It’s far easier to stand in front of the mirror and pick out tiny flaws that stare back at you than it is to stand in front of the mirror and really practice loving your body. It’s a flaw that most women live with (it’s true…women aren’t perfect). However, it’s not the kind of body image issues we want to share with our daughters, or sisters, or even ourselves, which is why we need to focus on learning the meaning of loving our bodies. Here are three simple tricks you can use to start loving your body today.
Take Care of Your Body
The best way to learn to love your body is to take care of it. It’s hard not to love something that’s healthy and fit. Eat a healthy diet, enjoy the good stuff only in moderation and exercise regularly. Not only will these things make you feel better emotionally and mentally, they’ll make your body stronger and more beautiful than ever. Even if it’s not perfect, it’s taken care of and that’s hard not to love.
Wear the Right Clothes
It’s much easier to love your body when you’re wearing flattering clothing than it is to love it when you’re not. Do yourself a favor and splurge on clothes that are well-fit or a great tailor. You’ll look taller, thinner and more confident when you take this approach to life. When your clothes are fitted, flattering and feminine, you’ll learn that it’s much easier to love your body.
Pay Attention to Compliments
Instead of listening to your inner negativity tell you that your thighs are too fat or your arms aren’t toned enough, listen to the compliments people give to you. They’re not saying them just to be nice. They’re saying them because they’re true and because you’re really so much more gorgeous than you give yourself credit for.
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