It might not be a question you openly admit you think about, but to a degree we all do. When I ask new clients why they want to lose weight, their answers, whether they realize it or not, show how reliant they are on what other people think of them.
They want self-confidence. They want to like their body. They want to be accepting of who they are and what they look like.
These goals tend to be side effects of cultural pressures. Whether those pressures are real, or if they are a result of our own perspective, is beside the point. The point is we care and it creates a struggle.
The Choice Is Yours
Perspective is an interesting thing. It practically drives all of our behaviors. And it influences our goals and outcomes.
When you like and accept yourself, you take better care of yourself. That, in turn, creates a positive side effect with your body.
The best part is that this acceptance is your choice. No one can take it from you and no one can give it to you.
You have to decide.… Continue Reading