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The Body as a Trend

Throughout the last 120 years or so, the rising popularity of media in America has allowed its citizens to meticulously track a trend that directly correlates to the lifestyle health, diet culture and exercise popularity of women, despite such being… Continue Reading →

Bodylore and Communication

Our bodies are what allows us to navigate through the world, day in and day out. To understand our bodies, we must understand what bodylore is. According to Amy Milligan, “Bodylore includes the ways in which the body is used… Continue Reading →

Bodylore and Women’s Studies

While we might not want to admit it, body image and our perception of other bodies is a part of our everyday life. Our decision on what to wear, what to eat, how we interact, and how we perceive others… Continue Reading →

Bodylore and Music

Our bodies are our primary intersection with our perceived realities. As a musician I am acutely aware of this fairly universal truth. Perhaps it is not something I have always been consciously attuned to, but I have nonetheless been dealing… Continue Reading →

Bodylore and Health Services and Administration

My Body is Changing and That is OKAY I work with the elderly, and I feel I have a tremendous role in helping them understand that, although their bodies are currently in state of change, that doesn’t mean they should… Continue Reading →

Bodylore and Media Studies

Media effects on body imaging Like every woman who is constantly being targeted through media, I understood how it was affecting me every day. Being passionate about studying media and how it works, I always thought that I have better… Continue Reading →

Bodylore and Healthcare

Bodylore is becoming a hot topic when looking at today’s society. For those who do not know, bodylore is simply the way that one displays their body making up their physical identity; the word was introduced by Katherine Young. Personally,… Continue Reading →

Final Project: Painting, The Anonymous Woman

Throughout the course I had the pleasure of expanding my understanding of concepts pretraining to sex, sex stigmas, sex culture, and many other topics related to the body. In each class discussion I felt comfortable enough to listen and voice… Continue Reading →

Final Project: Body Shaming Video

Over the course of the semester we have talked about the act of body shaming quite frequently in class, and I wanted to gain a deeper understanding of it for my final project. Body shaming is defined as the action… Continue Reading →

The Body and Mental Health Professions

As a person interested in working in the mental health field, as well as a student currently learning about bodylore, I find it extremely important to relate the two together because they go hand in hand. Bodylore is defined as the… Continue Reading →

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