Body positivity is a social media trend that we can all get behind. With so many negative, toxic messages floating around on social media platforms like Instagram and Snapchat, it’s easy to see how images can impact a person’s health and self-esteem. And of course, it’s important that bloggers take a stand against the negativity that is too frequently spread online.
Instagram blogger bodyposipanda, or Megan Jayne Crabbe, inspired us when she posted a picture that simultaneously shattered the myths behind body shaming and admitted that maintaining confidence isn’t always easy. Megan usually posts about body positivity and feminism, but this post in particular really struck a chord. First, she remind us that many Instagram photoshoots are overly staged.
The post shows Megan, smiling at the camera and naturally posed in her new lingerie set. Her smile, her rolls, and her natural shape are all reflections of how other social media followers look when they pose in the mirror. And we need more of that.
This isn’t the first time that Megan has fought back against body shaming, but it’s still ringing true for so many of her followers. Imperfections and all, we think Megan is beautiful — and so are the countless other social media users who see themselves reflected in Megan’s posts!