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Embrace (Taryn Brumfitt, 2016)

“Why do so many people hate their bodies and what can we do about it?”

After having three children, Taryn Brumfitt hated how she looked and, like many women, she fantasised about having the perfect bikini body. But does the so-called perfect body equal happiness? Eager to find out, Taryn trained for and participated in a body building competition. Strutting her stuff up on the stage she realised she still didn’t feel good about herself. Months of physical, emotional and social sacrifice had amounted to obtaining the ideal physique, but it wasn’t worth it. She went back to enjoying the foods she liked, being less obsessive about exercise, and having more time for her family. And she was finally able to embrace her body. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Embrace