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BALANCE

One Halloween, I restricted my food for days so I could eat candy on Halloween. I ended up with a migraine from the sugar my body wasn’t used to any more. ⁣⁣
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One Halloween, I skipped a costume party because I was so uncomfortable in my skin, and knew I wouldn’t find anything to wear. ⁣⁣
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One Halloween, I spent the entire day dreading all the candy that would surround me. Would I be able to say no? Would I stick to my diet perfectly? The fear of food paralyzed me. ⁣⁣
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Now, I no longer restrict, place foods off limits, or deprive myself of foods I enjoy. ⁣⁣
I no longer miss out on events, parties, or outings because of the way my body looks. ⁣⁣
I no longer let food dictate my day, or cause fear, overwhelm, or take up much space in my brain. ⁣⁣
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If you struggle too, I promise you… ⁣⁣
You can find peace with your body.⁣⁣
Food will not always be the enemy.⁣⁣
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Balance is possible. ⁣⁣

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We’re in this together

Stop being so hard on yourself. ⁣⁣
“giving it your all”⁣⁣
does not mean you have to have it all together.⁣⁣
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Let yourself heal from the things you don’t discuss. ⁣⁣
Find patience for yourself as much as you do others. ⁣⁣
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Stop trying to shrink. ⁣⁣
Allow yourself to take up space. ⁣⁣
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Focus on what is going well. ⁣⁣
Stay open and learn to trust. ⁣⁣
Forever work towards loving yourself more. ⁣⁣
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Give to yourself as you give to others. ⁣⁣
Speak to yourself as you do to others. ⁣⁣
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We’re in this together ⁣⁣💛

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⁣𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘣𝘭𝘦𝘮 𝘪𝘴𝘯’𝘵 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘣𝘰𝘥𝘺, 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘣𝘭𝘦𝘮 𝘪𝘴 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘬 𝘪𝘵 𝘰𝘧 𝘪𝘵… 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘬 𝘰𝘧 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳𝘴𝘦𝘭𝘧. ⁣

For years I thought changing my body would be the magical cure for my poor body image, but I’m slowly I’m learning it will forever be a work in progress for me. ⁣

Body image is something I still struggle with. ⁣
It’s something that creeps in when I get anxious. ⁣
It’s my coping mechanism when things don’t go my way. ⁣
It’s my default to focus on when other things are off. ⁣

And I’ve learned no matter how small I get, or how much I grow. I will FOREVER find a flaw. ⁣

So I recognize that and am always working towards separating how my body looks from who I AM as a person. ⁣

And as I work to be the healthiest version of me on the outside, I work towards becoming the healthiest me on the inside. ⁣

I’m learning new ways to cope. ⁣
I’m reframing my mindset. ⁣
I’m choosing to work towards seeing things differently – even if I don’t believe it just yet. ⁣
And quite honestly, I’m learning to look deeper for the underlying problems triggering my poor body image (it often has nothing to do with my body). ⁣

Because if you never work on changing your mindset – the external will never be good enough. ⁣

𝗪𝐨𝐫𝐤 𝐭𝐨𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬 𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐩𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐞 𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐲. 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐟𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐨 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐜𝐞. ⁣

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Crush SUGAR with me!

Next week we are officially 10 weeks away from the end of 2019 ⁣⁣

🎃 If you lost just 1 lb a week, you would lose 10 pounds.⁣⁣
🍂 If you lost 1.5 lbs, you would lose 15 pounds.⁣⁣
🎄 If you lost 2 lbs each week you’d lose 20 pounds⁣⁣
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All incredibly doable if you decide to make a change now! And I’ve got just the thing to help…⁣⁣
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🍭🍭Our 2019 Sugar Crush 🍭🍭⁣⁣
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For 30 days we’ll be crushing sugar cravings, nixing the energy slumps, teaching you the ins and outs of sustainable nutrition, and let’s be real, avoiding the traps of the Halloween candy.🍡⁣⁣
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You’ll get everything you need to reach your goals in 4 weeks from home! You’ll be fully equipped with a nutrition plan of action & optional fitness plan (plus major support from me).

If you’re interested in learning more drop your favorite emoji below ⬇️🍫🍬🍩 ⬇️ and I’ll send all the deets!!!⁣⁣

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THERAPY. ⁣

Movement is my THERAPY.

When I fell in love with dance, I had no idea that it would quickly become the greatest thing I could do for myself and my body. ⁣

I lacked confidence. ⁣
I was plagued by food and an eating disorder. ⁣
But it quickly became the one outlet for my anxiety and self hatred. ⁣
It brought me joy and community during a time when I felt very much alone. ⁣

When I fell in love with group fitness it gave me direction during a time when I felt lost. ⁣

I struggled with body image, speaking up for myself, ⁣
It taught me confidence. ⁣
I found my passion. ⁣

When I fell in love with strength training it taught me to appreciate my body for what it could do instead of how it looked. ⁣

It taught me strength. ⁣
It helped me fight depression and anxiety. ⁣
It became the outlet that saved me. ⁣

𝐁𝐨𝐭𝐭𝐨𝐦 𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐣𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝐦𝐨𝐯𝐞. ⁣
It doesn’t matter what you do. ⁣
Find what you love. ⁣
Find what brings you joy.⁣
𝐑𝐞𝐩𝐞𝐚𝐭 𝐝𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐲. ⁣

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