People tend to focus on “problem areas” when they look into the mirror, filling their minds with negative self-talk as they critically appraise their appearance. If you start to internalise these bad thoughts, you can fall into a vicious cycle of never feeling like you look good enough, dieting, and even disordered eating, say experts. There’s a way to put an end to the shame spiral – just check out advice from our health experts on how to improve your body image without dieting.
10 surprising ways to improve your body image – no dieting required
Everything from family and friends to the media can have a negative influence on body image, but here's how to take action and work towards a healthier relationship with your body.
Improving your body image, the healthy way