Reflect on body image ideals in a free, self-guided course
Explore: Freeform is a self-paced, virtual module designed to help people 18+ build awareness of harmful appearance ideals and practice new ways to push back against them. The entire module takes approximately 30 minutes to complete, and is a great jumping off point for further body image work. Learn more about negative body image and how to break free from societal ideals.
We are meant to be unique in all forms, including our bodies. We aren’t meant to fit into a specific shape or size (that would be boring!)
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It's totally normal to feel pressured, overwhelmed and even ashamed of who you are. Most people feel the same way about themselves. But just because it's normal, that doesn't mean it's right
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What does it include?
One module with three brief chapters that delve into appearance ideals and body image.
Who’s it for?
This course is for anyone 18+ who is interested in gaining new tools to combat body image pressures and build a new relationship with their body. 
How long does it take?
The entire module takes approximately 30 minutes to complete. 
The three chapters of Explore: Freeform
Identifying appearance ideals
Develop a greater awareness of prevalent body and appearance ideals, and identify how these messages show up in your day to day life.  
The cost of beauty standards 
Get an overview of how these ideals affect us (e.g. emotionally, financially), and the time and experiences we lose out on when constantly trying to aspire to them.
How to challenge appearance ideals
Think through various ways you can challenge these body and beauty messages and live authentically.
In times of hopelessness and shame, I want to remember that I am wonderfully “me.” Even if that doesn't look like what I see in media/society, I should be proud of the diversity and perspective I bring.
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Redefine your relationship with your body through Equip’s free body image module.