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Welcome to the Daily Dose of Self Love. This series will be about self love, self care, self esteem and self worth. Basically everything related with SELF. My aim with this series is to give you a daily boost of self love and self care. We all get busy with our lives and sometimes it leaves us less or no time to take time for ourselves, be with ourselves, wash off all the negativity that we accumulated during the day with self love, meditation, etc. The daily boost will be in an easy to understand and more importantly something which is relatable. So Welcome!!

Self Love Practice Tip #69

Today we will talk about body positivity. Body positivity focuses on loving yourself what you are right now. It is important for us to understand that we are of value regardless of your weight in pounds. People mistake body positivity with promoting obesity and hating it to be allowing people to be confident of their bodies as they are. I once listened to a TED talk where are woman was talking about body issues and self image issues. But she overcame all of that just by reiterating to herself that she is beautiful. I was watching it on YouTube. I found this so empowering. But then I scrolled down the comments section in YouTube and there were people fat shaming and then there was this guy who commented “You are not allowed to feel beautiful, look yourself in thee mirror you fat c***” and I was like “What the ….”. Where is the god damn respect for a human being, leave alone male or female. I was about to comment back but then thought to myself that this person is allowed to voice his opinion and it should not be our problem because we are not who others think we are, we are what we think about ourselves. No people who like who they are are not lazy, not full of excuses, they should not lose weight because others feel they should. I can spend 6 days a week in the gym but still have a healthy toned body and not chiseled one.

Come back tomorrow on more inspiration on body positivity.

9 Comments Add yours

  1. Kritika says:

    Happy Day GS 🙂

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    1. GS says:

      Happy Day Kritika

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      1. Kritika says:

        Thank you 🙂

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  2. kinge says:

    I’ve felt this line “we are not who others think we are, we are what we think about ourselves. ”

    We should be more self aware and treat ourselves with kindness, accept and love who we are and if possible take action towards self development and learning to quite negative energy

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    1. GS says:

      When successes are challenged, people can lose confidence. It’s best to keep in mind that failure creates momentum for ambition. If you are having an I’m-not-good-enough moment, soothe yourself by saying, “It’s okay, I love you.” It’s the same thing you would do for your kids and husband or wife, isn’t it?

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      1. kinge says:

        Yes, we generally learn to give love to others and often forget to give love to ourselves not knowing we can only give as much as we have within

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      2. GS says:

        Exactly we get carried away

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  3. Completely hear you. It is funny how these words are made into a buzz followed by a trend to create a segmentation. Body confidence is such a beautiful thing – it is about being respectful of where you are and the way you are. Doesn’t necessarily mean that people can’t work towards something else, but purely about respecting the states were in.

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    1. GS says:

      Yes Vinay. I agree. The harm and wrong of sexual objectification resides in the fact that it makes women vulnerable; they can be reduced to sex object status at any time when their sexual attributes are made dominant in their public image.

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