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Self-confidence and loving the skin you’re in

As Mel says, “I try to live by the saying, love the skin you’re in but sometimes it’s difficult to do that because my skin condition has a ripple effect in every area of my life.” Self-confidence, including body confidence, can have a significant impact on the way psoriatic disease is managed.4 But here, you will hear that your feelings and experiences with confidence are shared throughout our Get Psorted community. You are not alone.

A big, bold decision (1:46 minutes)

At first it was a scary decision, but now Mel shares her thoughts on her transformational new haircut and what it has done not only for her confidence, but also for the way she manages her psoriasis.

The first time I’ve worn shorts in a long time (5:31 minutes)

“For the first time in a long time I wore shorts… I’m happy to dress the way I feel without being insecure or self-conscious about what I look like. It’s a really nice change.”

Facing the online bullies (6:36 minutes)

Mel opens up with a raw account about online bullying and the impact it has had on her. “I try to live by the saying, love the skin you’re in, but sometimes it’s difficult to do that because my skin condition has a ripple effect in every area of my life.”