Sophia Bush Talks Body Confidence And The Constant Pressures Women Face
"We are so conditioned as women to hate on ourselves all the time, but look at what we can do."
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"The word enough is a monster for me. I don't know how anyone ever feels that they are enough: successful enough, smart enough, pretty enough, healthy enough."
I got so scared the first time I decided to say, 'I am terrified of not being enough.' And what came back tenfold – women who identify, women who sympathize and women who experience all of that – was mind-boggling to me. We are so in this together. And that helps.
A friend said to me, 'Let it be enough, whatever you did today. You went on a two-mile run and you didn't do a circuit-training workout? Who cares? Let it be enough.' This is me, whether I like it or not. I will never be as tall as Gisele. I will never have bone structure like Hilary Rhoda. I will never have Penelope Cruz's hair. So who cares? We are so conditioned as women to hate on ourselves all the time, but look at what we can do.