You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.
people who exercise in order to get rid of period cramps are the ones surviving the apocalypse.
I can’t stress enough how important it is that you surround yourself with supportive people who make you feel important and special, and who enhance your life with their presence. If their presence is making you feel worse instead of better, re-evaluate why you’re letting them stay.