It is often the case that in eating disorder we develop feelings that our negative in their core about our body and weight. As time passes body dysmorphia becomes ingrained in our sub conscious mind and this leads to loss of confidence, low morale and anxiety. I came across a short poem by renowned Saudi poetess Nimah Nawwab on body and physical appearance from her book Canvas of Souls. It touched me deeply.
By Great Nimah Nawwab
So much attention is given to the body, to the physical, to the appearance of matters, can we fully go beyond? Test the waters of the unnamed ocean, beyond coasts, seen by all, and dive through the waves of essential self to the inner fire, inner heart of the selfless self and merge with the light?