Body positivity is more important than ever. With the rise of social media, it has become increasingly difficult to have a positive body image. It seems like everywhere we look, there are perfect images of people who seem to have it all together. This can be discouraging, especially for people who are struggling with their body image. That’s why it is so important.

What is Body Positivity

Body positivity is the idea that you can love and accept your body just the way it is. It’s about recognizing that everyone is beautiful and that there is no such thing as a “perfect” body. It’s important to remember that everyone is different and that we should all celebrate our unique qualities.

Promoting Body Positivity

There are many ways to promote the body positivity movement. You can start it by yourself. Showing that you love and accept your body is a powerful message for others. You can also promote it by speaking out against negative body image messages in the media. It’s important to call out companies and magazines that use unrealistic standards of beauty to sell products.

Additionally, you can also promote it by supporting body-positive movements and organizations. Many great organizations promote body positivity, such as the Body Image Movement and Adios Barbie. You can also support body-positive influencers on social media.

The Benefits

If we can learn to love and accept our bodies, it will be easier to achieve our goals and live happy and fulfilling lives. Body positivity can help us to feel good about ourselves, improve our self-esteem, and boost our confidence. It can also lead to better physical health.

So let’s start promoting it today! We can all make a difference by being a role models for our friends, family, and loved ones. We can also support body positivity initiatives and organizations that promote body acceptance. Let’s work together to create a more body-positive world!

Yina Franklin, Portrait & Boudoir photographer based in Poplar Bluff, MO