Why I Love Myself Just The Way I Am
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Why I Love Myself Just The Way I Am

Everything that you criticize about me I embrace.

Why I Love Myself Just The Way I Am
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With today's society it is very hard to not be self conscious about every little part of your body. This is one thing that society needs to stop doing: body shaming. Just because someone is more curvy or less curvy does not make them any more or less beautiful. Every single one of us is unique in our own ways that we need to embrace our differences in our bodies instead of making people feel bad about them. This is not okay and it is something that society constantly tells us.

I will be the first one to admit that my body has some flaws (in my opinion), but those flaws are what makes me unique as a person. I've learned to embrace these flaws because they are apart of me and everyone should love themselves. Sure, I wish I was skinnier, but I am healthy and I've realized that's all that matters and I have come to love my body. My rolls that i have when I sit down are all beautiful and they are apart of me and I am proud of them because they signify that I am healthy and that I am able to get enough food that I need to keep me this way. Some people do not see it this way because the media forces us to see women who have little to no fat on their bodies and that is then viewed as the standard of beauty for everyone to see. This is not how it should be, people need to be happier with their bodies and more confident instead of tearing down parts of their body that they see as flawed.

Yes, I wear make up. No, I do not wear make up because I don't like my face or I want to look different. I wear makeup because it makes me feel more confident about myself and I like how I look with make up on. But society has taught us to think that if someone doesn't wear makeup all the time that they are not as pretty as those who do. This is just wrong because women should be seen just as beautiful with no make up on as to someone who has make up on.

If life has taught me something it would be that everyone is unique and beautiful. It is the differences among us that we need to embrace instead of shy away from. No one should feel insecure about their bodies or even going out in public without make up on. We must think that everyone is beautiful on the inside and out because in reality it is whats on the inside that really matters. So you should love everyone and find the beauty in everything instead of tearing people down you should be lifting them up.

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