How is My Body Image?
Have you experienced any negative emotions when you think of your body? Do you often compare your body with others? Do you feel that people may judge your body negatively?
Then, maybe it’s time to address these questions with a bit of sensitivity. We are all self-conscious and have the desire to look and feel good about ourselves. Although, we tend to feel embarrassed, shy or judged based on our appearance once in a while. For some people, these situations linger in their minds for long periods of time, resulting in a conflicting relationship with their body image.
Body image is how you see and perceive your own body. It is influenced by a variety of factors, including your personal experiences, cultural messages, and the media. Body image can be positive, negative, or neutral.
Signs of having a negative body image:
- Preoccupation with weight, shape, or appearance
- Negative self-talk
- Avoidance of activities
- Extreme dieting or exercise
- Social isolation
- Feeling uncomfortable in your body
- Having difficulty accepting compliments about your body
- Being obsessed with your weight
- Having a fear of gaining weight.
If you are experiencing any of these signs, it is important to remember that you are not alone. Many people struggle with their body image. It is best to be kind to yourself and seek professional help if needed.
Who is this Quiz for?
This quiz is designed to evaluate the relationship you share with your body. If you have been feeling uncomfortable or dissatisfied with your body then, this quiz is ideal for you. Additionally, if these thoughts and feelings have been interfering with your daily activities and life, then it is better to take this quiz to assess yourself.
Is this Quiz Accurate?
This is NOT a professional psychiatric diagnosis. This is only a self-assessment quiz to help people figure out whether they need to speak with a professional or consult a psychiatrist. Our licensed mental health professionals can help you determine the next best steps for you.