My favorite quote comes back to me over and over again.
Lately, I've been feeling uncomfortable in my skin and I know I'm not the only one that feels this way. A year later and I'm mourning the loss of my old life, how busy I was, how fulfilled I felt, how motivated I was a day in and day out.
We know by now that our body image issues stem from ideas placed in our minds by our society, and our body concerns are directly related to other's opinions of ourselves.
"Working towards a more authentic self requires... actively trying to be a be that or a better version of ourselves, and also requires mitigating the opinions of others." Sarah Nicole Landry
No matter how much we understand the concept, it can be so damn hard to put into practice.
It's a work in progress.