Body Image: I see me (SC14Ignite recap)

June 13, 2014

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For those of you who wanted a refresher on the Survivor Conference 2014 body image workshop, or for those of you who couldn’t be there, here are some notes to keep in your back pocket.

Body image definition: “A subjective picture of one’s own physical appearance established both by self-observation and by noting the reactions of others.”

Understanding where you are: Core beliefs

Visible vs invisible changes that affect my body image:

Invisible changes can have a lot of impact on your body image and often last much longer then some of the visible ones.

Coping:

Talk to:

Move:

Physical activity (to what extent you can do it) has a positive influence on how we feel about our body.

Resources:

Questions? Comments? Email connect@youngadultcancer.ca

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