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Carissa Ruf
Feb 13, 2018

Body Acceptance Week

Feb 13, 2018 by Carissa Ruf

What does body acceptance mean to you? Join the Office of Health Promotion for a week of events all about body positivity, what body image means to you, and most importantly loving the body you’re in! From Monday, February 19 to Saturday, February 24 join us as we recognize and celebrate everyBODY. And remember we will be giving out FREE "My Body Is Freaking Awesome" shirts during the week! Follow our Instagram for more information: @MSU_Healthpromotion

Monday, February 19
Food that Fuels Table
12-4 p.m.
Student Recreation Center Lobby

Stop by the Student Recreation Center Lobby on Monday, February 19, 12-4 p.m. to visit the Office of Health Promotion Food that Fuels table to learn about all the different types of foods that are good for our nails, skin, hair and get tips for more energy! Get the chance to try foods that not only taste good, but make us feel good too!

Tuesday, February 20
Self Love Selfies Table
11 a.m. - 4p.m.
Sprague Library

What does body image mean to you? Join the Office of Health Promotion for our Self Love Selfies and Positive Affirmations table at the Sprague Library, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Write a message about body image and body positivity and be sure to take a picture with one of our Self Love Selfie Frames!

Wednesday, February 21
The Mirror Project
12-7 p.m.
Student Center, Ballrooms

The Mirror Project is an art exhibit that challenges people to think about how they perceive themselves.
"What do you see when you look in the mirror?”
Students, faculty and staff were asked the question above and responses were funny, sad, shocking and everything in between. Using diverse mediums, these statements were put onto mirrors. When viewing this exhibit, we hope that participants look deep inside themselves and truly reflect on their feelings towards their bodies, as well as look beyond their reflection in the mirror.
The Mirror Project was created in 2008 by the Office of Health Promotion at Montclair State University.

Studio DIY - Mirror Project
12:30-2 p.m.
Student Center, Ballrooms

Create your own mirror artwork with the Office of Health Promotion for Body Acceptance week on Wednesday, February 21, 12:30-2 p.m., Student Center Ballrooms*! You are welcome to take your creation home with you or leave it for us to put in our Mirror Project collection for the future. *Please Note: the change in location - we will be moving from the Drop In Center to the Student Center Ballrooms for this craft.

Thursday, February 22
The Mirror Project
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Student Center, Ballrooms

Join the Office of Health Promotion for the second day of The Mirror Project! Visit the Student Center Ballrooms on Thursday, February 22, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. to see how Montclair State University faculty/staff and students have answered the question, “What do you see when you look in the mirror?” as an art exhibit.

Saturday, February 24
Saturday Crafternoon - Self Love Cards
12-2 p.m.
Drop In Center

Join us for a Body Acceptance Week themed Saturday Crafternoon as we make cards with body-positive quotes and notes to promote self-love for you to keep and remind yourself of how amazing you are! We will also have various other crafts available. All materials are provided for you, you are welcome to come and go as you please.