New reports are showing that a study from the University of Missouri-Columbia has found that all women were equally and negatively affected after viewing pictures of models in magazine ads for just three minutes. The negative effect applied to women regardless of their current weight or body image -- seeing the flawless beauties in print made even the most confident of women have a drop in their level of satisfaction with themselves.
Never undermine the impact of media ladies. These images that are (more times than not) computer generated to fit the societal ideal, are what is making us feel bad about ourselves. So, next time you're feeling down, think again before delving into your newest copy of Cosmo to escape, as it could do more hard than good. Instead, recruit a pal to cheer you up.