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I feel fat. what can i do to get a better body image?

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Dr. Jacqueline Bartlett
51 years experience
Get in motion: Feeling fat can be a result of actual overweight or feeling sluggish and not fit. Muscle tone and exercise of any kind wake us up and help us feel better. Start slow, if u have any serious or chronic medical issues, check with your physician, and then start to move. Like they said in madagasgar, the movie, you got to move it, move it.
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Dr. Ana Adelstein
Clinical Psychology 28 years experience
Images Around Us: Something to think about: what kind of messages have you picked up from movies you seen? Tv shows? Magazines you've read? Ask yourself how these one-dimensional messages have shaped how you see yourself? You might want to take a look at ways therapists help female clients with this. E.G., see the complete women's psychotherapy treatment planner by dr. Julie ancis: http://amzn.To/14ewyfk.
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