Be Kind to Yourself (A Balanced View of Body Image)   Leave a comment

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The idea spoke to me, suddenly, and carried with it profound meaning. Don’t be so hard on yourself: Be kind and gentle. It had never occurred to me that I didn’t love myself, but I discovered that I didn’t. But then as I set about to understand this statement, wonderful things began to happen. I started to learn what beauty is really about.

… One day, I thought about all of this self-scrutiny. If worth were dependent on looking like magazine models, there would be no hope for some people. But doesn’t everyone have worth, …

The full-text of this article, Be Kind to Yourself (A Balanced View of Body Image) by Melissa Konetchy with contributing ideas from bloggers can be read by following this link to JHS-online.

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