Pinterest and Instagram will try to make you believe that all it takes is a simple quote on a cute background to turn your frown upside-down. And while the idea is there, it's very superficial. And usually I'm left in a deeper funk that where I started.
If I can be confident enough to wear something, despite my flaws/imperfections, then maybe, hopefully, others will feel inspired to feel comfortable enough in their own skin to do the same.
Our thoughts, the things we say, and the things we hear around us are all forms of nutrition. The terms we use turn into behaviors that slowly become normalized -when it's not normal at all. Sometimes it gets so deeply ingrained in us, we don't realize when those overheard phrases become beliefs, and soon enough, they're the culprits to our shame, our fear, and our pain.
I totally get that we all do this. We know it’s easier to give advice than to take our own, but in that case…can any of us really say that we ‘walk the talk’?
Yesterday I achieved a new personal record. I benched 105 lbs for 3 reps. I also discovered that I can do one pull-up.... Then I discovered that I can do three consecutive jumping pull-ups. ((DO YOU KNOW HOW LONG I'VE BEEN WORKING TO GET A GOSH DARN PULL-UP? Excuse my excitement, but the answer is… Continue reading Sab Speaking #1: The Power of Whole Foods & Falling in Love with YOUR OWN Process
The book you need to read, and the 7 things I learned that are encouraging me to live fully, unapologetically, and fearlessly.
So yesterday I was talking with a really good friend of mine, Myles. I truly cherish every moment I get to talk to him because, I believe, there's a recipe for meaningful and valuable conversations. The ingredients include vulnerability, honesty, listening with good intent and consideration, comfort to be yourself and share your opinions, and speaking straight from… Continue reading Penny for your thoughts? A Question that will Really Make You Think