Posts tagged with "body positivity"

Summer Body Goals

Posted June 7, 2017 in summer body goals, body positivity, self-love and 5 more

Imagine if we obsessed about the things we loved about our bodies instead of the things we hate. Make your summer body goal to love yourself more!

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What if your summer body goals included loving your body more, thinking kinder thoughts about your body and speaking kinder words about your body?

Those goals feel a lot different than lose 10 pounds, get a flat stomach and get rid of cellulite.

I've spent summer after summer with the second set of goals, and they always left me feeling totally miserable. I spent too much time comparing myself to others, wishing my body was different and avoiding all activities that involved swimwear or shorts. 

It's totally OK if you'd like to lose a some weight or get stronger. But what if you began your journey by learning to love your body?

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How to Break Free from Dieting for Good and Love Your Body More

Posted July 4, 2017 in Summer Body Love Program, body positivity, self-care and 2 more

Loving your body more and living the life you truly want is within reach, and there's no diet, meal plan or fitness routine required!

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Every spring, I used to write out my weight loss goals for summer. I'd figure out how many pounds I needed to lose each week to reach my goal.

The number I chose, always seemed to have a magical power attached to it. I imagined that once I reached that number on the scale, that I would be happy and confident, and that I would finally be able to begin living my life. 

I would spend the entire spring starting my diet over every Monday, repeating a cycle of strict eating, binge eating, shame and guilt, more binge eating, back to the diet. 

Obviously, I never met my weight loss goal, and I began each summer feeling self-conscious about my body and like a total failure for not having the willpower to get skinny. I also continued to put my true desires on hold because I hadn't reached that magical number on the scale yet. 

But then something changed...I began taking care of myself and living more fully. I stopped waiting for my body to be perfect to live the life I wanted to live, and I began to love my body more. 

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