New Year’s Eve ends the holidays with a bang, and recognizing the effects of holiday indulgences can hit pretty hard.
People who assess their reflection and find a disconnect between what they look like and what they feel they “should” look like are experiencing body image issues. And dropping those extra pounds is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions.
Body image is a mental construct of what people think they look like; it can be grounded in reality or it can be very different from how others see you. Sometimes those extra pounds are only perceived by you.