7 Societal Messages You Shouldn't Let Knock Your Confidence ...

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Magazines, television, and radio have taught us to believe certain things about beauty and success, but there are societal messages you shouldn’t let knock your confidence. You can’t believe everything you read or hear in the media. Although we’ve been conditioned to think a particular way, we need to learn to re-evaluate our priorities. When you turn on the television or open a magazine, here are some messages you shouldn’t let knock your confidence:

1. Thin is Better

The majority of Hollywood, especially the female population, are thin. When we see what models and actresses look like, we have a desire to look the same. They’re famous and happy, and their beauty contributes to their success, right? However, you should never push yourself to look like someone you see in the movies, because that person isn’t real. They’re just a character with pounds of make-up on and a personal stylist to take care of their hair. The women in magazines are no different--they’re photoshopped and posed in a way that makes them look appealing. One of the messages you shouldn’t let knock your confidence is that thin is better, because that’s certainly not the case.

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