Wednesday, February 24, 2021

How To Be More Confident In Your Body

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Confidence in your body doesn’t come easily. We’re all different and what makes us different, can also make us conscious of who we are and what we look like. The reality is, that everyone is beautiful and deserving of confidence in themselves. So with that being said, here are some tips to be more confident in your body.

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Embrace Your Body For What It Is

Your body does a lot of things on a daily basis that you likely don’t even give much thought to. It keeps you alive for one, working away to pump blood around the body, to fill your lungs with air, and to keep you moving in some way, shape, or form. Your body can also go through a lot depending on who you are. It might be an illness like cancer that you overcome or a pregnancy where you’ve managed to grow and push out a baby.

Embracing your body for what it is can be a very wonderful thing itself. Your body is powerful and it’s capable of so much. It’s strong and resilient and it can bounce back. Confidence can come from embracing your body for what it is, rather than simply comparing it to another person’s body.

Fix Things That You Want To Fix

We’re not perfect. In fact, no one is because perfection doesn’t actually exist. We all strive to be perfect but we can only really do better than what we have or are currently. When it comes to fixing things about your appearance, it’s really important that you make those decisions for yourself and you alone. You don’t want to be fixing something because someone else said you should fix it or perhaps you got teased for it. 

If you want to fix your teeth, then you can certainly do so but make sure it’s something you’re doing for yourself and not for other people’s satisfaction. Otherwise, you might not be happy with it being fixed.

Give Yourself Positive Reinforcement

Positive reinforcement is definitely needed nowadays because we’re often so critical of ourselves and it’s important to have yourself cheering you on from the sidelines. You can’t guarantee or rely on anyone else to do it for you after all. So when you find yourself saying those negative things to yourself or putting yourself down in any way, give yourself some positive reinforcement and find a way to turn those negatives into positive ones.

Pamper Yourself More Often

Pampering yourself is a great way to show love and appreciation for your body. And when you pamper yourself,

it shows. Not just internally but externally as well. Look after yourself with a nice sheet mask or put on some makeup, even if

you might not be going anywhere. Do what you find pampering because again, it can be something that’s different from person to person.

Being more confident in your body can definitely help in living a happier life overall. Use these tips to make sure you give yourself the confidence you deserve.

15 comments:

  1. I think women tend to be very hard on ourselves when we think about our bodies. I know I struggle at times, but I like the tips you have here, especially pampering oneself. That's something I really need to make more time for each week.

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  2. Thank you.
    Self confidence (including about my body) is a work in progress here.

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  3. I'll be 70 in September and I don't wear makeup or color my hair. I'm good in my skin. Great advice here.

    Have a fabulous day, my friend. Big hug. ♥

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  4. Sure just have to go to it and remember to enjoy what you have, never will be perfect.

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  5. This is something I've struggled with since I had my first child. I try to work on it daily.

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  6. Yes, love your body for what it is and be confident about it. Confidence is beauty.

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  7. very useful post! body confidence is very important and makes you be more creditable and happy

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  8. These are some great tips. Positive reinforcement and taking time to embrace yourself is a must for having confidence.

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  9. As they say, confidence is beauty. Wear it proudly.

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  10. These tips are really wonderful. Confidence is the most beautiful thing you can possess.

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  11. Wonderful tips! Be happy with you have but fix what you can fix. In this world, women are given unrealistic expectations about our bodies and it is a hard world to navigate. Be realistic is the key!

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  12. I agree with you that yes, it is important that we learn to embrace who we are including our bodies and ofcourse, practice self-love. Thus, we all should to pamper ourselves because we deserve it.

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  13. These are great tips for body positivity and confidence. Practicing self love is so empowering! Great article.

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  14. All of these suggestions are right on. What I've read up on about any changes that we wish to make is that we want them fast and approach them "en mass," trying to change our life in one day.

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