I’m embarrassed about my body

I’m embarrassed about my body :

Lots of people have worries about their bodies. These feelings can be very difficult if a negative body image is part of your mental health problem – or your medication causes side effects on your body:

  • You’re not alone – everybody has to start somewhere and many people will share similar anxieties about their bodies.
  • Find a beginners’ class in a friendly space – your local community centre or council leisure centre may seem less intimidating than a gym.
  • Many leisure centres and swimming pools run women‐ or men‐only sessions to help support people who feel uncomfortable about attending mixed‐gender sessions.


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