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She's a Skilled Gymnast

Everyone's aware that Britney's multitalented when it comes to singing and dancing, but it doesn't stop there; girl's got impressive fitness skills. She loves to mix up her routine to stay active (here's proof), but one of her go-to workouts is gymnastics. Excited by the announcement that the 2028 Olympics will be held in L.A., she whipped out some back tucks, back handsprings, and handstands.

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Journal—But Actually Do It

This isn't the "I have a crush on so-and-so, but he's dating my best friend" journaling that you might have tried in middle school. "Journaling is a great way to reconnect with that confidence," Ferentz says. Try this prompt: Think of three positive adjectives to describe yourself. Can't do it? Imagine that three people who truly love you are sitting in the room with you. What's one positive sentence that each one would say about you? Try writing about one of those things, something you're most proud of, or one wonderful thing about yourself that you wish more people knew about you. 

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Solicit a Pep Talk

A great way to get your self-love thoughts on track: Tap your support system. Reach out to someone you genuinely trust (hi, Mom!) and ask for a good old-fashioned pep talk. We often internalize other people's positive messages, optimism, and hopefulness better than we hold on to things we say to ourselves, says Ferentz.

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Talk Yourself Up

It's time to nix the "I'm not good enough" thoughts and start seeing yourself as wonderful and worthy. Easier said than done, sure, but believe it or not, the first step to changing negative thoughts is noticing the unkind ways you talk to yourself, says Ferentz. Every time you catch yourself thinking something critical? Stop yourself and try to reframe the criticism in a positive way, says Ferentz. You can also try positive affirmations, like "[Your name] is [positive quality here]." Talking to yourself in the third person can help you get out of your head, says Sandella. 

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