When was the last time you truly felt beautiful? For me, it’s that light, bubbly feeling that happens when my makeup is just right, or someone compliments my new shirt or even when I finally finish a complicated project. However, according to a study done by Dove called “The Real Truth About Beauty: Revisited,” only four percent of women around the world consider themselves beautiful, although 80 percent of women agree that every woman has something about her that is beautiful. In 2020, let’s make it our mission to reclaim our beauty. Whether you decide to work out more or just take time to focus on yourself, follow our tips to up your self-confidence and feel more beautiful this year – inside and out.
Fix a Problem Area
Struggling with stubborn cellulite or feeling embarrassed about sun spots or wrinkles can definitely lower your self-esteem. Visit Grand Spa to fix your skin issues and feel more confident about the way you look! You’ll find many different options to fit your needs, such as CoolSculpting to eliminate stubborn fat, Forever Young BBL for brighter, smoother skin and SkinPen to remove acne scars and wrinkles. Don’t want a treatment? Simply buying a new face mask or mascara can change your look enough to give you a confidence boost. A rejuvenated, glowing complexion will help you start each day on a positive note!
Take Time to Relax
When you are stressed out, feeling good about yourself is probably the last thing on your mind. One way to improve your mood is by taking time to relive stress. This could be as simple as going on a walk, getting a pedicure or reading your favorite book. Getting a massage can also help lower stress, relax your muscles and release endorphins to make you happier and calmer. At Massage Envy, you can get a therapeutic Swedish massage, a pain-relieving deep tissue massage and more, which will make you feel refreshed and ready to tackle the world.
Create an Exercise Routine
According to a study done by the Mayo Clinic, exercise can help lower depression as it release feel-good endorphins, takes your mind off worries and increases your self-confidence when you meet your personal exercise goals and challenges. Not to mention, regular exercise will make you fitter and healthier, which can also help you to feel better about the way you look. Go solo by running on a trail in Addison or lifting weights at a gym, or workout through a group exercise class at TELOS Fitness Center or Crunch Fitness – either way, if you do what makes you happy (and stay consistent), the self-confidence will follow.
Finally, make it a habit to remind yourself how amazing you are each day. Banish negative talk and thoughts and replace them with confidence-building mantras like “I can do it,” “I am beautiful” and “I am fearless.” You’ll be shocked at how much of a difference your attitude can make in how you feel about yourself. This is your year to feel beautiful – you deserve it.