My name is Celine Harleaux, and I am 24. Like many of us in the TLV community, I have suffered from heavy, cystic acne for about 5 years (and I am 95% healed now!)
This blog post isn’t intended to give you the details of what helped my body heal (in short: wean off the pill, and change my diet), but rather to emphasize that self-love is rather bloody essential to attain our goal of clear skin.
Because clear skin can be a long journey, sometimes even a utopia! I know it has been the case for me.
Mostly because I focused hard on getting clear skin overnight (and if not overnight, then SOON!), and I didn’t see how self-love could help.
When I joined Tracy’s Naturally Clear Skin Academy, I just wanted acne to go away.
Having acne is so embarrassing.
Especially when you’re dating.
Don’t get me started on the pains of dating with acne 😉
I knew from Tracy that self-love was important, but I was unable to do any of the exercises, or look at myself in the mirror, and tell myself something like: ‘I love myself just the way I am today’. I just couldn’t. [Read more…]