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The Power of I AM

Say something nice about yourself ⬇️

I am ______________.

There’s power in your I am…

whatever you say will follow.

This saying hit me hard this week. After a not so great week, I was starting to doubt myself, my decisions, and even my ability to tackle my to-do list.

Then I started paying attention to what was playing over and over in my head.

“I am stressed”

“I am anxious”

“I’m tired”

And sure enough, what I put out there came to me. So I decided to try something different. I started focusing on the positives and even though I was an anxious stress case kept repeating…

“I am calm”

“I am happy”

“I am energized”

And guess what happened?! Anxiety evened out, my workouts felt better, and goals were crushed.

Now I am the LAST person to push the mindset/manifest stuff. I’m the girl who gets stressed in yoga and reviews my to-do list at any attempt to mediate 😂, but I promise it works!! .

Will you give it a try?! What’s your I AM statement going into the new week?


I always used to make this mistake…

I always used to make this HUGE MISTAKE.
I would try to criticize myself into change. I believed that if I HATED my body enough, I would build up the motivation to CHANGE it.
What usually happened instead was I would end up feeling worse about myself, discouraged, and uninspired.
I was putting NEGATIVITY into my mindset, and positive changes happened few and far between.
But then I realized I needed to switch my approach. We need to show ourselves compassion, self-acceptance, and self LOVE in order to INSPIRE positive CHANGE.
When I started to practice this on the regular, the POSITIVE change happened with ease. I started to fuel my body to take care of myself, workout because I loved my body, and accept the things I just couldn’t change (hello short legs!).
Bottom line: Focus on the things you LOVE about yourself, be patient, and stop dwelling on the things you can’t change. There are plenty of people out there to criticize you. Be the one to show YOU some love 💛

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Love Yourself

3 Rules in Life:
1️⃣ If you do not go after what you want, you’ll never have it.
2️⃣ If you do not ask, the answer will always be no.
3️⃣ If you do not step forward, you will always be in the same place.
I used to feel AFRAID to go after what I wanted. I thought it was selfish, demanding, and honestly way too PUSHY for me. Then I learned something. NO ONE else is going to go after things for me. No one is responsible for improving, advancing, or bettering my life, other than me.
It’s up to me and it’s not selfish, it’s self-love. Your voice is valid. Don’t be scared. Or, be scared but speak anyway 💛

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Don’t you worry your pretty little mind…people throw rocks at things that SHINE.

Give yourself permission to shine. Comparison for me has always been crippling. Couple that with worrying what others think and you have a paralyzing stop to chasing my dreams. WELL I am learning to push past this fear of comparison and pleasing everyone. I do what I LOVE, I aim to be HAPPY, and I don’t let others decide how to live my life.

Hold your head high and surround yourself with people who lift you up. 💛