BODY IMAGE AND THE SELF
By Roberta Smith
Counsellor, Mind For Life
Helpful ways to feeling more confident and satisfied in your own skin
We are all guilty of comparing our bodies with other people around us. We wouldn’t be human if we didn’t. Whilst this is purely human nature, it is not mentally healthy to compare yourself with others as it actually prevents you achieving what you are capable of. (Tip: If you don’t know what you’re good at, ask other people or take partin something which makes you feel good about yourself)
Here are a few ways you can avoid comparing yourself to others and become more confident in the process:
By understanding and overcoming body image issues, it will greatly improve your overall mental health and
well-being for life!
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