Bikini Season is upon us! Are you ready?

My mother in law loves taking lots of pictures of us on holiday, including pictures of me in my bikini by the pool! I still remember the first time we went on holiday together and she was taking photos of me. I didn’t like it one bit. She likes “in the action” photos, so most of the time I didn’t even know she was taking them. I had to reassure that she would not post any of them on Facebook!! She promised she wouldn’t. I actually just wanted to burn (delete) them!

This year however, things were different. In March we went on holiday together and again she was taking lots of pictures. This time, when going through them I wasn’t all grossed out about seeing me in a bikini!

YAY!

First of all, what a terrible thing to think about myself! Is it really that bad to look at my own body? Well yes it is! And I am sure I am not alone! But really! Would we say that we are grossed out about seeing our best friend in a bikini if she is a little bulky and overweight? I recon not!

Second of all, did my body really change that much? I have lost some weight but I am surely not skinny and I do not look like the woman in the picture.

So what has changed?

 

My confidence and how I view myself has changed! All the holistic work I am doing for myself is really working! I am so happy that I am finally accepting and loving my body the way it is.

Here is the good news! So can you!

If you are unable to look at yourself in the mirror and hate seeing photos of yourself, especially in a bikini, you too can start to love yourself, just the way you are! You are worthy of love and you are beautiful!

 

Here are 5 small things you can do start loving your body:

  1. Take a yoga class.  Doing yoga forces you to connect with your body in a different way and you will start to see your body differently.
  2. Get to know Louise Hay! Click here to listen to one of her many lectures or guided meditations you can find on youtube.
  3. Schedule something good for yourself at least once a week. It can be a massage or other treatment, try something new like Reiki, go for a walk, reconnect with a friend – anything that makes you happy! Go on, schedule it in now!
  4. Eat more vegetables! When you fuel your body with delicious nutrients, vitamins and minerals, your body will glow and you will start feeling different.
  5. Stop comparing yourself to others! You are and look the way you look and that’s the end of it! Cherish yourself! You are worthy!

Oh dear, there are so many more, it is hard to choose just 5! Be good to yourself! How do you expect other people to love you if you don’t love yourself? You can start now!

Let me know in the comments below which one thing you will do today to love yourself more?

 

Get Real 7 Day Challenge

I am so exited to announce that I am running a FREE 7 day challenge for a new and improved you! 7 days for more energy, to feel awesome about yourself and losing weight in the process. This is my first of hopefully many challenges, and it’s going to be fun and so empowering to do with other people struggling just like you! 

It all starts on Monday

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We could all use some tweaking in the health department of our lives, couldn’t we? This 7 day challenge is to help you kickstart your journey to more energy, feel awesome about yourself and to lose weight while doing it! 

So what the challenge?

Every day for 7 days you will receive a challenge via email. They are all little things that you can do. Nothing difficult or tedious, but they are life changing!

Who is this challenge for?

This challenge is for anyone who is struggling with weight, body image or self love. For anyone who could use little tips throughout your day to live just a little bit healthier – and let’s face it, couldn’t we all use a small booster?

Best of all, no preparation needed. All you need to do is read my emails, do the challenge and share your experiences!

That’s not too hard is it? And it’s FREE! Remember, it starts next Monday so sign up now! 

What have you got to lose? Sign up here!

We only have one life, so let’s make it a good one! Love yourself enough now to treat yourself right and live a happier and healthier life!

Click here to sign up now!

Talk soon,

Anne Louise