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Fat Shaming: What I've Learned

Why do celebrities, fitness trainers, and even medical doctors engage in fat shaming? In this video, I share what I've learned about the sickening effects of fat shaming, and the shocking reason professionals who should know better continue to do it. (Hint: It has nothing to do with improving your health.) Body Shame is one of the number one reasons why people are afraid to shine. Once you realize that shame doesn't improve health, and that the people who do the shaming are motivated by something other than the desire to help, you can take steps to counteract the damage it causes. 1. Be aware that shaming isn't personal.  Those who practice it are shaming for their own perceived benefit. 2. Step into acceptance: take a moment to express gratitude for the body you have, and the good things it can do. 3. Take part in any activity you enjoy, reading drawing, singing, gardening, spending time with a pet.  These actions can soothe the stress that hurtful words