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Trying to be positive about body positivity

These lines, from Australian comedian Tim Minchin's song Not Perfect, have been on my mind lately:

"This is my body, and I live in it. It's 25 and nine months old."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 30, 2018, with the headline 'Trying to be positive about body positivity'. Print Edition | Subscribe