Posts tagged with ‘body image’
Anonymous asked: Yesterday, as I walked from my car to a club, a girl looked at me and said "if you're gonna wear something like that, at least have the body for it". I went back to my car and cried. I've been thinking about that a lot. It makes me so sad. I have very low self-esteem. How can I stop caring about what happened? How can I just wear whatever I want and not be scared thinking "I don't have the body for this"? I feel so bad. I just don't know how to stop feeling insecure about myself.
We’ve been there. It’s hard not to take immature and nasty remarks like that to heart but you have to realize those comments are a result of her insecurities. Everyone, I repeat, everyone, has body image issues. Here are some great body confidence articles to help you boost your self-esteem and realize how beautiful and awesome you are:
We also have a wonderful and supportive forum dedicated to body issues here.
P.S. To quote Inner subversion:
How to dress for your shape: are you human-shaped? Play up your confidence and natural sex appeal by wearing whatever the f*** you want.
Life Tip: As the weather gets warmer, continue to wear whatever the f*** you want. Flaunt everything or keep it cool under cover. Dress to make yourself feel rad.
How to get a bikini body: Put a bikini on your body.
Want sexy own-the-beach summer legs? Shave, or don’t because they’re your f****** legs.
Is this a sincere homage to pubic hair or an insincere way to get people talking? I don’t know, but either way I’m cool with it. Here’s why.
Did you/do you have the same problem?
We’ve been socialized to be so criticalof ourselves that our insecurities tend to spiral out of control. We’re convinced that someone is actually paying attention to the hair on our knuckles or is disgusted by our crop top bearing a stomach that definitely doesn’t boast rock hard abs.
But it’s exhausting to hate the way we look. We’ll never be 100 percent satisfied with our appearance, but it’s important that we find little ways to stop hating ourselves so much. That’s why you should follow these 14 body image resolutions that you should follow in 2014. Baby steps, girls. Baby steps!
Screw resolutions that are about punishing yourself instead of loving yourself. Here are some resolutions that are actually attainable and don’t suck.
The Instagram account of 20-year-old photographer Petra Collins was deleted after she posted this photo of her unshaven bikini line.
We think that that’s a load of crap.
"Look, I don’t know about you but I’m so sick of having my body type classified. If we aren’t having our bodies compared to fruits, we’re having them compared to geometric shapes and other things we don’t actually look like. But I’m even more sick of having style websites, magazines and TV shows tell me what clothes I should and shouldn’t wear based on my body type.”