We know we should love and accept our bodies as they are, take care of our physical and mental health, and that who we are is infinitely more important than what we look like, but it's a lot easier said than done. Diet culture, the media, and even our own insecurities get in the way of us truly living in the moment and appreciating ourselves because we become consumed with our appearance.
Danae Mercer (@danaemercer on Instagram), creator of the Talking Out Loud YouTube channel, wants to help remind us what's important and normalize all bodies. She wrote body-positive quotes on her back to get the point across. Scroll through to see some of her most powerful ones.