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Why loving your body is revolutionary

Why loving your body is revolutionary

I’ve been thinking about this a lot recently.

For years now, I’ve been well aware of the tense reality that most women live in when it comes to how we’ve been trained to feel about our bodies.

We’re taught that we are alive in order to be beautiful

That our appearance is the most valuable asset we own

Why bad body image is not your fault

Why bad body image is not your fault

Disliking your body is exhausting. Spending time pinching and wincing at your muffin top, disciplined calculating of calories in versus calories out, mapping the perfect workout, and using the mental energy it takes to stop at every mirror and do a body check to confirm whether or not you’re allowed to like yourself that day… It’s draining just writing about it.

The myth of willpower

The myth of willpower

Let's talk about willpower.
This is a biiiiigggg topic in the food & fitness world. 

"Eat before you go out to dinner so you won't be tempted to eat french fries!"

"Your body is a reflection of your lifestyle. Make a good impression."

Why You Can't Trust Bikini Photos

Why You Can't Trust Bikini Photos

I’m gonna get extra real with you today.

I recently read this article by Mel Wells, fellow diet-ditcher and body love advocate, titled “How to Stop Hating Every Photo of Yourself”. Mel bravely put 6 seemingly ‘perfect’ photos of herself on her blog and dissected them- telling us how her ‘perfectly’ slim body and flawless makeup didn’t accurately reflect what was going on inside her mind and life.

This article was raw. And it hit home for me.

 

What I Always Assumed About Fit People

What I Always Assumed About Fit People

I used to spend hours scrolling through various “Fitspo” accounts on social media, miserably admiring other women’s bodies. The sculpted abs, the toned arms, the ass that was so lifted it was basically on her back…I would look at these photos and think, “Wow…if I just spent a little more time at the gym each day, I could totally look like this...