Lindsay Rae is an experienced speaker and professional photographer who helps individuals navigate the challenges of body positivity in all forms, including social media, media, and relationships with peers. With close to a decade of experience and nearly 800 photoshoots under her belt, Lindsay has developed proven methods for cultivating confidence and self-acceptance. She has also personally experienced the negative effects of bullying and trauma, and has developed strategies for overcoming these challenges and building resilience.
In her presentation, Lindsay draws on her own experiences and expertise to teach students about the ways in which social media and peer relationships can impact self-esteem and mental health, and provides them with practical tools and strategies for cultivating self-confidence and self-compassion while encouraging inclusivity. She also shares her own personal stories of overcoming bullying and trauma, and discusses the tricks of the beauty industry and how it often portrays an unrealistic and unhealthy standard of perfection.
From understanding the role of social media in shaping our perceptions to setting healthy boundaries, to the practice of self-talk, Lindsay’s program is designed to empower individuals to navigate all aspects of body positivity in a way that promotes self-care, well-being, and inclusivity.
Don’t let negative messages about body image bring you down – Lindsay can teach you how to use it to boost your self-confidence and self-compassion, and promote mental health and inclusivity.
Understanding the role of social media, media, and peer relationships in shaping our perceptions of ourselves and others while developing a critical eye toward the content we consume and the messages we internalize
Identifying the sources of stress and anxiety that can be caused by negative body image messages and learning how to set healthy boundaries with these sources
Exploring alternative ways of navigating body positivity through self-talk and promoting self-care and well-being
Developing skills for managing cyberbullying and online conflict related to body image and learning how to be an ally and support others through these challenges.
Promoting inclusivity and celebrating the diversity of body types and sizes, and learning how to be an ally and support others in their journey toward body positivity.