Also, I'm obsessed with Sara Bareilles. She's got a beautiful voice, she's a great song writer, and sings about empowerment. Here's one of my favorite's: I Wanna Be Like Me. Because, why be like someone else when you can be your glorious self?
These are my personal and professional (as a registered dietitian, not a psychologist or therapist) views on the importance of self-love and acceptance. Remember the views of a real-life therapist? Refer to those for a better look into the importance of self-value and self esteem and it's implications! Also have you heard about Beauty Redefined? It's a great organization focusing on "taking back beauty for females everywhere." Check out their empowering and amazing website.
(It's also where I found the magazine picture featured above)