Beauty Sick on Fat Girl Book Club – Part 2

This is the 2nd part of my great chat with the lovely Jennifer Radke on the Fat Girl Book Club podcast. If you missed the 1st part, you can listen to it here.

We talk about:

  • The importance of having support on a body acceptance journey
  • Beauty Sick by Renee Engeln
  • What Beauty Sick means
  • The cause and perpetrators of beauty sickness
  • The negative power of symbolic annihilation
  • How social media perpetuates the cycle of body monitoring
  • The inversion effect and how this impacts the way we see women
  • What we can do to combat beauty sickness
  • How media literacy is not actually helpful
  • How being a feminist is not protection against beauty sickness
  • The reason why body connection is so important

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