5 Ways to Love Being You
2. End the Rivalry
"Competing with other girls just makes you think that you have to be the prettiest or skinniest," Weiner says. The media plays on that dynamic, pitting girls against one another for a bachelor's affection (a la Bret Michaels on Rock of Love) or for a coveted crown ("There she is, Miss America").
Inspired? Consider this: Shift away from "you versus them" thinking, Weiner suggests. "Working with other women, instead of against them, lets you see others as allies and realize that there isn't one clear winner or one healthy body type. That'll help you stop comparing yourself to them."
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