Many people suffer from low self-esteem or poor body image, which has a direct impact on how they think of themselves. Having negative self-talk and ultimately body shaming is easy to fall into in today’s society. If you are ready to begin working past negative views of yourself, check out these 7 ways to release yourself from body shame. Being skinny is not always healthy. We glorify thin bodies when we should be exalting healthy bodies. Whatever weight your body naturally rests in at optimal health is what you should strive for. Focus on your inner beauty. Liking who you are on the inside, and nourishing yourself mentally, emotionally and spiritually will positively affect how you feel about your outer appearance.