Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a mental disorder characterized by an obsessive preoccupation that some aspect of one’s own appearance is severely flawed and warrants exceptional measures to hide or fix it.
Ahh… a topic that’s so heavy on my heart to write about more often. Everywhere you look, there are messages that target your weight, health (mental and physical), and appearance. Food labels: Fat-free, sugar-free, GMO-free, no hormones, no antibiotics, gluten-free, etc. Women’s “health” magazines: “Flat tummy in 10 days!”, “Lose 7 lbs this week!”, “Eat … Read moreFinding Balance in a Diet-Obsessed World