There’s a tiny part of my brain snickering right now. She is that girl that called me fat when I was 15, she is that voice of self doubt that tells me ‘you’re not good enough’, she is my anxiety and depression, she is every single nasty thing anyone has ever said to me.
I shut her off and laugh. And you should too!
‘Beauty’ is a term that’s really drilled into us from a young age. And by drilled I mean hammered, stapled and nailed to us.
But what exactly is beauty? I like to think of it as something that’s not just physical, but something that’s inside. It’s happiness. It’s self assurance. It’s being as physically healthy and beautiful as you can naturally be.
I look back on photos of myself from five years ago and I can just see how darn miserable I looked. Suffering from extreme depression, low self-esteem, I was overweight, unhappy and stuck in an ultimate rut! I would have never imagined in my wildest dreams that I would finally feel beautiful.
But this isn’t about me and my violin-themed ‘sad story’; it’s about you!
I found ways to feel incredibly beautiful without that nose job I planned when I was 14, without crazy diets, without becoming ‘Instagram famous’!
Today, I’m going to share those techniques with you…
Smile, Laugh: Repeat