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Learning to Appreciate Your Body—Even When You Think You Can’t

How many times have you prayed for a different body and said, “I hate how I look”?

How many times has that turned into, “I hate me"? How many times have you bashed your belly, your thighs, your arms? How many times have you cursed your cellulite and stretch marks? How many times have you blamed your body for not losing weight even though you’ve counted your calories and skipped dessert?

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39 Lessons on Body Image, Well-Being And Life

Tomorrow, July 30th, I'll be celebrating my 35th birthday. Eeeek. Almost every year, I’ve been republishing and revising a version of the below post. In it, I share what I’ve learned about building a positive body image, coping effectively and living a fulfilling, meaningful life in my years on earth thus far. Why 39? Extra lessons for good measure and good luck! 

1. Be you. In all your amazing and unique glory. Trying to be like...
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