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10 Positive Mantras You Should Repeat Every Morning To Feel Good In Your Own Skin

Anandita MalhotraAnandita Malhotra  |  Sep 2, 2021
10 Positive Mantras You Should Repeat Every Morning To Feel Good In Your Own Skin

Loving yourself wholly and completely is a challenge for most of us, especially when it comes to our physical appearance. Bodies come in all shapes and forms—some muscled, some with stretch marks and others with hair in all the places that should be bare according to ‘societal norms’. But whatever the case may be, the body you have is keeping you alive and healthy—and you should appreciate it in all its glory.

It’s a tough process to start loving yourself, but the journey is lovely and full of learning once you embark on it. For those of you who shy away from clicking photographs or scrutinise every body part, we’ve got some feel-good mantras that could help you feel better about yourself. Negative self-talk can bring your spirits down and make you feel upset. To counter that, repeat these affirmations to yourself in the mirror every morning and see how your entire mindset changes.

Breathe In, Breathe Out And Be Kind To Yourself

My body deserves love and respect.

Your body deserves food, nourishment and loads of love—it’s what keeps you going.

I love my skin as it is today.

Skin is skin—it’s beautiful and imperfect and beautiful because it’s imperfect.

I am comfortable in my own skin.

It’s difficult and challenging but you’re a gift to the world—and you need to be celebrated.

I am grateful for all the experiences I have had that have given me these wrinkles.

Ageing isn’t something that needs to be fought, it’s normal and it means that you lived a full life.

My body takes care of me and I take care of it

The body needs a round of applause for always being there, for growing and for being gorgeous.

Today I will take care of my skin.

This could be anything. It could be looking after it by eating healthy, by using skincare products that you love or by applying body lotion after a shower.

Love fills my skin so completely and I am happier for it.

Love is all there is and love is all you need.

People’s opinions about my body have nothing to do with me.

People’s opinions of you aren’t for you to be worried about.

I am beautiful.

It’s simple and true—you are beautiful and you deserve to be cherished.

Dear me, I am sorry I have been cruel to you. I ask for your forgiveness. I am trying to be better.

You are brave to be accepting this and braver for wanting to change it.

To all of you reading this, you’re so lovely and radiant and the world is a better place with you in it—just as you are.

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