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Body Image

Being happy in our body can support our emotional wellbeing and help us to feel self confident. Often we focus a lot of our self-worth on our body image; whether it is our size, shape, appearance, features, disabilities or differences.  What we see online, see in others and what we talk about can influence how we feel about ourselves and our body. 

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Things to remember:

  1. You are perfect just the way you are
  2. You deserve to be treated with love and respect by your mind. 
  3. Your existence makes the world a better place
  4. Be grateful for your body as it gives you life. 
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"You define beauty yourself. Society doesn’t define your beauty. "

"Work out because you love your body, not because you hate it." 

"Say goodbye to your inner critic and take this pledge to be kinder to yourself and others. "

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