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Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams Discusses Lizzo’s Body Positivity Struggles And The Pandemic’s Affect On Self-Esteem

(Image from Good Morning America website)

New York Trend founder Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams has once appeared on popular morning TV show “Good Morning America.” On Dec. 11, Dr. Williams appeared to discuss vital issues concerning mental health.

She provided commentary on body image, social media and the impact of Covid 19 in response to an Instagram post by the amazing young singer Lizzo in which the Grammy-winning artist revealed that she was suddenly overwhelmed with insecurity about her body.

“We are all doubting things about ourselves as we battle through the effects and restrictions due to Covid -19,” explains Dr. Williams.

She advises, “Please find a friend or professional to speak with on the days you feel you cannot make it through or want to make it through. Believe that tomorrow we will wake up to a better day . Stay hopeful!”

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New York Trend is a weekly news publication that focuses on issues and lifestyles of the African & Caribbean American communities throughout the New York metropolitan area and Nassau and Suffolk Counties of Long Island. It is a respected and well recognized news publication that has been in existence since 1989. Owner, Publisher and Executive Director, Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams has been at the helm of this award-winning publication since its inception. New York Trend continues to be the only black woman-owned, metropolitan newspaper in New York and Long island. New York Trend is the largest black-owned newspaper throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.

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