Twelve Ways to Feel Healthy & Beautiful without Losing a Pound

Imagine for a moment, that someone came up with a health and beauty scale that had nothing to do with how much you weigh or the way you look. How do you think you’d rate? Would you score a 10? Or, maybe a 5? More importantly, who would be the judge?

Nearly everyone has chased their perfect image at one time or another. Spurred by television, magazines and social media, we convince ourselves that we won’t be happy until we’re a lithe, alluring, knockout. In fact, less than 2 percent of American women have the bodies of runway supermodels. Those who do, often suffer from physical and emotional disorders, trying to be someone other than themselves.

When it comes to overall health and happiness, how you look on the outside usually represents who you are on the inside. The secret to achieving the perfect you, relies on physical and mental health, as well as self-esteem and confidence. Here are twelve proven solutions to get you started enjoying a better you — without losing a pound.

Health and beauty is an inside job. If you take steps each day to improve the way you live your life, you’ll not only lose weight, but you’ll be more attractive to yourself. And, you’re the best judge of that.

Allen Smith is an award-winning writer living in Oceanside, California and has published thousands of articles for print, the web and social media.