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Bodylore and Public Relations

Studying bodylore is studying how people identify themselves and analyzing how culture is reflected through the representation of people’s physical appearance.  A person’s representation of identity can be how they communicate with others, which is how relationships start to develop. I am currently… 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 Nursing

In the world of nursing, it would seem obvious that the study of the body is incorporated into the practice. In a literal and physiological sense this is true, considering the academic focus on human anatomy in nursing school, but… 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 →

Bodylore and Sociology and Women’s Studies

Understanding Bodies: Learning Through Bodies Coined in 1989, “bodylore” explores body beyond its anatomy and within cultures, through costumes, movements, in discourses, as identities and as representations. Our bodies are our strengths, our limitations. It is defining our cultures, exhibiting… Continue Reading →

Bodies and Education

“Teaching is the profession that creates all other professions” – Unknown. In my humble, and probably completely biased opinion, teaching is one of the most important jobs in the world. It gives students the knowledge and foundation for them to… Continue Reading →

Women’s Studies and Bodylore

As a Women’s Studies Major, Bodylore is intertwined with my field of study. As I study gender, human rights, ethics and various other topics within Women’s Studies, I know that the body is often a key point to understanding these… Continue Reading →

Blogging about the Body

As writers/bloggers who are trying to get their work published, we often see many of the same topics. Trending news, of course, cooking, life hacks, arts and entertainment, sports, etc. Those who want to write in the realm of women… Continue Reading →

Psychology and the Body

Our bodies and minds are the most valuable thing us humans have to offer the world. They are uniquely complex and intricate. For years humans from far and wide, young and old have seen the body and the mind as… Continue Reading →

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