BREAKING STIGMAS
ON MIND AND BODY


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Never feel alone.






Body Talk is an online platform that breaks stigmas on Mental Health and redefines Body Image by spreading awareness through open conversations, shared experiences, education, resources, support, creativity and collaboration.



By choosing healthy over skinny, you are choosing self love over self- judgment. By doing so you are choosing yourself, you're mental and physical health, and your confidence over the world’s preconceived ideals and pressures. When you’re healthy, your skin glows, your hair is healthier, your mind is more positive, you think more clearly, and your self-esteem is much higher. Choose you, not society’s/media’s opinions on what’s beautiful. Healthy is what’s beautiful and wanted, always.



Sometimes self harm comes from numbness. Instead of thinking the person is crazy, getting angry or saying words that can cause more harm than comfort, the most important thing is to understand the reason behind it, to make the person feel understood (even if you don’t understand it yourself). That’s what empathy is and it should be applied even more in situations that seem extreme.







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This is an accumulation of suggested resources to provide help, support and insight to those in need. Whether it is for those suffering, or for ones seeking to understand, the large variety of content that is- books, podcasts, apps, videos, talks, music, articles, etc cover topics that light the way towards it.

This is a growing library so please feel free to send us your recommendations of anything you think that has helped you and can help others. Your contribution will help in providing support, self help and understanding to many!

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How reading helped me change my perspective
and not feel alone

PODCASTS AND PLAYLISTS
TO GET LOST IN


books and articles


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talks, music and meditation 


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THREE TIPS FOR COPING
WITH EATING DISORDERS


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Check out inspiring work done by creatives
around the world 


campaigns, projects, brands



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Understand more about Mental Health and the importance of Self Care


ted talks, netflix, youtube


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READ TIPS AND ADVISE FROM BODY TALK SUBMISSIONS
ON MENTAL HEALTH AND NEGATIVE BODY IMAGE



“Learn about nutrition, listen to other people's experiences and try to learn from them.You might think that you don't have the "perfect" body ,which honestly doesn't exist, and that only when you lose weight you'll be happy but if you wait for that you'll never be happy because there's always going to be something that you see as a flaw.Also it will help talking to someone and consulting a nutritionist until you are able to eat again properly without
being afraid.”

“Recovery is absolutely not linear. A relapse doesn’t mean you’ve failed, it’s all part of the recovery process. It’s so important not to compare where you are to others. You are on two completely separate journeys, and that’s ok. You don’t have to be where they are right now. Trust your process and know that no two recoveries look the same.”
"It’s important to talk to
someone who you think will not only understand the situation but you equally. Even if sometimes you don’t want to dwell on something by talking at length about it or not looking for advise. Someone who hears what you’re saying is more than enough sometimes and getting everything out that’s been bottled up in your head is very important. Once it’s all out you feel lighter and that’s all you need at times. Otherwise you just go mad.”


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