Back End Insight — Evie Marie Wellness
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Even its rather uninspiring, ho-hum title 'acceptance' is not the most celebratory of words suggests it was not the feisty and fabulous movement of its contemporary counterpart: The body-positivity movement emerged in the mid s originally, but has exploded in the last couple of years with social-media platforms - especially Instagram - providing a stage for BoPo activists to promote the ideals of the movement: Proponents of BoPo preach divorcing our sense of self-worth from our appearance and accepting our bodies without the usual caveats of aesthetic improvements.
Rebecca Flynn started her online community, BoPo Ireland, to spread awareness of the movement here and to help others with their body image. The response to a recent post about wearing jeans for the first time in years made her realise just how many women are deeply insecure because they don't fit the mould. I wanted to write this post to inspire women.
We all need to be kinder to ourselves. The level of worth we put on a few pounds here and there is, to me, a waste of energy.
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I would rather use that time to develop or do something more worthwhile. The participants are not relying on ad execs to recognise their worth. They take pictures, post them on their personal platforms and, in doing so, offer a striking alternative to the abundance of thin, conventionally beautiful women that overpopulate the cultural landscape. Publishing and advertising industries have caught up to some degree, with plus-size models such as Ashley Graham appearing on the cover of Sports Illustrated last year.
However, as 'enlightened' a move as that was supposed to be, it didn't feel like much of a win for people with average, imperfect bodies. Ashley Graham is, at the end of the day, the 'right' kind of fat, or as social psychologist Sarah Murnen dubbed it: Graham may be larger, but she still has a flat stomach and large breasts.
It's large made palatable for the mainstream. What it really shows is that, as a whole, our attitudes towards bodies are still abysmally unimaginative.
Which is something at times I never thought I would actually, honestly be able to say. Did you read that correctly? Healing my relationship with food and my body has zero to do with what I do or do not eat.
Glad we are on the same page. Let me explain this in a little more detail: What we think about our bodies directly relates how we feel in our bodies and the level of energy we have.
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The thoughts we think stimulate different types neurotransmitters electric messengers in our brains which then stimulate release of hormones chemical messengers in our bodies that both create and contribute to our stress levels, emotions moods and energy levels. When our Sympathetic Nervous System is active, we have decreased ability to digest and metabolize our food AND increase levels of Cortisol the stress hormone running through our veins. Cortisol causes us to store fat because it thinks our body is in danger.
So moral of the story: Our body hears us and reacts in an equally stressed out way. So what can you do? Work to shift your thoughts first and trust that the food piece will fall into place after because it will.
It takes time, patience and practice to change your relationship with your body and food. It also takes a lot of courage to confront and address the fear behind those thoughts and behaviors. As a result, I was able to intern my first summer.
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At many business schools, you have to wait to apply your second year for business school admission and to start taking business courses. This one-year advantage provided increasing opportunities for me to gain valuable, on-the-job experience. Finally, having Scheller situated in the heart of Atlanta, and more specifically in Tech Square, has been really advantageous.
Shifting Your Relationship with Your Body and Food — Evie Marie Wellness
There are 17 Fortune companies located here and they drop in to conduct interviews at our school, host info sessions, or even sponsor class practicums. Our proximity to the vibrant business community around us allows convenience and companies take notice. It has served the student body well because these companies are familiar with the prestige of our school, the quality of the students and the strength of the curriculum, oftentimes elevating us in the interview process and providing access to first round interviews.
I frequently joke that in another life I would become an AE major and work for SpaceX, becoming one of the first people on Mars!
2018 Best & Brightest: Evie Owens, Georgia Tech (Scheller)
It has been a very difficult, but rewarding, position as my Cabinet and I strive to listen to the voices of the student body in order to drive change on campus to make it a better place for everyone. This past semester was very difficult in particular, due to the fact that we had several student deaths on campus that sent shockwaves in their wake on the student body. I am very proud about how my Cabinet and I listened to the grievances of the student body in order to figure out what we needed to tell Georgia Tech President Bud Peterson, in order to solve the deeply-rooted problems students felt our campus had.
We were very successful in finding a way to show our student body that we not only listened to their concerns, but also are finding ways to take immediate action to alleviate them and fix the core root of the problem. Which classmate do you most admire? I admire Courtney Burton, one of my fellow Scheller Business Ambassadors, because she has a super charismatic personality, is very successful, and is extremely smart.
She truly shines in Scheller, and is the perfect example of a servant leader! Who would you most want to thank for your success? I would thank my parents, because they have sacrificed a lot for my success and have given me every opportunity to have the resources needed in order to be successful. No matter how ambitious or lofty my goals have been, they have supported me and tried to help me find ways to achieve them.
What would your theme song be? What are the top two items on your bucket list? To travel the world and document it with my camera not necessarily in that order Favorite book: Interstellar Favorite vacation spot: I love the beach, so one of my favorite vacation spots my family has taken me to is Cabo, Mexico.
The scenery is breathtaking with the gorgeous beaches and sapphire blue ocean, contrasting with the stark desert landscape. What are your hobbies?