Best & Worst Resolutions
For Your Closet (and Self-Esteem)
Best Resolution: To buy a new outfit you feel great in.
Being preoccupied with how clothing fits may be associated with "disordered eating and an overevaluation of weight and shape," a Yale study reports. Why not let clothing be empowering?
Worst Resolution: To stop buying clothes until you lose weight.
"So often women deprive themselves of any pleasure while they try to change their bodies. It is punitive, and there's nothing like a sense of deprivation to trigger binge eating," says body-image expert Margo Maine, PhD, author of The Body Myth.
What do you think of this story? Leave a Comment.
SAVE EVEN MORE! Say "Yes" to Fitness® Magazine today and get a second year for HALF PRICE – 2 full years (20 issues) for just $15. You also get our new Fitness Band and Total Body Express Band Workout ABSOLUTELY FREE! (U.S. orders only)