Whatever you tell yourself most often , becomes your mantra ….. your self-fulfilling prophesy .
And , that if we don ’ t push ourselves , we will lose all control .
But what it ’ s actually doing is crushing our confidence , zapping our energy , and keeping us stuck in the diet > lose > gain > shame > diet pattern .
Here are three steps find selflove and self-compassion and break the vicious cycle .
Observe your inner monologue .
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We tend to think of overeating and carrying extra weight as the problem . And the solution is dieting , discipline , and willpower . When that doesn ’ t work , we shame and blame ourselves for “ failing again .”
What if the extra weight isn ’ t the problem , but a SYMPTOM ? If you get curious , instead of beating yourself up , you can uncover the root of your unhealthy patterns and begin changing from the inside out .
The first step is becoming aware of your inner critic- that harsh , negative voice that berates you day after day . Whatever you tell yourself most often , becomes your mantra ….. your self-fulfilling prophesy . The thoughts you have most often will either motivate and move you forward , or be a major obstacle to reaching your goals .
We think of our inner critic as a kind of coach , disciplining us , protecting us from failure , and pushing us forward to achieve our goals .
Become aware of what you are saying to yourself every day .
What ’ s the first thing you say to yourself when you look in the mirror ?
Do you compliment your positives or look for every flaw ? Do you celebrate how much