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body image workshop
When we use social media, read magazines or get online, we are constantly told ways to make ourselves look better because we are not enough. How is anyone supposed to feel positive self-worth with this message? Cultivating positive body image doesn’t happen overnight, it’s an active process that takes time. But, it does get easier and the noise gets quieter. If you’re ready to break up with the scale, come and learn some tips to actively improve the way you see yourself.
Monday, Oct. 30, 2017: 5:15-6 p.m., HPER N 226
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017: 6:16-7 p.m., HPER N 226
For more information, visit health.utah.edu/peak
Or call PEAK Health and Fitness at 801-585-7325
WHY DO WE LIKE TO BE SCARED?
When the upper eyelid droops over the eye, it’s called ptosis (pronounced “toe-sis”) and it happens to people of all ages.
Children may be born with the condition and adults may develop it with age. In between, it could develop as a side effect after certain surgeries or in rarer cases, diseases or tumors.
The most common cause of droopy eyelids is age-related stretching and weakening of the levator muscle tendon—one of the workhorses that lifts the eyelid. Considering that we blink some 15-20 times a minute, it’s not surprising that our eyelids might need a little help by the time they’ve reached a certain age.
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