Be your most confident self!

Gayagoy, Gabrielle; Horn, Rachel
August 2006
Shape;Aug2006, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p52
The article presents suggestions on how to alleviate stress, be physically fit and lead a happy, satisfied life. While looking in the mirror consciously shift the attention to body parts which are beautiful. Then describe them in positive terms to oneself as it boosts the body image. To lead a meaningful life, find out things that excite one and set goals accordingly. One should get out at least once a day and surround oneself with sunlight, fresh air and green grass as they lower the blood pressure and relieve stress.


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