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Confidence Building + Self Care

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We have conversations with ourselves?? ALL THE TIME! And part of taking life by the balls and being yourself is taking control of that conversation. There’s a whole world out there waiting for us to take advantage of it, but we aren’t doing that because we’re afraid of rejection, or we don’t think we’re good enough. Changing the conversations we have with ourselves will make us 100x more open to the things this world has…

So many people say that happiness is not a destination, but a way of being and I totally agree with that! Happiness doesn’t come when you lose the weight, when you finally move into your dream house, or when your get the job you’ve always wanted. Happiness is an accumulation of good attitude, finding the silver living, appreciation for life, and finding beauty in every flaw. I think it comes with time, maturity, and understanding. Compromise and…

For as long as I can remember, (while there is no single cause for eating disorders) magazine covers and other forms of media were always to blame for the rise in poor self-esteem and eating disorders in teenagers and young adults. (see here) They promote unachievable standards of beauty, because, well, they were hand made. The images were literally put together, smoothed out, pulled in, up, around, and down – any which way that would…

It’s never as bad as you think. It’s not. We are so hard on ourselves for the way that we look, and we spend so much time and negative energy trying to “fix it” when there’s nothing there to fix in that moment. Learn and remember that it’s never as bad as you think it is. You don’t look as bad as you think you do. Whatever you said probably wasn’t as bad as you think it…

When it comes to comparing ourselves to others, it’s typically a pretty self-deprecating process; “Her (possession or feature) is so nice. Mine isn’t like that. Mine will never be like like that. I bet my boyfriend would love it if I (had/was like) that. Could you imagine how awesome life would be and how awesome I would be..” And so on -basically taking your mind to the final point, which is – “I’m not good enough.” And these thoughts…