barbie

Media images are both a reflection of and a frame of reference for our views of ourselves. For women especially, images of “perfect” bodies are impossible to attain and hence  create stress and anxiety about body image. Young girls are also impressionable. This infographic shows the contrast between a Barbie doll and the average American woman. The take home message is that you can aspire to look and feel better but do not compare yourself to unrealistic models.

via Rehabs.com