Iyanla Vanzant On Breaking The Body-Shaming Cycle And Accepting Your Lumpy, Bumpy Body (VIDEO)

September 15, 2014 2:15 PM

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Kristin grew up in a family that was critical of her weight. At age 49, she still finds herself plagued by the voices in her head. Hoping to finally end the vicious cycle of body shaming, she turns to spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant on "Help Desk."

"What's happened to me as an adult is their criticisms and their voice has become my voice," Kristin says of her family. "And so, my voice in my head is very critical of my body. Even at my desired weight, I still look in the mirror and look at every lump and bump and think I'm too fat."

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