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Bea Alonzo Recalls Feeling Insecure During Her Early Days As An Actress

She imparts the best advice on how to gain self-confidence.
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Bea Alonzo is indisputably a household name in Philippine show business. With two decades of experience and a handful of awards and nominations under her belt, the 34-year-old actress has proven just how much of a powerhouse she is.

Despite all this though, Bea admits that her star didn't always shine this bright. In fact, there was a time when she struggled to build any confidence for herself at all.

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On a vlog by fellow Kapuso actress Kyline Alcantara, Bea recalls how insecure she felt as an ingenue in the industry. "Mga kasabayan ko [noon] sina Anne [Curtis], sina Angel [Locsin], they were all so hot, confident, [and] beautiful. Parang naisip ko [na] parang di ako nakakasabay," she says. 

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"I [was] struggling with my weight loss before," she then mentions. The multi-hyphenate star has previously shared how she grew up being body-shamed for her figure, and that she eventually overcame such experiences by fully accepting the body she has. She goes on to say, "parang na-realize ko na yung confidence comes from really loving yourself.

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Further explaining the sentiment, Bea remarks that, "Confidence roots from not only accepting what your strengths are, but also accepting your weaknesses. Parang [in] celebrating it, feel ko nawawalan ng power yung shame, or [what you're] fearful of, kapag in-embrace mo siya, pag in-acknowledge mo." 

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Overall, her advice for anyone wanting to become more self-confident can be summed up in three simple words: "Just be yourself." Hear, hear!

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