Think about what your body does, not what it looks like

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When you begin to berate yourself for the way your body looks, begin to make a list of things that you can be grateful for about your body. Think about what it does for you - not what it looks like. For example, did it wake up this morning and take a breath? Did it enable you to walk to your bathroom? Did it digest your breakfast? Concentrating on all the amazing things your body is doing for you on a second by second basis can help you banish negative thoughts about your body image.

What You'll Need

  • Your body

What You'll Do

  • Remind yourself of what your body does for you on a regular basis
  • Thank your body for all that it does for you

Tips & Warnings

  • Try starting this as a daily practice - every morning and every evening think of three things you can be grateful for that your body does.
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