Whether you're single or in a relationship, the thought of stripping down to your birthday suit can be terrifying. When we hate our bodies, we panic at the thought of showing off our physique, hide under baggy clothes and dread the moments where we have to be intimate. I know it's hard when you despise your body to believe that people wouldn't run away in horror if they saw you naked. I met a wonderful man when I was living abroad. It's been a year and a half now that we have been calling each other, Skyping and texting. We are in love and he is waiting for me to come back. But now that I am back in my home country, I have gained a lot of weight and I am very sad, disappointed and angry with myself because I feel like I have ruined everything.
1. Pamper yourself
Type keyword s to search. Today's Top Stories. When you're stripping off your skivvies, having mega confidence is everything. So work these tips for flaunting your fabulous self in your birthday suit. The morning before a big date, do this quickie workout. Don't take any breaks between sets; the point is that you're constantly moving, so your heart rate stays up. Be Slim Shady.
2. Move your body
It's not just about attracting someone — real sexiness is the total confidence that can make you feel smarter, funnier and better in every area of your life. Here's how to be a bit more like that every day. Give yourself permission to invest in how you look — whether that means a visit to the makeup counter or a new haircut. It'll change what's inside, too. Take an art class. Or book a last-minute weekend getaway. When you live in the moment, anything's possible — and that's exciting, and sexy. After a hot shower, massage your body with lotion, instead of just slapping it on.
Feeling confident in life is one thing but feeling confident in your body when naked is another thing completely. Confidence, or should we say body confidence seems to be an alluring goal for many people and it does not discriminate. Whether you are a man, woman or child it does not matter when it comes to believing that your body is perfect. Having body confidence is not about a number on the scales or what size jeans you are wearing. It's about embracing who you are and where you are in life right now so that you can choose your next steps from a place of appreciation. It's about recognising and celebrating that you are more than your body — you are a whole human being and it's the stuff on the inside your heart, mind, soul that makes you beautiful. So, no matter how you are feeling today, here are some tips to dial up your body confidence and rock out in the body you have right now The first step in loving your body is to do loving things for yourself and practice body love. Having a massage, going to the salon or treating yourself to a mani pedi is NOT an indulgence, it's your right. When we physically look after our body, induce relaxation and can be in the moment, we can move out of our heads and self love and confidence comes naturally.