We’re back again with more inspiring quotes! It’s been amazing to read all the thoughts shared on confidence and overcoming insecurities this year. Today we’ve been inspired by the words of three more incredible girls, so make sure you read the full posts if you want even more encouragement!
Ashlee from Ashlee Proffitt
“I had a decision to make. Would I hide because of my insecurities? Or would I combat the insecurities with truth? Truth that says her body is not better than mine and mine is not better than hers, and that comparison never leads to a true good anyway. I made the decision to play with my littles and my husband; a decision to enjoy the gift of where get to do life. A decision to throw off the expectations of perfect.”
Read the whole post on Ashlee's blog.
Manda from Manda Carpenter
“I spent too much time hating on certain aspects of my body and wishing they were more like “her’s,” but not anymore… There’s beauty in nature, beauty in the imperfections, beauty in the scars and stretch marks left from children. It’s in the way we treat others, speak, and carry ourselves. Beauty is deeper than our eyes can see.”
Read the whole post on Manda's blog.
Amy from Amy Flying a Kite
“I belong to the sea the way a bee belongs to the flower, it is necessary if I am to find food and peace in my life. In the spirit of recognizing what makes life better, I dream of the sea. I dream of the sea not because it is pretty or safe, I dream of it because it is bold, wild, frightening, and yet no matter how strange or terrified swimming in the grasp of a wave can make me feel, I go on swimming and dreaming of it anyhow.”
Read the whole post on Amy's blog.
If you have thoughts to share with us about how you’re responding to the pressures of swimsuit season, you can tag us on Instagram or send us your blog posts on Twitter and Facebook! And make sure you check out the other posts from this series: No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, and No. 4.