Stop trying to hide your body! Too long I would contort myself into these awkward angles, suck my stomach in or hunch my shoulders over. All for the sake of hiding my rolls, making my arm look skinnier or just trying to look thinner. ESPECIALLY at the beach. But give your body a little compassion, it’s gotten you this far in life already hasn’t it? Honor that by letting it be just the way it is. Capture the rolls, capture the cellulite, capture the stretch marks and every other piece of you that you’ve deemed an imperfection for too long. Seeing your body just the way it is, captured in such a beautiful way, can really go a long way towards learning to love yourself a little deeper. Those parts of you are perfect and we need more bodies like yours being seen.

-Chantel Loura (@voyaging_vagabond)

Posted by Charlie Brown