• 4 Tips for Being More Comfortable in Your Own Skin

    4 Tips for Being More Comfortable in Your Own Skin

     

    Personal image and self confidence are massive issues these days,  and there are so many people who seem to struggle with this including yours truly. It is important to be who you are and think hard about what you want to achieve these days. There are so many things that play a role in this process especially now with the sway of social media, and you need to make sure you are confident and comfortable with who you are and how you feel.

    Of course, this is easier said than done, and there are a lot of things that can weigh upon your self-confidence. Many of us spend far too much time focused on what other people think about us, as well as comparing ourselves with people in the papers, magazines, and all across social media – aka people who don’t look like real women. I say this from experience because even now I find myself creeping back into the comparison game which is both unhealthy and unrealistic. As long as you are doing this, you will never be happy with who you are, which ultimately means you need to become more comfortable with your own personal image – because it’s the only one you’ve got and it’s beautiful already! 

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    Set Yourself Life Goals

    You need to make sure you think carefully about the world you live in (the influences, your inspirations, the people surrounding you), and the goals you have for your life. There are a lot of things that you might want to achieve, and the best thing you can do is to focus on trying to make things better for yourself. You can even start off small if you want to, as long as you are setting yourself goals to try to achieve. If you do this, you have a focus, and you will become more confident over time.

     

    Embrace Who You Are

    Make sure you do as much as you can to embrace who you are and what you are going to be doing. In many ways, this is the hardest part, but it is so essential to try to be proud of the person you are, and this is something you need to make sure you focus on. There are a lot of things that play a part in self confidence, and being comfortable with your own body image whether you’re tall/short, curvy/slim, etc. 

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    Get off Social Media

    Social media plays such a dominant role in society these days, but that’s not always a positive thing – even for someone whose career is rooted in such. In fact, when we spend too much time on social media, we can often wind up making too many comparisons with other people and becoming jealous as a result. It is important that you not spend too much time doing this, and that’s why it is a good idea to get off social media and clear your head. I take the weekends and sometimes even weekdays away from my social media channels to mentally ground myself. 

    Exercise Helps

    Exercise is something a lot of us struggle with, but it is actually really important when it comes to improving the way you feel about yourself. Keeping active and exercising can clear your mind, make your body feel good, and help keep you in shape. This is why it is so important to make sure you are getting exercise as and when you can these days.

    If you can follow these tiny steps, you should have no issues with starting to be able to be more confident and comfortable with who you are. This is most likely an extended process and one that needs focus if you want to improve your life. There are a lot of things that can play a role in helping with this, and it is so important that you get this right.

    tara

    21 Comments

    1. Delia Atenea
      October 22, 2018 / 5:10 pm

      love all these tips! Yes to getting off of social media! we all need to do that and exercise!!!

    2. October 22, 2018 / 5:48 pm

      All really great tips! Especially the social media one. that’s what i need to follow the most!

    3. October 22, 2018 / 8:07 pm

      Getting off social media I feel like is the best way we can get comfortable in our own skin. Because we aren’t putting energy towards others. Great post!

    4. October 22, 2018 / 8:28 pm

      All of these tips are great and I totally agree with! Especially getting off social media and exercising, I feel like with exercise your brain can really work out any problems.

    5. October 22, 2018 / 9:59 pm

      Taking social media breaks has been so key in me not comparing myself to people online. At first it makes me me feel like I’m missing out, but then I realize everything is still the same.

      Blu

    6. October 23, 2018 / 1:10 am

      Loved these tips! exercise always seems to help me…but I always find it tough to get back in the groove. I need to work on that! ps: i love your flamingo purse!!

    7. October 23, 2018 / 2:27 am

      I love these tips! Definitely agree with all of them and I am loving your outfit, these boots are FAB!

      Kileen
      cute & little

    8. October 23, 2018 / 5:49 am

      Fantastic tips that can help anyone seeking self-acceptance – love the taking time away from social media and the comparisons to other people. And most importantly getting exercise and practicing self-care. Thanks so much for sharing!

    9. Nataly
      October 23, 2018 / 7:00 am

      Thank you so much for sharing this! I needed this reminder!

    10. October 23, 2018 / 10:09 am

      I love all of these! So great for helping become a more confident person.

    11. Stephanie
      October 23, 2018 / 12:30 pm

      Such great tips! The comparison game is no joke, so I definitely agree that spending time OFF social media can be incredibly beneficial!

    12. October 23, 2018 / 3:27 pm

      YOu are looking so stylish in this outfit! I’m obsessed with the boots, and everything you said about self-confidence really resonates with me. I agree that exercise was so helpful for me!

    13. adriana
      October 23, 2018 / 7:29 pm

      Those boots are the cutest on you! And I LOVE that flamingo bag – that is too cute!

    14. October 23, 2018 / 9:27 pm

      Agree!! Exercise do helps a lot. I feel like I can decompress while exercising and knowing that we are working on our body also makes us feel good.

      XO
      Candace
      http://www.thebeautybeau.com

    15. Rhonda Albom
      October 23, 2018 / 11:21 pm

      I couldn’t agree more with taking a break from social media. I think it can do more to harm a woman’s self esteem than all the glossy image magazines of the last century.

    16. October 25, 2018 / 11:49 am

      These are great tips, especially the one on getting off social media. I know for me, I only put my best foot forward on social media but that’s only what I look like 15% of the time and not realistic of how I look the rest of the time!

    17. October 25, 2018 / 12:04 pm

      These are such amazing tips! I truly feel this world would be such a better place if everyone just embraced their differences and loved what is unique about themselves!

    18. October 25, 2018 / 1:22 pm

      Exercise and breaks from social media are SO important! I totally agree 🙂 Great post and look babe.

    19. October 28, 2018 / 10:22 pm

      these are great tips babe! Love the booties!

    20. October 30, 2018 / 6:50 pm

      I’m not into pink but that flamingo bag and sparkly studded boots are pulling at my heartstrings! You look so cute! 🙂

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