The Wellness Revolution Podcast with Amber Shaw

TWR 288: 5 Things To Know If You Struggle With Body Image

Do you find yourself constantly battling negative thoughts about your body, especially as you age? 


If so, you’re not alone. In today’s solo episode of the Wellness Revolution Podcast, I share my journey and insights on cultivating a positive body image in midlife.


A younger body doesn’t necessarily mean a better body. As we age, our priorities shift, and it’s crucial to focus on optimizing our health from the inside out. Let go of the belief that a skinnier body is better and instead embrace the idea that strong is the new sexy.


If you’re ready to transform your perspective on body image and learn valuable tips for embracing your body at any age, be sure to tune in to this powerful episode. I hope my insights inspire you to shift your focus towards living a healthy lifestyle and appreciating the incredible journey your body has been through.


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What I Discuss: 

00:00 The Journey of Body Image

04:06 Insights for Cultivating a Positive Body Image

07:56 Letting Go of the Skinnier Body Ideal

10:46 Prioritizing a Healthy Lifestyle

13:04 Your Worth is Not Defined by Your Weight

16:39 The Illusion of Social Media


Key Takeaways:

  • Cultivating a positive body image is important for overall well-being.

  • A younger body does not necessarily mean a better body.

  • Let go of the belief that a skinnier body is better; focus on being strong and healthy instead.

  • Prioritize a healthy lifestyle over constant dieting.

  • Your worth is not defined by your weight.

  • Social media is not real and should not be compared to real life.