Monday, December 6, 2010

The Skinny Trend

This week, I'm working on a presentation for my English class. I researched the "Skinny Trend"
that is overtaking society. I found some rather disturbing photos- but it's sometimes good to be reminded about how dangerous it is to obsess over pounds on a scale.

I spotlighted celebrities and models that are unhealthy and skinny:

I discussed advertisments that force dieting down our throats:

I did find some delightful campaigns that encourage women to be proud of their bodies and not give in to peer pressure and guilt:

The dove self-esteem fund.

So, for day at least, be happy with yourself and your body- the way you are. Every woman is beatiful, no matter if you are a size zero or not.

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