Self-love is about acceptance and seeing yourself as the gift you are. How many of you can actually say that you love your body…EXACTLY the way it is? So often we get caught up in the idea that achieving what we don’t currently have will equal happiness. Skinnier = happy. Bigger muscles = happy. Six-pack abs = happy. While those external qualities can be a happy place for some bodies, they don’t necessarily translate as a happy place for every body; male and female alike.
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Isn’t it sad how much time we spend putting ourselves down? Our negative thoughts about ourselves can bleed into all aspects of our lives, creating the environment for being less successful, less happy, and less satisfied. So below, I’ve listed 10 ways you can feel better about yourself, RIGHT NOW! Continue reading 10 Quick Ways to Feel Better About Yourself
By Dory Karinen, Personal Trainer at Elite Sports Club-West Brookfield
I believe that fitness should be just as much about how you feel physically (increasing your energy, sleeping better, decreasing anxiety) and emotionally (self-esteem, confidence, determination), as it is about how you look. Continue reading Why You Should Stop Comparing Yourself to Others