Now that I have an 11 week old baby, I have quickly realised how having a baby can have an impact on a mum's self confidence. I will give you some top tips on increasing your self esteem in the next three blog posts, which I have broken down into three themes: Appreciate … Continue reading Self Esteem for Mums (and everyone else!) Part 1: Appreciate your Body
There is no power on earth more formidable than the truth. - Margaret Lee Runbeck Day Twenty Two: Power Telling the truth can be so powerful, it can change the world. Think about the way people talk about mental health now compared to a few years ago - people telling their true stories started this. … Continue reading 30 Day Self Esteem Challenge: Day Twenty Two
"There's no need to dress like everyone else. It's much more fun to create your own look." - Twiggy Day Fifteen: Create We are half way through the challenge and it seems a good time to tap into creativity! Do you ever feel worried about wearing a certain outfit or creating a new look for … Continue reading 30 Day Self-Esteem Challenge: Day Fifteen (Halfway!)
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.