How mean are you? To others? To yourself?
Our Lady of Weight Loss has received hundreds if not thousands of emails from readers who ‘confess’ their self-sabotaging and mean-spirited words … all directed at themselves! Words, thoughts and sentiments that belittle, bring forth feelings of shame, are harsh and even abusive.
“I’m fat.” “I’m disgusted with myself; I’m lazy.” “I don’t know what’s wrong with me.” I hate myself.” “I’m a pig.” “I have no willpower.” “I’m a loser, and I don’t mean in the spirit of weight loss.”
Here’s an exercise that both builds confidence and strong bones, originally published in my first book Our Lady of Weight Loss: Miraculous and Motivational Musings from the Patron Saint of Permanent Fat Removal. You might note that we (Our Lady of Weight Loss and I) prefer a ‘light’ approach to a ‘heavy’ topic. There’s no reason that you cannot have fun, smile, think ‘lite,’ be ‘lite’ … while lightening up, is there?
Now, get ready to ‘lighten up.’
While you are busy steaming your veggies, how about some positive self-esteem talk?
Be sure to compliment yourself at least three times a day!
I love my NuYawk accent.
Look at me – steamin’ and e-steemin’. I am great!
I’m a good person. I just smiled when my mother said, “You’re not giving away your fat clothes, are you? What will you do when you gain it back?
What nice things might you say to yourself today? Comment below!
Change your mind; change your weight!
Fill Up on AFFIRMATIONS!
Increase Your Luck; Decrease Your Waist Size!
Spread the word … NOT the icing!
Janice Taylor is a Life & Wellness Coach, specializing in weight loss, reinvention, transformation & happiness, author, seminar leader and 50-pound-BIG-Time-LOSER! Write Janice for an Introductory Coaching Session.
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