"When I was younger, I wanted to be somebody else," says a woman named Melissa Jefferson, speaking directly to the camera.
But that's not the case for her anymore.
Jefferson, who goes by the stage name Lizzo, opens up about learning to love her body in a video for BuzzFeed titled "What It Feels Like To Be Confident in Your Own Skin."
In the video, she details her journey from self-doubt to self-acceptance, the ways in which the media influenced her beliefs about beauty, and how her new perspective makes being herself a wonderful experience.
Here are five important quotes from Lizzo's video we believe everyone, women in particular, should hear: