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  • Writer's pictureBree Hough

Body Neutral Summer: How to Enjoy the Season Without Feeling Self-Conscious

Summer is a time for fun, relaxation, and spending time with loved ones. But for many people, summer can also be a time of heightened body image anxiety. The pressure to look a certain way can be overwhelming, and it can be difficult to enjoy the season when you're constantly worried about how you look.


If you're struggling with body image issues this summer, there are things you can do to make the season more enjoyable. Here are a few tips:


  • Focus on the positive. When you look in the mirror, focus on the things you like about your body. Make a list of all the things your body can do, and be proud of what it can accomplish.

  • Dress for comfort. Find clothes that make you feel confident.

  • Avoid comparing yourself to others. Social media can be a great way to stay connected with friends and family, but it can also be a breeding ground for body comparison. Avoid following accounts that make you feel bad about yourself, and don't compare your body to the bodies of others.

  • Spend time with people who make you feel good about yourself. Surround yourself with people who love and support you, and who make you feel good about yourself. Avoid spending time with people who make you feel bad about yourself.

  • Practice self-care. Make sure to get enough sleep, eat foods that fuel you, and find joyful movement. Taking care of your physical and mental health will help you feel better about yourself overall.

  • Seek professional help if needed. If you're struggling with body image issues, don't hesitate to seek professional help. A therapist can help you understand your thoughts and feelings about your body, and they can help you develop strategies for coping with body image anxiety.

Summer is a time to enjoy the outdoors, spend time with loved ones, and make memories. Don't let body image issues get in the way of enjoying the season. By following these tips, you can have a body neutral summer and enjoy all that the season has to offer.

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