Instagram is a great place to be inspired, but it’s also a dangerous rabbit hole, where you can land on pages that end up making you feel ugly, fat, and boring compared to the imagined lives of others. Chin up! We’ve compiled some of the most inspiring pages on Instagram that are here to remind you to take a breather and treat yourself (and others) with kindness.
Recipes For Self-Love
Amsterdam-based illustrator, Alison Rachel, encourages people to be happy and hopeful. Her illustrations focus on women, colored in light pastel colors and they feature a quote or saying that aims to promote kindness and well-being. Here are some thoughtful reminders.
Candace Reel empowers other women through her Female Collective – a virtual community and philanthropic organization which has amassed over 430k followers on Instagram. Her page features a collection of feminist memes and mantras that will hopefully provide you with an online support system.
Author and wellness consultant Alexandra Elle shares carefully written notes that aim at healing your mind and body. Based in Washington, DC, her inspiring messages have caught on with more than 580 thousand followers on Instagram. She’s also written several books on the subject of self-healing and teaches workshops and retreats centered around assisting others in finding their voices through storytelling, poetry, and narrative writing rooted in truth without shame.