Presentation on theme: "Body Image- Mind versus media"— Presentation transcript:
1Body Image- Mind versus media Photo shopped perfectionBody Image- Mind versus mediaBy: Sommer LaymanRealistic/Average women
2What do you think body image is? Body image - is the way you see yourself and imagine how you lookMostly effects womenDefinition retrieved from: https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=Body+image
392% of girls are displeased with their body image (Hair, Paleness, Hand/Feet size, eyes, ears, nose, shape, weight, legs, breast size, love handles)But why are girls so negative toward their body image?
4Magazine severely alter pictures BeforeAfterMagazine severely alter pictures
8What are magazines trying to do? Promote beauty?Discover new fashion styles?Career paths?Create perfect women?Promote celebrities?
9What magazines really do… Negatively affect women’s moodsPromote body dissatisfaction of average womenSet unrealistic standardsCreate pressure to be perfect
10Some important facts Tall, young, thin women are most accepted Media is becoming less representative of average womenMany women in magazines meet the criteria for anorexiaWomen's bodies are becoming heavierThin ideal produced by media is unrealistic and impossible for most women to attain
11So what is the problem? Simple, COMPARISON Women internalize the images of celebrities seen in magazines and they compare themselves to those imagesWhen women fall short of those images they feel dissatisfied
12How do we fix this problem? Stop trying to perfect women, and incorporate average/realistic women into the media!
13And don’t let society shape the way you see yourself…