shayarisms4lovers June18 222 - 20 Powerful Quotes From Celebrities About Body Shaming, Self Image & Learning To Love Your Body — As Is

20 Powerful Quotes From Celebrities About Body Shaming, Self Image & Learning To Love Your Body — As Is

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“You’re amazing, just the way you are.” -Bruno Mars

Body-shaming is a horrible reality that everyone faces over and over again in their lives. But what exactly is body-shaming?

According to Healthline, body-shaming “involves criticizing and harassing overweight people about their weight or eating habits to make them feel ashamed of themselves,” with the intent to “motivate people to eat less, exercise more, and lose weight.”

Does this criticism affect a person’s self-esteem? Well, according to Kris Gunnars, a writer for Healthline agrees that fat-shaming makes things worse.

He states, “Some believe that making overweight people feel ashamed of their weight or eating habits may motivate them to get healthier. However, scientific evidence confirms that nothing could be further from the truth.”

It’s so true. People take the wrong approach in trying to approach the topic of your weight. Family members, doctors, and complete strangers make it the hardest and they can cut you down in a split second.

Body-shaming can cause a decrease in motivation, depression, eating disorders, reduced self-esteem, stress, weight gain, mental problems, increased risk of suicide, increased cortisol (a stress hormone) levels, and it can increase your risk for certain chronic diseases.

As someone who is overweight, there is not a day that goes by that I am not reminded that I need to stop eating this, or I need to exercise, or I need to lose weight, or I need to make myself look pretty. It really does take a toll on my mental health and self-esteem. Some days I don’t want to eat because all these negative thoughts are swirling around and then there are times I feel guilty for eating something.

It’s important for me to remember that I have to eat, but body-shaming from others and myself since I was born has made me so self-conscious that it can make just the simple matter of eating a chore and something that I feel so bad about.

But, lately, I have realized that I have to love myself for who I am and what I look like. I shouldn’t be ashamed of who I am or let negativity manifest.

If you are going through these same things, remember you are not alone.

Everyone goes through these body-shaming situations, even celebrities, but what can make you stand out is if you don’t let what other people say or the devil sitting on your shoulder …

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shayarisms4lovers June18 222 - 25 Confident Quotes That Prove It's Actually Good To Be Selfish Sometimes

25 Confident Quotes That Prove It’s Actually Good To Be Selfish Sometimes

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Don’t be afraid to put yourself first.

It’s okay to selfish sometimes.

Putting yourself first is key to living a fulfilled and happy life. There is nothing better than canceling all your nights plans, lighting a candle, pigging out, and watching romantic comedies all night long.

Putting yourself first gives you the confidence you need to succeed in life – telling yourself that you are worth more than what you see in the mirror is powerful. Telling yourself every day that you are kind, smart, beautiful, and talented will give you the confidence you need to say no to things and people that drain you, and yes to the opportunities that make your stronger.

The trait “selfish” always has a bad connotation surrounding it. But, you should allow yourself to be selfish when it comes to what you want and how you plan to get it. This doesn’t mean you should knock down others to get to the top, but putting your needs before those around you will help you achieve your goals.

Girl, be a little selfish. Be very confident. Be empowered by the things that light your fire.

Here are 25 quotes to remind you to do just that. Here is your reminder to treat yourself to a life revolved around you!

1. The people who support you will want you to be a little selfish

“Sometimes you just need to be selfish and take care of you. If they love you, they’ll understand”Robert Tew

2. You come first, always

“Sometimes, you have to do what’s best for you and your life, not what’s best for everybody else”Unknown

3. You should be striving to please yourself, not those around you

“The drive to please others is at the root of so much suffering in the world” Unknown

4. Never let anyone get in your way

“No more distractions, it’s time to be selfish” Unknown

5. Just in case you forgot that you still come first

“Being selfish to me means that you have to look out for yourself and you don’t have to sacrifice” Herbie Mann

6. Pamper yourself multiple nights a week

“Self-care is not selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel”Eleanor Brownn

7. She deserves tender love you care

“Work on being in love with the person in the mirror who has been through so much

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shayarisms4lovers June18 271 - 15 Confident Quotes To Help You Embrace Your Curves & Love Your Healthy Body — As Is

15 Confident Quotes To Help You Embrace Your Curves & Love Your Healthy Body — As Is

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Love the skin you’re in (and forget about the scale).

Actions speak louder than words. That means, instead of constantly looking in the mirror and thinking to yourself, “Why do I have curves,” go to your closet, whip out that tight dress and embrace every inch of your body.

