Category: Media

A Look Behind the Curtain

We are currently discussing body image.  When I first approached this topic, I wanted to try to dissect it a bit because the topic of “body image” is complex.  What is “body image” exactly? It has to do with how we view ourselves to…

“See Yourself Differently”–Part III

As we continue to discuss Isabelle Taube’s article for Psychologies Magazine we are moving away how the media affects issues of body image for woman and into a more complex and difficult subject–family.

“See Yourself Differently”–Part II

As promised, we are continuing our journey into learning to like our bodies.  In my earlier post, “See Yourself Differently”–Part I, I cited from an article with the same title written by Isabelle Taubes for Psychologies Magazine UK Edition.  Because Psychologies Magazine does not…

“Fat to Fabulous”?

The media victimizes anyone–the famous, the rich, it doesn’t matter. Jennifer Love Hewitt is an example of a woman who was ravaged by the tabloid press as well as the blogosphere for simply wearing a bikini. Her response almost three years later is typical, but I question its long-term health and the impact it will have on her inner life. Is she a good example for other women?