July 17, 2020
Body-positivity is a term used on social media to encourages self acceptance and self-love, and primarily works by increasing the visibility and celebration of diverse body types.This movement keeps on growing with an app, Body Posi, dedicated to building body positivity and confidence.
Body Posi helps users work on :
App creator, Lauren Clinnick, explains that « by working with these areas with interactivity and customization, we are able to help cultivate a broader experience of body positivity practice, and assist with lasting self image improvements for the users. »
Body Posi works by flipping over illustrated tarot cards to get guidance, inspiration and bite-sized tasks to improve your relationship with your body.
Body image researchers and psychologists have given their input to ensure that suggested tasks help users build positive body image skills over time. The app draws on positive psychology, non-attachment theory and body image science to empower users to build self compassion and resilience through positive habit development.
The body-positivity movement is here to stay and we know that many other innovative ideas in this trend will come to life in the future.
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