Salma Hayek Opens Up about her Struggle with Body Image

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Mexican-American film actress Salma Hayek has talked about her battle with body image and weight loss. She disclosed that when she grew older, she always faced pressure to become of specific size. She said: “As you get older, you’re expected not to age.”

She talked about her weight loss journey and disclosed: “You gain it so fast, but it takes so long to lose it.” 54-years old actress revealed that she has been frequently meditating since her 30s. Salma Hayek disclosed that she realizes that irrespective of “how much burden and judgment I put on it, my body has been quite generous.”

Salma added that currently, she is living a lifestyle that she thought is good. She gave credit to meditation for her current state. She talked about meditation and stated: “It makes you encounter your body with a lightness that’s really wonderful and enjoyable. With the breathing and the going inside, you discover your body in a different way, and you understand not to go weird with the expectations.”