I’m SO delighted to present this guest post today by the beautiful Carly Lloyd from We Heart Life. Carly started the most amazing positive body image campaign two years ago and she’s posting for us today on her own journey of learning to love her body and the campaign she has created so you can be inspired to do the same. And this year there is an incredible giveaway with the ‘I Heart My Body’ 2012 Campaign of a return flight from any capital city in Australia to Melbourne to have a beautiful photo shoot!
Negative body image is something that I used to deal with almost once a week, if not more. The cause?
Years and years of feeling inadequate when flipping through magazines and seeing women with amazing bodies, edited in photoshop, making me realise I would never have those bodies. However in 2010, I appeared myself in a magazine. I was made up and felt extremely pretty, but this in itself worried me - that I even needed that much make up to feel pretty. I made comments on twitter and had amazing women back me up, telling me I was beautiful and that I didn’t need the make up. I also … Read the rest