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When my own messy life bumps up against the filtered images on Instagram, I can't help feeling inadequate.
Not a doctor, nor full-body coverage, nor society's perception of what a woman wearing a bikini should dictate how I feel.
They're proud of their low-hanging breasts.
What your daughter "sees" in the mirror and reality can often be at counterpoint.
These images are as unrealistic as ever.
It takes time, but it can be done.
You can learn a lot from baring it all.
Proving self-love is so, so important.
I am currently renewing my fascial stretching certification from the Stretch To Win Institute. (Fascia is sheets of connective webbing that encases and connects the entire body; it unites bones and muscles.) I do partner fascial stretching with clients, but attending the course reminded me how wonderful the motions feel in my own body. I am now re-motivated to prioritize fascial stretching after every run.