Loving yourself: How to be more body-positive
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Olivia (@selfloveliv) is a friend of Milly’s and posts about similar issues. These great bloggers are a breath of body-positive fresh air on a site like Instagram.
When the sunlight hits my body I no longer fear the parts it highlights and kisses. I no longer fear the parts it leaves in darkness creating ripples across my skin. . I'm no longer afraid of my skin. I'm no longer afraid of taking up space. I'm no longer afraid of the way I look. I'm no longer ashamed of who I am. . When the sunlight hits my body I now bask in its warmth and appreciate the vitamin D without cowering away and hiding. . I've set my soul free, it's not longer held captive by my body/vessel, it appreciates life for every blessing that it is.
Some other great Instagram bloggers include @bopo.boy, @bodyposipanda, @lexiemanion and @nourishandeat. Give them a follow! 2) Exercise for enjoyment Going to the gym is often motivated by a desire to lose weight and ‘look better’, which can contribute to negative body image. Exercise is great, but only if you’re doing it for the right reasons. Find a sport or activity you really enjoy that makes you feel good – whether it be yoga, cycling, swimming or playing a team sport – and it can work wonders for your body image.
HERES TO LOVING YOURSELF UNAPOLOGETICALLY, UNFILTERED AND UNDENIABLY. I love my: Tattoos My bloated belly (I ate sooo much pizza) My cellulite The spot on my thigh that won't leave My butt (or lack of it) My pale skin (I used to fake tan, utter disaster) EVERY CURVE, ROLL, AND INCH OF ME. No shame in my self love game. Here's to us. Every inch of us. Here's to body confidence and self lurrrrrrrrve.
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