Image: Recipes for Self Love
If magazine headlines are any indication, we are all supposed to LOVE our bodies. You haven't achieved maximum winning as a woman unless you do, and if you don't, there's definitely something wrong with you!
So why do I use the term body acceptance and avoid talking about loving your body?
1. Because loving your body isn't a requirement for a fulfilling life.
News flash - you can have an absolutely amazing life without loving your body!
Regardless of your body shape or size you can travel the world, have great sex, love and be loved, go on adventures, kick ass in your career, on and on and on.
But wouldn't life be better, you say, if I loved my body? Sure it would! But life would also be better if we got to pick all our coworkers and family members and had unlimited money,
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