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    How to confident in your own body in public?

    I find it really difficult to exert body confidence in public, I have a naturally curvy body and though I don't wear overly tight clothing however my figure still shows.
    Any confidence I do have, such as when I feel good about an outfit etc., is immediately lost when I notice men stare at my body as though I am an object and not a person. Because of this I nearly always wear a long coat to cover up when I am out and about, I recognise this is not a solution. So my question is what can I do? Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
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    Fake the confidence at first and embrace your body. Stop putting your body down, if you wouldn't say bad things about someone else's body perhaps a friend or loved one then why are you saying it to yourself?
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    Yeah, fake it. Something I used to do which sounds stupid but worked was once in a while stand in front of the mirror and say something along the lines of ' that's hot' or 'damn' or even just sing the song 'I feel pretty' ridiculously. It sounds silly but I felt better both about myself and mood wise, your body is awesome and so are you
 
 
 
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