Loving your body through pregnancy is a gift you give both yourself and your little one to come – here are five simple ways to start shifting the way you see your shifting body.
Being pregnant is the ultimate test of patience for me. I’ve never been a naturally patient person, so I’ve spend the last decade proactively practicing patience in my character, most of the time failing miserably as I do so. The experience of being pregnant however combines all of the very reasons I struggle with
Just between you and me, Trish, I wanted to let you know that I too experience moments of self-doubt. Most of the time I feel unstoppable and passionate about my dreams, but from time to team, I have lows too. I’m sharing with you because I wanted to know that if you ever feel
I’m almost embarrassed to admit it, but one of the first motivators that got my attention in regards to caring about the safety of my personal care products was motivated by vanity, but it’s true. It took me by surprise that learn that the products I put on my face and on my
“There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear.” 1 John 4:18 Living with Body Image Dysmorphia is like walking through life with an unflattering mirror chasing you – you try to avoid the mirror, but it follows you everywhere you go, taunting and teasing you like bullies on
Oh my, oh my, what do I spy … is that a delivery truck bringing me some package-love to my doorstep? Yes, okay, I admit it, my husband says I have an Amazon and Beautycounter addiction, but seriously, is there any little pleasure more exciting in the middle of the day than opening your door
Models, actresses, and anyone else living under the spotlight are often the last people that everyday women want to seek advice from, at least in terms of falling in love with the person they see in the mirror. But what some forget is that a positive self image is not just down to having
The perfect formula for fitness is always a hot topic for discussion and brings with it dozens, if not hundreds of options to achieve that “ideal” fit body you are sure will bring you happiness. Each season fills magazine stands with covers that boast the newest and greatest diet plan and the up-and-coming new fitness
Before my days of being a recovering perfectionist, I was a professional perfectionist. Everything in my life rotated around an image of success and achievement I felt obligated to maintain, an obligation I thought made me worth loving. Perfect student. Check. Perfect daughter. Check. Perfect friend. Check. Perfect athlete. Check. Perfect body. Check. Uncheck. Check.
I admit it. Last year someone told me that sunscreen was one of the most toxic-filled things we can put on our skin, but I dug my head in the sand. Seriously, I was overwhelmed by the fact that the biggest names in sunscreen were including harmful chemicals that were seeping deep into my body