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Impact of Weight Bias on Your Health: Steps to Rejecting Self-blame

Your weight should never define who you are, but let’s be honest… sometimes it doesn’t feel this way. However, when we self-stigmatize and associate our weight with our self-worth, we feel the effects of weight bias internalization.

Hear from one of the leading voices in weight bias research, Rebecca Pearl, PhD, as she reviews current studies on weight stigma and how it affects our overall health. You’ll also gain specific techniques for reducing your negative thoughts and challenging bias when you see it!

Presented at YWM2018

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