Health?

Posted on June 13, 2018 by Leave a comment

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blog_bodypositiveWhat is the first thing you do when you see a model on a magazine cover or a photo of someone’s selfie on Instagram? Let’s be honest. We judge. “That’s pretty!” or “That’s hideous!” It’s a natural filtering of our belief system and cognitive bias (yes, we all have it). Then after judging comes the comparing. It’s hard not to do that as ego-driven beings. “Where do I fall on the scale of the ‘goodness’ or ‘badness’ of what I’m seeing?” It’s a trap we all fall into, especially when it comes to weight and body shape.

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