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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy by Eileen Bailey, Dr. Jayme Albin

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CHAPTER21

Developing a Positive Body Image

In This Chapter

  • Accepting your flaws
  • How your thinking influences your body image
  • Recognizing that body flaws don’t define who you are
  • The similarities and differences between poor body image and eating disorders

You diet, forego the dessert, and spend time looking in the mirror wishing you could change your nose, lower your forehead, or grow more hair. You see all the problems and focus on everything you perceive as wrong. Many people are unhappy with their appearance, but some people believe that their looks define who they are. In this chapter, you will learn what it means to have a poor body image ...

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