Today is national Love Your Body day. Who is in charge of creating these “holidays” & how do I get that job? Does it pay well??
But it is something so many of us struggle with. I certainly have my days, we are our own harshest critics. I do find I’m kinder to myself now more than ever though for several reasons:
Big one, I threw away my scale. It’s so much healthier for me to ignore that daily number & focus on feeling good & how my clothes fit... not let that number dictate my self esteem for the day.
Age. At 41, I do have a new perspective on appreciating who I am NOW. You only get to be each age (or decade) once.
Bye bye, gluten. I’ve been gluten free for 4 years now, and for me (not for everyone), it eliminated some inflammation that really wreaked havoc on the way I felt in my skin.
The biggest piece? I’m consistent in the studio. My barre practice allows me occasional indulgences and keeps me in shape. It keeps my stress levels in check. I feel in control. My inner dialogue with myself has changed.
Want to create a new inner dialogue with yourself? Pick a couple days a week to consistently hit the studio. Throw in the third day when you can. Schedule the time for yourself & see how it feels physically, but also emotionally, to be in control of loving your body.
See you at the barre,