女性フィットネスブロガーのモーガン(Morgan Mikenas)さんは、1年以上ものあいだ体毛の処理をしていないのだそうです。しかも今後も一切、脱毛する気はないとのこと。

みなさん、想像してみてください。1年も毛の処理をしないって、実践しようとするとなかなか難しいことですよ……!

モーガンさんのインスタグラムに掲載されているのは、毛が生えたまんまの脚や脇の写真。毛の色が日本人とほぼ同じダークカラーなので、否が応にもよく目立ってしまいます。一体モーガンさんはなぜ、毛の処理を止める決断したのでしょうか?

【モーガンさん「自分を恥じないで」】

YouTubeに投稿した映像の中で、モーガンさんは「わたしは全人類に “毛の処理をしないで!” と言いたいわけではない」と前置きしたうえで、次のように語っています。

「自分が心地よいと思えることをしてほしい。自分自身を、恥じないでほしい。 “人はこうでなければならない” という基準を設けることは、フェアではないと思うのです」

"There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection. To me, that is the true essence of beauty."~Steve Maraboli 🌸✨ Not just woman, but everyone! Imagine if everyone just decided that today was the day they loved themselves and embraced every part of them selves. Accepting and loving your body and your "flaws" because you know they are what makes you who you are. If you are focused on being true to yourself in every moment, you are less concerned what others think, which will lead to peace of mind. When you have nothing to hide and you can freely be yourself, there is a profound peace/confidence you will emanate to the world that will inspire others. ✨💝🤘🏼I also just posted a new YouTube video on why I don't shave my body hair and how it helped me(link in bio)☺ #bodypositive #spreadlove #behappy #namaste #hairywomen #healing #healthylifestyle #selfcare #loveyourself #beyourself #bethechange #divine #inspireothers #inspirationalquotes #positivity #goodvibesonly #lifeisbeautiful #hairy #gratitude #weareone #higherconsciousness #freespirit #empowerment #smile #feelgood

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モーガンさんが脱毛を止めた理由の第1位として挙げたのは、「時間がかかるから」というもの。そのほか12歳くらいのときに脚が毛深いとイジメられたことも、理由に挙げていました。

【ボーイフレンドは「美しい」と言ってくれるそうです】

ありのままの自分でいることを実践しているモーガンさんのことを、ボーイフレンドは「どちらの姿も好きだし、美しい」と言ってくれるのだそう。自分が選んだことを肯定して受け入れて、そのうえほめてくれるだなんて、なんて素敵なボーイフレンドなんでしょう! ヒューヒューだよ~!

【鍛え上げられた筋肉にもご注目を】

インスタグラムやYouTubeを見ればすぐにわかりますが、モーガンさん自身も美しく聡明で努力家で、とっても素敵な女性です。

「ありのままの自分を愛して」というメッセージを自らの体を使って発信する行動力もさることながら、日々フィットネスに勤しんで美しく鍛え上げた肉体もまた目を見張るものがあるので、こちらにもぜひ注目してみてください。

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▼たしかに脱毛って時間かかるよねぇ

▼見よ!この肉体美!

The more I put my vulnerabilities out in the open for everyone to see, the more comfortable I feel in my own skin. The more I accept myself for who I am, the more happier I become. Learning that fitness doesn’t have to look a certain way and embracing being my most authentic self, even if it means being a little different. By showing my body hair I hope to make an impact. Stop listening to the voices that told us our whole life that we need to look a certain way to be valued, respected, attractive or healthy. It's up to every person to decide what makes them feel most comfortable within themselves.🤘🏼 We all have our strengths and weaknesses..but that’s not the point. What the point is that each of us are regularly getting our fitness on in a way that works for us and makes us feel good inside and out. There’s no “fit” ideal we’re trying to look like. We’re just doing what we do. And loving it. 💪🏼💗 What caused self-doubt for me in the beginning now gives me a great sense of pride, accomplishment and purpose. I am passionate about building a positive body image and ending body-shaming and hope to just make a positive difference. Happy Friday:)☺#bodyhairdontcare #hairywomen #empowerment #fitness #bedifferent #spreadlove #bodypositive #divine #weareone #gratitude #namaste #positivity #inspireothers #selfcare #gains #passion #bethechange #bebold #dreambig #healthyliving #inspiration #freespirit #dedication #hardwork #lifestyle #changetheworld #word #flexfriday #physique #bestself

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▼2年前とのビフォーアフター…人ってここまで変われるんですね

You don't realize how far you've come until you look back at where it all started. The picture on the left was 2 years ago before I started getting into bodybuilding.. I was unhappy with many aspects of my life, mentally and physically.. I decided it was time for change… and never looked back. The picture on the right is me currently.. the same bikini, but happier/healthier/hairier me:) I am a completely new person inside and out, and I could not be more proud of myself.☺😌 Gaining muscle takes time, discipline, dedication, patience, and most of all consistency. Your are not going to see instant results and it's not going to happen overnight.. It is a long process.. BUT if you keep with it you can achieve anything you set your mind to!💗😎#fitness #fitnessjourney #namaste #spreadlove #change #abs #dedication #challenge #healthylifestyle #healthy #happy #consistency #bodypositive #goals #positivity #inspiration #bethechange #calisthenics #hairywomen #fitnessmotivation #getfit #loveyourself #transformation #bodybuilding #inspireothers #dreambig #fuzzy #bodyhairdontcare

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