The best quotes about loving your body.
Sadly, as women, we don’t appreciate and love our bodies the way we should — there always seems to be a desire for a better body than what we already have.
We sometimes think, “If I only had a thigh gap,” or “if my abs were more defined” … like if we were somehow able to achieve these traits we see on other girls we envy, we might feel less insecure.
It can be so easy to find flaws with our bodies and it becomes normal to avoid mirrors at all costs. You don’t like sitting down with a bathing suit on because your rolls show, or you’re convinced that everyone who sees you is thinking about how fat or skinny you are.
Well here’s a tip for you: it doesn’t have to be that way. You can actually like your body — and these body-positive quotes can teach you how to love your body as-is.
Sometimes we think that we can’t embrace our bodies until we reach our goal weight or finally look the way we picture. But that’s just not true, and that goal to be perfect is not attainable.
You can hope for and work toward physical changes while still loving the skin you’re in. Just because you accept your body for what it is doesn’t mean there’s no room for improvement.
And the truth is, once you truly love your body, you’ll be better equipped to create the healthy lifestyle you want. When you respect your body, you may be more inclined to eat nourishing foods and exercise in ways that make you feel good — inside and out.
It all starts with acceptance. If we don’t love our bodies, how can we expect others to?
It’s okay to struggle with this idea of body-positivity. I have for a long time and still continue to every day, but I’ve learned that I can’t grow if someone’s being mean to me, so I shouldn’t do it to myself.
I wish I could say it’s effortless to love your body, but it’s not. There’s no simple answer on how to accept yourself.
It helps to remember the little girl inside of you. Would you be upset with her for eating a chocolate bar? No, you’d probably tell her she deserves it. Would you ever call her fat? Absolutely not.
You shouldn’t …