15 ways to boost self confidence, according to scientists

Women in America are really unhappy with their weight.

About 84% want to lose weight and 34% say that what they eat or how much they weigh is interfering with their happiness, according to Happify — a website and app that uses games and tasks based on scientific studies in positive psychology to make you feel happier.

Achieving happiness starts with feeling good about yourself, which is impossible if you’re busy body shaming all of the time. So, the producers at Happify have examined 16 scientific studies about what factors, like sexual attractiveness and physical condition, affect how women feel about their body and what they can do to improve their self confidence.

Check out these helpful tips to learn how to love your body:

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