Body image is how and what you think and feel about your body. In other words, It is both the mental picture that you have of your body and how you perceive yourself when you look at a mirror. It include the picture of your body that you have in your mind, which may or may not match your body is the actual shape, size, height and weight.
Positive Body Image
Positive image is also called a healthy body image. The individuals, who accept the way they look and feel good about their bodies have a positive for healthy.
For having a positive or healthy image you are not required to be thin or tall or any other specific physical trade. In that it does not matter what you look like from outside the appearance does not matter for such individuals.
For having a positive or healthy image is thinking about the way you physically feel and what your body can do not just the way you look.
To have a healthy body in which also means that you see yourself as you really are you feel comfortable and confident in term of it.
Negative body image
This is also called an unhealthy body image. It means being unhappy with the way you look it is usually linked with the desire to change the body shape, size, height and weight. In this type, the person develops when an individual feels that his body’s features do not match with social or media ideals.
The individuals with negative image to not see themselves as they really are in fact they see themselves for their body part ( nose, lips, ears, chest etc.) either larger or smaller or different from the way they are really a negative image can have a harmful effect on health. for example. for mental and physical health, It usually leads to anxiety, depression and low self-esteem. They may suffer various problems such as anorexia, bulimia, over-exercising and overeating they usually cut themselves from being with the other people socially. Don’t stop doing healthy activities that are required to show their bodies such as exercises swimming etc.