Essay About Self Confidence

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“You’re overweight”, “you could become obese”, “you need to eat healthier”, “try exercising”; these are all things my doctor and some of my family members would tell me when I was younger. I was a carefree child, so I didn’t listen to any of this and it didn’t affect me, but as I started growing up the pressure of society to look good and thin got to me, so I got into exercising for the vanity of it and I hated having to do it. It’s been more than a year now since I’ve gotten into a healthy lifestyle and the benefits are tremendous. It has helped me physically, mentally, and internally . Self confidenceSelf-confidence is something that many people lack, for different reasons. My self esteemself-esteem used to be very low but ever since I started exercising, I’ve realized that it has boosted. I wondered why this had happened so I did my research and I found out that exercising gives you a positive mindset, and it’s true. When someone exercises they release endorphins, which are hormones in the brain that make you happier. A person can never be completely self confidentself-confident because everyone has flaws, but a way to accept your flaws is to know that everybody has flaws. A big step to being happy is being happy with yourself and exercise can play…show more content…
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