While the body positivity movement is making inroads in the media, for many an obsession with thinness begins at home
Weight bias is as prevalent in today’s society as diet plans. And detox teas. And the celebrities who promote diet plans and detox teas.
When we experience weight stigma – and I’m not talking about being fat, I’m talking about feeling as if you’re too fat – it puts us at risk of disordered eating, makes us avoid exercise (especially in public), worsens our physical and mental health, and even limits our future employment opportunities.