comfortable in (one's) own skin

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comfortable in (one's) own skin

Displaying a relaxed confidence in and clear understanding of oneself and one's abilities, especially when presenting oneself to or interacting with other people. Though his girlfriend's group of friends are all older and more established in life, he is comfortable enough in his own skin to have no problem mingling with them at parties. Janet is so comfortable in her own skin that I have no doubt that she'll find her ideal path in life.
See also: comfortable, skin
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I must say I was a lot more comfortable in my own skin before it began to be obvious that it was aging so fast.
But this was at the cost of feeling comfortable in my own skin.
It was as if I finally was comfortable in my own skin.
Sandra Bullock: Cosmo's Fun Fearless Female of the Year on her future: "My goal is to be comfortable in my own skin for the rest of my life.