1. Try new things that scare you! Like surfing, paddle boarding, or skateboarding.

Girls,  Season 6, "All I Ever Wanted"

Girls, Season 6, "All I Ever Wanted"

2. Wear a bikini, even if you don't have a perfect "bikini body"

3. Get out of town for a beach weekend with your girlfriends

4. Do a sexy photo shoot and see your body in a whole new light!

Girls  Season 3, "Beach House"

Girls Season 3, "Beach House"

5. Sport a crop top or midriff-bearing ensemble. And give zero effs what other people think!

Thanks, Lena Dunham, for inspiring us to go against the grain and love our bodies harder than ever before! XO