We love actress Jennifer Lawrence for a million reasons but one of them is this quote: “If anybody even tries to whisper the word ‘diet’, I’m like, ‘You can go f*ck yourself’.” Women have worked long and hard over the years to develop and maintain a positive body image, ridding our minds of self-hatred and disgust as we study ourselves in the mirror.
Use this list of 10 lies many of us tell ourselves about our bodies every day to remind yourself to banish negative self-talk, boost your body image, and show yourself some love.
10. I’m ugly.
No. You’re not. You are uniquely beautiful and amazingly special. Look at the features your children inherited from you and you’ll see just how stunning those parts of you are. Then, stop talking to yourself like a bully. Seriously.