You can look in the mirror and find a million things wrong with yourself. Or you can look in the mirror and think, 'I feel good, I have my health, and I'm so blessed.' That's the way I choose to look at it. - Isla Fisher Day Eight: Reflect When I first began therapy, my counsellor … Continue reading 30 Day Self Esteem Challenge: Day Eight
I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself. Oprah Winfrey Day Two: Thank Today you might not be able to LOVE your body, but can we all be grateful for what our body does for us, how it works to serve us every second of every … Continue reading 30 Day Self-Esteem Challenge: Day Two
Well done to Rebel Wilson for winning Cosmopolitan's Ultimate Woman of the Year! Great to see this go to a woman who knows that inner beauty is worth 100 times more than appearances.
Make sure you look at yourself as a whole person when you look at your reflection. Normally, we look immediately for our imperfections when we look at a mirror. Instead, take a step back and look at your complete self. Focus on the good, and accept the flaws. Your flaws do not define you, they are part … Continue reading Boost of the Day #116: Change your reflection
I saw this below post on Facebook from Fight For Equality today and it gave me a much needed Monday Motivation boost! Meryl Streep - this is her on her way home from an audition for King Kong where she was told she was too "ugly" for the part. This was a pivotal moment for the young … Continue reading Boost of the Day #102: Meryl Streep
Another great article from Buzzfeed here: Click here for the article. Main points I took from this: Worrying about weight, body tone, skin problems, baldness and so on is not just an issue for women. Men go through just the same problems. The images of men in the media are powerful and can really affect … Continue reading Men and body image
Comparison is our worst enemy. Instead of looking at others and wishing you were more like them, work on becoming the best version of you possible. Make your body fitter and healthier instead of wasting time wishing your body was something it can never be...someone else's.
Who would make more of an impact - would you prefer someone to call you pretty or witty? Slim or passionate? It's easy to get caught up in thinking that being pretty and slim is going to change your life, but what is really important is how you show your inner self. By all means, work on … Continue reading Boost of the Day #45: Don’t be defined by your shell
I have loved reading the reaction to Protein World's advert: Are you beach body ready? The original ad is below: So the message is that to be ready for the beach, you have to have the perfect body. Nice. As if our self-esteem isn't reliant enough on looking skinny and having perfect skin, hair etc. … Continue reading Boost of the day #22: Each Body’s Ready
Another excellent example of a celebrity using their powers for good and spreading the word that... It's okay to be different - be yourself. Don't compare yourself to others, you're beautiful in your own way. Don't waste the one thing that makes you unique: YOU. Embrace being you. Thanks Miranda!