Let’s face it. We aren’t all meant to be the same size. Just like some of us were born blonde, brunette or redhead, some of us were born to be tall, short, petite, slim, or curvy. But while changing you hair color can be as simple as an hour in the salon, drastically changing your body type can be much more difficult. Try becoming 6 inches shorter in an hour. You might as well appreciate the body type that you have!
Self-esteem and self-acceptance are just as important to your health as eating good foods and exercising. Many girls base their self esteem on their physique: if they have a body like a movie star, then they feel loveable, attractive and confident. Otherwise, they are constantly comparing themselves to a body type that they may not be meant to have, which leads to feelings of depression and worthlessness.
If your body type gives you the blues, take some time to learn to love it. Scour magazines and the internet for gorgeous women with your shape and put their pictures on your bedroom wall or mirror. Take a break from television. The media sometimes promotes unrealistic body images on TV shows and magazines. Finally, find a confident adult that you admire and isn’t built like a supermodel. Tell her about your feelings and ask her what she likes about her body. She may inspire you to be proud of the body that you have.