Summer can be such a difficult time for our issues with negative body image. Warmer weather means less clothing, and this can come with a lot more feelings of self-consciousness and negative self-talk. And with everyone saying “I love the warmer weather!” it can sometimes feel like we are alone in our struggles.
However, this is far from the truth. If we knew everything everyone else was thinking, we’d probably be shocked by how these insecurities are so much more common than we think. You are certainly not alone. When it comes to managing the thoughts and feelings that come along with having a negative body image, there are science-backed ways to help us get through it. Try out a few of these strategies:
Pick one of these strategies to practice for the next week. Remember, the more we practice, the more it becomes second nature! Shame, fear, and a negative body image don’t need to hold you back from connecting with others and sharing positive experiences this summer.
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