Lizzo 'showering her belly with praise' in a bid to be kinder to herself

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The Truth Hurts hitmaker admits she used to hate her stomach but is now learning to accept her body and be kind to herself. 

Alongside a video of herself reciting affirmations to her reflection in front of the mirror, she writes on her Instagram that she started talking to her belly and blowing kisses to it this year. 

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In the video, the singer rubs her stomach and blows kisses to it and says she loves herself so much thanks herself for keeping her alive.

Lizzo previously opened up about struggling with negative thoughts and admitted she has been struggling to stay positive and found herself suddenly hating herself and body, which she found difficult to shake off. 

"I came home and took off my clothes to shower and I just started having all these really negative thoughts about myself. Like, you know, 'what's wrong with me?'," she shared in a video to fans on TikTok.

"'Maybe everything, all the mean things that people say about me are true'. And, you know, 'why am I so disgusting?' and hating my body. I'd normally have something positive to say to get out of this [but this time I don't]," she added.

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The star insisted it's normal to think like this and said she knows she is beautiful but just doesn't feel it. 

"And it's okay too. I think these are normal. They happen to everybody. They happen to the best of us. We are the best of us and I hope it changes for the better. But I know I'm beautiful I just don't feel it but I know I'm going to get through it," she said. 

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