Posts tagged body liberation
"Do I have to love myself?"

There’s a lot of intense pressure out in the world to conform - but in response to that, there’s a lot of pressure to love yourself. A lot of times, this comes with messages about loving your body, specifically to sell you products or services. It can be a lot, especially if you (like most people I know) have really struggled with body image and self-esteem. That doesn’t even touch the kinds of cruelties that our world heaps onto people who aren’t the “standard” size, age, race, gender, or sexuality as people held up as ideal.

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"What's body liberation?"

You may have heard of body positivity - more and more people are using the term to mean loving yourself or loving your body. Body liberation is a newer, more neutral term - it doesn’t necessarily always feel like celebration of the body you live in, but it’s accepting. It’s freedom from shame in processing your feelings about your body and living as who you are.

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