Almost all of us, have a body image issue nowadays and it is an unnecessary burden we carry, all it does, is make us conscious about our physical appearance. This negative self consciousness, engraves in our minds that ‘we are not beautiful’ and have to correct it, with make-up, cosmetic surgeries and gastrobands, in order to join the ranks of ‘the perfects’. Well, in my view the thought of perfection in this manner is ‘imperfect’. There is no ‘perfect’ state to be in and it is such a shame to see this unhealthy thinking now being transferred in to our little one’s minds.
Worrying about something, we have little or no hold on is utterly useless. Instead of, letting our daughters grow up hoping to get their braces done and have a ‘perfect smile’ one day, we should teach them, to look at them selves today and appreciate the beauty & the person they are from within.
We should help our children fall in love with themselves, without complicating thoughts and