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История: модель спугнула 70000 подписчиков в инстаграме, отказавшись от фото в бикини

Аудитория инстаграма Софи Грей @wayofgray в 430 000 подписчиков сократилась на 70 000 человек после того, как модель решила больше не публиковать фотографии из спортзала и с пляжа. Об этом пишет The Independent.

Обладательница стройной фигуры изменила формат своего блога еще в июле: вместо «диетических» фотосессий — селфи с пончиком! «Кубики на животе или узкие бедра не делают тебя счастливой. А вот пицца и печенья чертовски вкусны. Меня достало, что женщинам внушают: мы должны стать другими, чтобы быть счастливыми. Я сама годами была занята в ЗОЖ-индустрии, и я всё еще хочу, чтобы вы заботились о своем теле — но к черту эту херню», — высказалась девушка.

Today I had breakfast, went to the farmers market, had chocolate covered almonds, lunch, and this doughnut. I also plan to work out, go to the dog park and have dinner. To some this may sound like a super average day. And it is — but to me, this is the type of day "the fitness @wayofgray" was having me miss out on. For her, there was always a photo shoot coming up. What if those chocolate covered almonds ruined the photos? What if the workout wasn't tough enough? BREAD?! I know this may sound silly. I may be called vain, or foolish or some other word to belittle my experience. Not understanding this experience doesn't mean it wasn't real for me. You may also think I'm encouraging others to be unhealthy, and that's not it either. I understand that @wayofgray's old images may have been inspiring. And, to that I say there are tons of those accounts you can follow for those images. But, I know those images were damaging for many. While I believe we all must take accountability for our experiences, it doesn't make contributing to others insecurities any easier. But, most importantly, those images made Sophie Gray feel inadequate. Everything I did revolved around those photos. I was constantly worrying about my body image because my "worth" through this channel depended on it. Again, this can make me seem vain. But, I was the one behind the account for 3 years. I saw what images performed better. I saw what people wanted to see — fitter, thinner, more defined, & perfect. This is why @wayofgray is what it is now. This is why I'm here talking about accepting the shit out of yourself. This is why I want you to fucking love yourself. Because, if you always think you have to be something to be enough, you never will be. But, if you can wrap your head around the truth that you are enough exactly as you are, freedom awaits you. Freedom from others judgement. Freedom from your food fears. Freedom from your insecurities. And freedom from needing to be someone or something other than yourself. You, exactly as you are now, are enough. PS.. quiz through my link in my bio to see how you feel about yourself! Plus free gifts! 😘❤️

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Софи и раньше публиковала необработанные фотографии без косметики, подбадривала девушек мотивирующими фразами вроде «что бы ни случилось, пицца всегда с тобой» и подшучивала над стандартами красоты. Но отказ от бикини ей не простили.

«Обидно, что отредактированные фотографии стали нормой в соцсетях, — написала Грей. — Мы, женщины, слепо уверовали, что то, какие мы на самом деле, нельзя показывать».

 

This is what self care can look like. Self care isn't only reserved for those who have the privilege of attending a yoga retreat in the jungle. It's not only for those who regularly go for massages. You don't need to lock yourself away in a day spa. Self care isn't one single activity. It's simply making time for you. Today I took a long shower, ate this dairy free ice cream thingy and watched Fifty Shades of Grey. Some days I drive with the radio turned off and repeat positive affirmations. Other days I go for walks with my dogs — and sometimes I do go on tropical vacations or get massages. This photo clearly isn't Instagram Fabulous — but it is real. I want to remind you that you can make time for yourself on the regular — and you are deserving of it. So, go out there and take care of yourself. Go for a walk, take a long shower, sing in your car, read a book, cry, practice yoga, go to Costa Rica.. just do something that allows you to care for your incredible self! 😘

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