A cultural fixation on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty but an obsession about female obedience.— Naomi Wolf
Off-limits Healthy Body Image quotations
I have learned more and more to enjoy my body when I have a few extra pounds on, just being more voluptuous.
I might have a little bit of cellulite.
I might not be toned everywhere. I might struggle in this area or that. But accepting that just empowers me.
Confidence is sexy! I'm comfortable with my body and not afraid to show it off
But then I thought, ‘I see transsexuals and they want healthy parts of their body removed in order to adjust to their idealized body image,' and so I think that was the connection for me. I saw that people wanted to have their limbs off with equally as much degree of obsession and need.”
To lose confidence in one’s body is to lose confidence in oneself.
I don’t really care what I look like that much, and I think women out there should just be happy with the way they look. They shouldn’t really try to conform to any kind of stereotype. Just be happy and hopefully healthy.
It's incredibly difficult to keep a healthy body image in this business.
Healthy body image is not something that youre going to learn from fashion magazines.
Girls see enough of this body that we can't imitate, that we'll never be able to obtain, these unrealistic expectations...it's better to look strong and healthy...
I try not to be neurotic; I try to create and present healthy body image.
I've been a skinny girl my whole life.
I just don't sit down - I'm always on the go. It must be down to the genes. We have a healthy body image in my house and great appetites. It'd be hard for you to find a food I don't love.
People with healthy self-esteem do not need to create pretend identities.
I obviously want to give a healthy body image to my own daughter.
I think having good examples, eating properly, that's all one can do - and just be really loving around her. I've tried to give her confidence in who she is. I think she's all right in the confidence department.