Jennifer Lopez's praise for self

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 9 April 2011
Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez tries to tell herself she is ''awesome and amazing'' to stop herself from worrying about negative comments or criticism

Jennifer Lopez tells herself she is awesome.

The 41-year-old singer-and-actress believes confidence comes from feeling valued, so she always tries to stop herself from thinking negative thoughts about herself.

She said: "I know it's hard for women to tap into that feeling of self-worth. We need to get the message out that you are valued, you are a goddess and don't forget that.

"It's about stopping those thoughts of negativity and insecurity.

"I think changing that and really recognising yourself triggers control of how you feel, so you're able to go, 'No, I'm awesome man, I'm amazing, there's nobody like me.' I think that's the big secret to body confidence."

Despite her positive outlook, Jennifer admits she can't help but worry about negative opinions and responses to her work.

She told Britain's Cosmopolitan magazine: "It's easy to let negative stuff get to you. I'm no different to anybody else.

"If I'm performing for 200,000 people and there's one person near the front row who's not enjoying themselves, it'll be that one person who's going to bother me.

"That's why it's important to remember you're special, so those messages register more than the few negative ones."

Jennifer Lopez

Dance-pop and R&B from the American chart-topping singer and actress best known for the songs On The Floor and Love Don't Cost A Thing.

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