Let's start by asking, WHAT is self care? If you speak with me often or read my posts, you'll know that I'm a wee bit obsessed with self care! Unfortunately lately this has become a bit of a buzz word or buzz phrase and there is a lot of confusion around what exactly it means... So let's get clear! Self Care is any activity that makes you feel nourished and taken care of. But this is such a broad definition! So won't this encompass a ton of things? YES it does... and that'
As was mentioned last week, in my humble opinion diets suck... And hey that's all well and good, but what does it mean? What now? What steps do we take moving forward if diets are out of the question? I'm glad you asked! My answer to that is listen to your gut. Both figuratively and literally. Your body is constantly telling you what it likes and what it doesn't. This can come in many forms, and as each body is different there's always different things to look out for, b
Oh dieting... You've probably been on a diet or two (or ten) in your life. If not, then you likely know quite a few people who have. Whether it looks like a diet or not, anything that restricts your food intake, invokes guilt, has "good" and "bad" foods, and dictates what you should or shouldn't eat is in fact a diet. By jumping on the diet bandwagon, you're supporting a multi-billion dollar industry. Remember it is in their best interest if you have great short term succ
Daily affirmations can be a powerful tool in growing and lovingly transforming your body image. So what is an affirmation you may ask? It is a positive sentence that you repeat to yourself on a daily basis. It is something you aspire to achieve or grow into, yet said as if you're already there. Typically written down and kept somewhere you'll see it often (such as taped to your bathroom mirror), affirmations are read out loud to yourself each day. Affirmations are somethi