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Comfortable in your own skin

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Do you not feel comfortable in your own skin? With these 7 tips, that will soon be over.

7 tips

  1. Be proud
    Be proud of 3 things about yourself. For example: you built a great website, you’re an accomplished rapper or you’re good at sports.
  2. Feel attractive
    Look at yourself naked in the mirror. Name at least 3 things you think are attractive. That shouldn’t be too difficult. You have gorgeous eyes, a good body or lovely even teeth. If you feel attractive, you radiate that feeling. Which makes other people think you’re more attractive too.
  3. Don't compare yourself
    Don't compare yourself to pop stars and film stars. Did you know that − with the help of make-up, lighting and Photoshop − anyone’s body can be made to look fantastic in a photo? Take porn videos: the actors are more muscular and have much bigger penises than most boys and men.
  4. Be active
    When you’re active, your body releases substances (endorphins), which make you feel good. And a little exercise never hurts when it comes to keeping that divine body of yours in shape. So go for a cycle ride, walk the dog or take a run round the park.
  5. Do something fun
    Do something fun with your friends. Get up off the couch and go to the movies, exercise or play a game. When you enjoy yourself, you are more comfortable in your skin. And if you do it with people you like, you feel even better.
  6. Take care of your body
    From head to toe, from crown to crotch. Wear clean clothes. Use deodorant, brush your teeth and put on some aftershave. Just remember: more isn't always better! Otherwise, everyone will steer well clear of you.
  7. Treat yourself
    Create leisure time. Buy something nice for yourself, especially when you've had to do a lot of studying. Take a long shower or a nice hot bath. When you take good care of yourself, you feel more comfortable in your own skin.