Connecting to Our Bodies: Moving Toward Wellness and Body Neutrality

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This article discusses what it means to move toward a state of health and flourishing. Even individuals with heart disease or other illnesses can develop a health-centered lifestyle. We do this by learning to appreciate all that our bodies have to offer, without focusing on appearance.

“A body that is in the neutral point on the wellness spectrum can move to the side of thriving and flourishing when healthy lifestyle habits are adopted and sustained, and that has little to do with your body’s shape or size.The body neutrality movement emphasizes the incredible functions, actions, and physiology of our bodies without regard for how our bodies look.”