How To Be Confident: 4 Habits That Will Boost Your Self-Esteem

We could all use a self-esteem boost from time to time, and confidence has a way of shining through in all we do. Whether it's finding what can uplift you even when life drags you down, journaling to develop a sense of who you are, invigorating exercise and exploration, or loving your body; Best Health Magazine has some tips on how to seize each day -- and take care of yourself. - Become the most self-confident version of yourself by developing these four healthy habits.

Your Beauty, Your Say

Women and girls around the world are feeling more anxious about their bodies than ever before, according to new research from The Dove Global Beauty and Confidence report.

In 2015, only 47% of women said that they were confident in their beauty, compared to 52% in 2010.

In order to promote positive self-esteem, Dove created the “My Beauty, My Say” campaign, which shares the stories of nine real, inspiring women who overcame the barriers society was placing on them because of how they look.

“These women refused to allow what others think about their appearance to stop them from achieving their goals in life,” explains Diane Laberge, Marketing Director at Unilever Canada.

One of the real women showcased in the #MyBeautyMySay campaign is Heather, a 26-year old boxer from the Bronx.  “They said…I was too pretty to fight,” she shares in the moving commercial.  “I said…my face has nothing to do with my boxing.” To date, Heather’s won four professional boxing championships.

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