There is nothing wrong with having a little extra junk in the trunk. Just like there is nothing wrong with being a size 0 or a size 12.

Living a life where being ashamed of your body is the norm is not a way to live – look to your curves as a powerful tool.

You are strong and can fill out those skinny jeans perfectly. All sizes are created equal, so just because your friend may be three sizes smaller than you doesn’t make her body any better. They say we are always wanting what we don’t have, but maybe what we need is right in front of us. Your body is beautifully made.

I know practicing self-love is easier said than done; we want to embrace our curves but can’t help comparing our bodies to the models on Instagram or Victoria Secret ads.

A Victoria Secret model’s body is beautiful in its own way. Your body is built wonderfully and there is no room for comparison in your mind. The only thoughts that should float in are, “I’m hot, I’m worthy, and I’m deserving of every curve on my body.”

I know how hard it can be to accept your body for what it is; I am a 5 foot nothing, curvalicious woman who sometimes wishes she didn’t have to go three jean sizes to fit her thighs into her pants. But, once those jeans are on I feel powerful, regardless of size.

Here are 15 confident quotes about loving you body, loving your curves and living a healthy, happy lifestyle to remind you how perfect your curves are. Just in case my speech wasn’t motivation enough.

1. Always and everyday

“I stand in awe of my body.” – Henry David Thoreau

2. Make yourself a little revolutionary

“The most revolutionary thing you can do is love your body.” – Unknown

3. The only opinion that matters is yours

“There is nothing wrong with your body, but there is a lot wrong with the messages which try to CONVINCE you otherwise.” – Rae Smith

4. Look in the mirror

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shayarisms4lovers June18 289 - 15 Powerful Rebel Wilson Quotes On Body & Her Fight Against Fat Shaming

15 Powerful Rebel Wilson Quotes On Body & Her Fight Against Fat Shaming

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Every size is beautiful – never let anyone tell you differently.

Rebel Wilson, a beautiful, headstrong, go-getter and confident woman who gives a voice to all the normal body types in Hollywood. Wilson is insanely confident in her body and she has never tried to hide who she is.

She is someone who doesn’t conform to what society deems “appropriate.”

In 2015, Rebel Wilson launched an edgy new clothing line in partnership with Torrid, a plus-size, high-end clothing brand. Bringing style and fashion to the next level, Rebel expressed the frustration of all women who struggle to find clothing that fits their bodies. In an interview with People magazine, Wilson said, “I’m currently like a size 18, sometimes a 16 depending on how good I’ve been, so I’m kind of just a bit too big for most regular clothing.”

Even though she appears to be so confident in her body in public, she still struggles with her own self-esteem. She told Cosmopolitan that “Even though, yes, now I am in movies or whatever, I am still that [dorky] girl. People think you’re really confident because you’re an actress or whatever, but I’m like the worst.”

When she was re-casted for Pitch Perfect 2, she hired a personal trainer. She told Elle UK that “I’m not doing it to look great or whatever but to have the energy to do all that [producing and acting] work. People wouldn’t think it looking at me, but I can exercise!” Wilson has to stay physically fit in this type of fast pace, long-hour job. She also told Elle UK that “I like to have the stamina to work 16 hours a day. I may eat a lot, but I am very healthy.”

Wilson is the perfect example of a healthy woman, even though her body type doesn’t necessarily reflect our current societal “norms”. She defies the stigma that bigger sized women are unhealthy. She even said in an interview with Marie Claire that she considers her size as “being an advantage, whereas so many women see it as a disadvantage.”

See ladies? It doesn’t matter how much you weigh. It’s just a number. If you have the personality and drive to do something, go out and do it. Don’t be afraid to put yourself out there. It all starts with learning to love yourself.

So, here are 15 of our favorite Rebel Wilson …

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shayarisms4lovers June18 51 - 20 Confident Quotes About Loving Your Weird & Being Yourself, Unapologetically

20 Confident Quotes About Loving Your Weird & Being Yourself, Unapologetically

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It’s time to kick normal to the curb.

There’s one descriptor in life that I’m not a big fan of: when people use the word ‘normal.’ It’s not that I’m against it or something, I just think it’s a dumb word. While there are some things you could call normal, like breathing or eating (to a point), the fact is no one is normal.

What’s even the basis for ‘normal?’ Who decided that having x trait and y hobby made you the ideal model for what everyone else should be? And why should everybody be like that? I really think that the whole concept of being ‘normal’ is a bunch of garbage.

