In a world of unrealistic social media standards, Gisele Bundchen urges us to celebrate the things that make us unique

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Gisele Bundchen arrives at the 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes On Fashion. Photo by John Shearer
Gisele Bundchen arrives at the 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes On Fashion. Photo by John Shearer

The supermodel believes a cause of "unnecessary stress" is being concerned about fitting in and being "accepted", so she'd rather celebrate what makes everyone unique. 

She told Elle US, "We believe that we have to look a certain way or do a certain thing to be accepted, but that's not the case and that's unnecessary stress." 

"We have to be at peace with who we are because we are unique and special. Remember, there is only one you. There are seven and a half billion people on the planet, but there's only one you so honour that. Cherish that. You are special," she added. 

Compiled by Afika Jadezweni

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