Medium Feature: Body Confidence Advocate Shares the Truth Behind Social Media Pictures

Founder of The Body Confident Co, Brooke Lindsay sat down with Medium to get to know a bit more about her journey as Body Confidence Advocate.

Q. What inspired you to become an entrepreneur?

"There was (and still is) a lack of access, inclusion, and representation in the media. Due to the lack of representation, we, as viewers and consumers, believe there is only one beauty standard because that is what we’re shown.

"When we can’t meet these impossible beauty standards displayed in the media and social media, it creates low self-esteem and a negative body image. Seeing someone in the media who looks like you, who has a similar body type, beliefs, or culture, is fundamental to building self-confidence.

"Working in media and communications and within the modelling industry, I’ve seen first-hand the lack of representation and the need to create a space where everyBODY felt represented. That is how The Body Confident Co was born."

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Find Brooke on Instagram here.