No one is normal. We’re all a little weird and we’re all a little off-kilter.

We’ve all got quirks about us and things we do that make people tilt their head at us. Maybe your favorite sandwich is peanut butter and bananas. Or the way you relax is by hang gliding. Maybe you’re favorite animal is a platypus. Okay, who can blame you on that last one? Those things are pretty cool.

No matter what it is, there’s at least one thing about every single one of you that makes you different from the rest. And you know what? THAT’S OKAY! Own that thing that makes others call you weird! Be proud of it, because that’s who you are! There are whole cities that promote weirdness (ever hear the phrase “Keep Portland Weird?”)!

Don’t ever let someone tell you to be normal. And if they do say it, ask them this- what’s so great about being normal? Do you enjoy being uniform and boring like the rest? While normal doesn’t really exist, the illusion of normal does. People have weird within them, but they’re just too afraid to show it off. It’s something that’s instilled in us as we grow up. Act like the rest, meet the status quo.

BOOOORRRRIIINNGGGGG! Seriously, who wants to do that? You’ll always be happier being true to yourself rather than being what someone wants you to be. So let that freak flag fly, and, if you’re one of those people still on the fence, or maybe you need a confidence boost, here are some weird quotes from some other weird people who agree with me.

1. I’m not the only one that thinks no one is normal.

“I think everybody’s weird. We

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28 Feel Better Quotes To Pick You Back Up When Your Stupid Crush Won’t Text You Back

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Block their number and order another margarita.

“Alexa, play Truth Hurts by Lizzo, please!” Ladies, I totally get it. Summertime is ramping up and this heat is driving us a little love crazy. Who hasn’t been tempted to do as Sandy Dumbrowski did and pine after her “summer lovin’?” Well, don’t get carried away and start an online shopping rabbit hole for leather pants and red heels! We don’t have time to waste on those boy crushes who aren’t deserving of our energy.

You may be thinking, “How did I even get here? Everything was going so well!” and honey, that’s how it always goes. You went on two or three hyper-romantic dates with a new fling and really hit it off. Maybe one drink turned into four and time truly slipped away. You see a future in this person, but, unfortunately, the feelings are just not mutual. He’s just ghosted you and you’re left in the lurch.

Madison Kerth is a writer who writes about love, relationships, self-care, spirituality and astrology.

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shayarisms4lovers mar18 88 - 30 Confident, Sassy Quotes That Make The Perfect Instagram Caption For Your Next Selfie

30 Confident, Sassy Quotes That Make The Perfect Instagram Caption For Your Next Selfie

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A picture is worth 1,000 words … but captions are still important.

Struggling to find the perfect, fun selfie caption that shows that you’re both fun and confident? We are here to help!

We get it. You just snapped the perfect selfie (after a million flop ones left in your camera roll), but now you have absolutely no idea what to use as caption. You definitely do not want to repeat yourself, because who does that? But then again, you really want your picture to say how you feel without using your own words.

It certainly is a conundrum.


You obviously do not want to pull well-known (boring) quotes, either, because your selfies are so unique and you are not boring.

Finding quotes that ACTUALLY go with your selfies can be so difficult. For that reason, we have gathered these cute and funny quotes for you to choose from for your next bomb selfie.

So, without further ado, let’s dive in and check out these 30 fun, confident and sassy quotes to put on your selfie captions. Tip: They can definitely be switched up a bit to fit different situations.


1. For when you don’t have it all together.

“I walk around like everything is fine, but deep down, inside my shoe, my sock is sliding off.”  — Unknown


2. When you are feeling confident and funny.

“I know looks aren’t everything, but I have them just in case.” — Unknown


3. And for when you are feeling extra confident.

“Confidence level: Selfie with no filter.” — Unknown


4. When your drink is also in the pic.

“I doubt Vodka is the answer, but it’s worth a shot.”  — Unknown


5. When you are feeling extra snarky.

“Someday I’m going to eye roll myself into another dimension.” —​ Unknown


6. When your bff is included in your selfie.

“Sexy pictures. Crazy times. Sisters at heart, partners in crime.” — Unknown


7. When you want to show off your happiness.

“Be happy in front of people who don’t like you, it kills them.” — Unknown


8. When your teeth are sparkling.

“Life is short. Smile while you have teeth.” — Mallory Hopkins


9. When you are dressed to the 9’s.

“I don’t dress up for boys. I dress up to stare at my reflection as I walk by store windows.” — Unknown


10. When you return to social media after a

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