The holidays can be a very rough time for those with body image issues. Even those of us who are long recovered from eating disorders or self esteem issues can be triggered by body shaming! But it doesn’t have to be this way.

One of the most common things women will deal with around the holidays is body shaming from loved ones. They may not mean any harm, but these careless statements and judgments can truly ruin the holiday (and your body confidence) if you don’t have the awareness or techniques to deal with them.

In this video, BeUtiful Magazine creator Patricia Colli lays out a few quick tips to help you handle body shaming like a boss and have a great time during the holidays!

If you liked these tips and would like a few more, check out our article “The Ultimate Guide To Good Body Image During The Holidays.” And for even more body positivity and empowerment, be sure to check out all our magazines here!

Did you find any of those tips helpful? Leave a comment below and let us know! Or, if you have any other great body shaming tips to add, we would love to hear them!

Featured image via Brooke Lark