While we know having a positive body image is imperative, it is easier said than done in today’s world. Although this is an issue all over the US that effectives women and girls, this is especially common in Utah.  Utah currently ranks the state with the highest plastic surgery rate per capita in the country and Salt Lake City has the second highest plastic surgery per capita of any metropolitan community in the U.S., second only to Miami, Fla. These issues are prominent in women, however can affect people of all genders. In perfect timing just before summer, CEO and founder for Modern Eve, Shannon Ricks, LMFT,  shares five tips to improve body image. These tips are crucial not only in the summer but also year round.

– Curate your social media

Follow people and content creators that support positive body image and are inclusive. Today we are bombarded with diet culture, rampant fatphobia, and constant body shaming. Find 

– Trust what your body is telling you

It’s amazing how much better we will feel if we listen to our bodies. When your body is telling you 

– Give your body what it’s telling you it wants

Honor what your body wants. Our bodies know what they need. Intuitive Eating 

– Treat your body the way you would if you actually valued it

– Focus on body gratitude

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