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Body Image & empowerment

Below are the best resources we could find on Body Image and empowerment.

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How One Woman with a Disability Learned to Love Her Body Through Dancing | Today Original

Tommy DiDario talks with Tiffany Geigel, a professional dancer born with a rare bone disorder. She never let her disability stand in the way of her dreams, and she transformed her disadvantages into her superpower.

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Please Don’t Call Me “Wheelchair-Bound.”

What I’m hoping to do here is help portray the incapacitated form in an optimistic light and defy the labels enforced upon us by society.

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Disability and Body Image

Discussing what I think are the 5 biggest challenges that disabled people face in developing a healthy/positive body image and how I tackle them.

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Empowerment Through Confidence | Harnaam Kaur | TEDxWarwick

Harnaam was originally known for being the youngest woman in the world to have a full beard, but is now known as a prominent advocate for mental health, body image and LGBTQIA issues. In her talk, she discusses the importance of embracing beauty, whatever form it may come in.

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Addiction to Perfection

Through case studies, dreams, and myths, a Jungian analyst explores the hidden causes of compulsion in the lives of men and women. At the root of eating disorders, substance abuse, and other addictive and compulsive behaviors, Woodman sees a hunger for spiritual fulfillment.

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Uncovering: an Empowering Pathway to Disability Identity | Heather Evans | TEDxUofW

In her talk, Heather discusses empowering disability identity and reframing disability as a social construct. She explores, through personal stories, how discussing disability and practicing 'uncovering' can lead to a new societal understanding of disability.

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The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability, and Other Reasons to Fall in Love with Me

Keah Brown loves herself, but that hadn’t always been the case. Born with cerebral palsy, her greatest desire used to be normalcy and refuge from the steady stream of self-hate society strengthened inside her.

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No Pity: People with Disabilities Forging a New Civil Rights Movement

People with disabilities forging the newest and last human rights movement of the century.

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The Tapping Solution for Weight Loss and Body Confidence: A Woman’s Guide to Stressing Less, Weighing Less, and Loving More

As a culture obsessed with weight loss, we all know the latest fads that claim to help us drop pounds instantly. What often isn’t discussed is the science behind the issue and how learning to deal with stress can promote and accelerate weight loss.

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