Life’s Too Short To Hate Yourself: Five Steps To Love Your Body More

 

If I challenged you to stand in front of the mirror naked, take a good long look at your body, and say “I freaking love this”, could you do it? Don’t hit that little x in the top of your screen quite yet. You don’t have to strip off before you can read any further (it’s not that kind of blog). But if you want to find true happiness and contentment in your life, it’s time to start challenging the socially accepted triffle (yes that’s totally a made up word) that’s telling you you can’t do that. That you’re wrong. That you won’t be acceptable until you’ve toned, smoothed, sculpted and polished every last inch of you.

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Is It Bad News Or Good News? The Art Of The Big Reveal

Have you ever sat down and told someone something deeply personal? Or have you been thinking about doing just that? Your heart pounds, your palms sweat, and in that moment you truly wish the Doctor would come with his Tardis and take you anywhere but here. The apocalypse would do. You’ll find yourself avoiding the issue with general chat, even making yourself busy doing that one chore you’ve been putting off. Anything but talk about that one thing.

I’m not going to lie to you and say there’s an easy way to tell someone something difficult. You are going to feel like someone just burst in on you singing into your hairbrush in front of the mirror. Naked. And for a moment, you’re going to have to deal with that vulnerability, as does anyone who needs to share something of themselves. That’s the bad news. The good news is that there are things you can do to make it easier for both you and the person you’re talking to.

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