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More Than a Body: Building Body Image Resilience

  • Online/Virtual, UT 00000
  • Presented By: Utah Women and Leadership Project
  • Dates: February 25, 2021
  • Location: Online/Virtual Space
  • Time: 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
  • Price: Free – please register online in advance
  • Overview
    The Utah Women & Leadership Project invites you to join us for our second spring workshop of the academic year.Our beauty-obsessed world perpetuates the idea that happiness, health, and ability to be loved are dependent on how we look, but Lindsay and Lexie Kite offer an alternative vision. With insights drawn from their extensive body image research, Lindsay and Lexie—PhDs, founders of the nonprofit Beauty Redefined, and authors of the new book More Than a Body—lay out an action plan that arms you with the skills you need to reconnect with your whole self and free yourself from the constraints of self-objectification.From media consumption to health and fitness to self-reflection and self-compassion, Lindsay and Lexie share powerful and practical advice that goes beyond “body positivity” to help develop body image resilience—all while cutting through the empty promises sold by media, advertisers, and the beauty and weight-loss industries. In the process, they show how facing your feelings of body shame or embarrassment can become a catalyst for personal growth.
    Dates: 2/25/2021