How do you find body acceptance? What you see online is not always what it seems. For example, this photo by Danae: an influencer with a goal to help others love themselves, by showcasing reality versus Instagram. In one half of this photo, we see a girl worthy of model status; smooth skin, luscious hair, toned body. In the other photo, we see a girl who looks like one of us: cellulite, stomach pouch – and this is the EXACT SAME PERSON! The only differences are the lighting fixes and knowing your angles, which can make a huge difference in how you are presented to the world.
At Zaftyg (zaf-tuhg), we strive to showcase every person just the way they are. In fact, Zaftyg translates to a woman who has a full, rounded, or plump figure. This can be anyone from the curvy girl to the trans woman. Most of us have a bit of fat that makes us plump, and that is okay. Body acceptance is so important, and we accept you for who you are. If you ever need a boost, just remember this photo from Danae, and know that everything on social media is not what it seems.
“When a flower isn’t growing
You don’t shame the plant.
You don’t shout at it or critique it
Or call it ugly, stupid, dumb.
You change the environment: more sun, fresh soil.
Maybe you put on gentle music.
Or offer up kind words.
Or spritz it’s leaves and softly brush off dust.
Doing all of this,
The experts say,
Will help your flowers grow.
It makes sense.
And it’s got me thinking about how
If this love works for flowers
Imagine what it could do for us.
Our complex, wonderful, delicate selves.”
More on body positivity: Why I Am A Zaftyg Woman
Models and influencers wake up at 4am just to get a perfect shot, so that the photo comes out just the way they want. You know who doesn’t have to wake up at 4am? You! Yes, you get to sleep in until 6 or 7 a.m., or even longer!! Imagine how nice that must be: to sleep in and wake up whenever you like. There will always be people that we want to be like, but the only person we can be is ourselves. And even if we do not like ourselves, there is someone out there who looks at you and wishes they could be you. So don’t lose hope or think negatively of yourself. We all look amazing!! ?
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Pronunciation: zaf·tuhg and we spelled it as Zaftyg
About Zaftyg, it is a community space for the forward-thinking woman! We are a progressive lifestyle brand and online magazine focused on delivering high-quality products and starting meaningful conversations. No matter how you identify, we are here to help you look your best, and live your best life!
About Zaftyg, it is an evolution of the Yiddish word Zaftig – a full-figured woman or plump in shape. Our brand supports all women and those that identify as women, and all those who accept themselves for who they truly are. This includes any being that identifies as a woman too. We take PRIDE in standing with with anything that aligns for the higher good of our communities.