1. “Those People” If you use this phrase to refer to another group of people as inferior or to dismiss someone’s concerns or beliefs simply because they are not your own, we have a problem.
How you interpret feedback, setback, roadblocks and challenges is your choice. It’s a mindset shift to choose the positive outlook. There has to be a mindset shift within you to be able to MeasureIN. You will never change what’s on the outside, without diving deep and transforming on the inside.
Everyone knows building good habits has a positive effect on your life. So why don’t more of us adopt healthier habits? I think it’s because we get stuck in a narrative we have told ourselves for years. Self-limiting narratives that when gone unchecked, can become devastating to our progress, our confidence, and our ability to achieve the goals we set. It starts with the habits we build.
You become the average of the five people you hang out with the most. Who are you surrounding yourself with? Do they positively impact your life? Or do they drain you? Your tribe should help you become the best version of you, and be a constant reminder of the ways you contribute.
In the past, I would have criticized my body and promised myself an endless amount of cardio and a limited amount of calories to be able to wear the bikinis I was buying. Not fun (nor healthy)…
I think this entire Bikini and Summer Body sales job is just another way to shame women into hating their bodies and making us feel like we need all the quick fixes to feel worthy to wear a bikini. I’m calling Bullshit on the whole thing, and I think you should too.