It’s not much of a surprise that so many women aren’t feeling overly confident with their bodies these days. All you need to do is open a magazine, watch a TV show, or look at an advert to see that there are some astonishing social ideals of what women should look like – even though women’s bodies are all completely different.
So, body confidence is a fantastic idea, but a tough philosophy to follow. However, with a few hints and tips, it’s possible to learn how to love yourself for who you are, not what other people’s expectations are. Let’s take a look at some new ways of thinking to embrace who you are and start your journey on the road to being body confident.
Hi, my lovely readers! I wanted to sit down and write a more personal post about how to end the year with a clear mind and set intentions. I often enjoy this time of the year to reflect on all that was accomplished in the last 365 days, where I can improve, what I still want to achieve, and ways to overall become a better version of myself.
To begin, I often carve a full day out of my schedule to fully relax and prepare my mind to set intentions for the next year. I don’t know about you, but it takes my body a full 24 hours to let down from the hustle and bustle. I have a ritual that really preps my body and soul to review the year receive abundance in the year to come. Keep reading to find out how to end the year with a clear mind and set intentions.
Nobody in this world is born with unlimited self-confidence. If someone has a lot of self-confidence then there is a high chance that they have been working on it for years and it really is something that you have to learn.
You’re probably in the swing of the holiday season, and enjoying all the festivities it has to bring. There’s nothing like Christmas and the new year to make you feel great and enjoy spending time with your loved ones. It’s also the perfect excuse to get dressed up for the party season and spend some time investing in yourself so that you look and feel your best. Therefore, now is an ideal time to start planning your new year plans so that you can continue to feel gorgeous through January and the year ahead. The beginning of any month is the chance for a fresh start, so why not make next month all about you, and focus on the things that will make you happy.
Whatever area of your life that you feel is holding you back; start thinking about how to change it today so that you can get the confidence boost you need. Planning changes and improvements for 2018 will ensure that you enter it with a spring in your step and with the ability to tackle anything the year throws at you. To become motivated and get that momentum going, make your health, happiness, and wellbeing your top priority for a successful future. The following are some areas to consider to have a positive start to the new year, and some ideas on how to focus your actions and help yourself feel great.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock during the past few weeks, it’s likely that you’ve noticed the coming of winter: The temperatures have dropped, the rain and the snow have replaced the sunny summer days, and more and more people are walking around with a red and sniffly nose and a bag full of tissues. You can’t deny it any longer: Winter doesn’t always show the best in people. Cracked lips are a common and extremely painful complaint of hundreds of individuals who are left unable to smile for days. For others, it’s red and sore skin on the hands as soon as the first cold winds blow outside. You’ll be lucky if you can survive the cold season without catching a cold – and everybody knows that colds are the worst because they can last for weeks. However, it doesn’t mean that you should let winter ruin your days and damage your mood. You can stay healthy and stylish despite the cold weather and here’s how:
I don’t know about you but my phone is practically attached to my hand. All through the day, I am constantly checking emails, messages, voicemails, calls, social media, the news. The list goes on. I can’t recall a time where I didn’t have my phone on me or a screen glaring in my face. At times, it feels like a strange obsessive habit where I filter through all the usual apps to see if anything has changed. It only hit recently that this isn’t normal behavior when I knew nothing had changed yet I was about to check again. It made me question, “Why is it so hard to put our phones down?”
If you follow along on Instagram, you may have seen my posts about #thekindesschallenge. I am challenging myself, and anyone who would like to join, to do something kind for yourself or others each day of the month. I came up with the idea after hitting December 1st and realizing it is not only the holidays but also my birthday month. I usually am so pumped and excited to celebrate all these wonderful moments, but for some reason this year I wasn’t feeling it. It made me so sad!
Confidence can be a magical thing. When you have it, you can feel on top of the world. But when you don’t, there can be no worse feeling. Although we’d all much rather have days that are more like the former, it often seems that time and again we suffer from more like the latter. As women, we don’t always tend to feel that confident in ourselves and it can totally blow! So when you hear others telling you to cheer up or to put yourself out there, it can be super frustrating because it’s hard to shake off a low-self esteem.
Instead, we have to work towards creating more confidence. While this isn’t something that can happen overnight, it is something that we can have – and will have when we start to work at it. There are a plethora of ways to reprogram your thinking and how you view yourself. Then there are these tips that slightly more familiar than pushing through your fears or trying something new. Sometimes, the way to give yourself to biggest confidence boost of all are the things bring comfort. So bucking the more conventional trends, let’s look at the alternative ways to feel more confident in yourself.
Ever have one of those days where you seem to run around endlessly for other people? Your boss needs help with a project, but that just means he’s leaving you to do it all. Your friend’s been on the phone 4 times already about her breakup, and it’s only 9 am. Even the dog is demanding another walk. Sometimes you don’t seem to be able to catch a moment that is just for you. Here are simple ways to start investing time into yourself amidst a busy life.