Ever heard the phrase “love the skin you’re in”? It’s meant to be empowering; a call to confidence and acceptance of your body and self-image. But, feeling comfortable can be a challenge in today’s world of butt implants and Photoshop. But, how do you get comfortable in your own skin? How do you learn to love the bumps, blemishes, and birthmarks when the media tells you your shape and size is “wrong”?
If you’re like most of us, body image insecurities have lingered in your mind for a long, long time. The key to feeling more comfortable in your body is learning to fully accept ourselves — flaws and all. Of course, this is easier said than done, and it definitely doesn’t happen overnight. But, it is possible, and there are some practical steps you can take to kickstart your self love, and help you begin feeling more comfortable in your own skin: